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Asthma

Asthma

Allergic rhinitis and the “allergic triad,” allergy tests for children, allergic asthma, acute urticaria, a lipstick allergy, allergic contact dermatitis of the scalp—these images show a range of common allergic conditions.

New evidence supports oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy, and sublingual immunotherapy for allergies and asthma. But further work is required for their routine use in clinical practice.

They breathe in more air than do normal-weight persons, exposing them to more air pollutants and making them more vulnerable to asthma and other pulmonary diseases.

Obese children in this study were nearly 3 times as likely to have asthma as nonobese children.

Inhaled corticosteroids may contribute to the high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea among patients with asthma, a study showed.

The risk of a later diagnosis of autism may be slightly increased in young children who have asthma, according to a new study.

A simple way to prevent asthma or treat wheezing may be to eat flaxseed or take some kind of probiotic.

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