Seasonal Allergies

 
Seasonal Allergy Quiz: 5 Questions on a Budding Problem
March 01, 2017

What is the optimal duration for immunotherapy? Can intranasal steroids be combined with LRTAs? Test your allergy IQ.

Vaccination Strategy May Promise Allergy Prevention
May 06, 2016

An experimental cell-based therapy induces permanent allergen-specific immunologic tolerance to prevent IgE-mediated allergy.

Uptick in Food Allergy Not a Result of Increased Sensitization
May 05, 2016

Why has the number of food allergies increased but overall sensitization to food allergens remained static?

10 Symptoms and Syndromes of Spring
April 14, 2016

Spring has sprung! Click here for the latest research about some of the more common diseases of the season.

DNA Methylation Links Allergic Disease with Season of Birth
April 06, 2016

Results of a new study help explain why your adult patients with atopy most likely have autumn birthdays.

Patient Assessment Key in Childhood Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
April 06, 2016

Poor agreement between caregiver and children for report of symptoms and relief presents a challenge in clinical trials.

Intralymphatic Immunotherapy Safely Reduces Allergy Symptoms
March 16, 2016

The emerging therapy may help overcome drawbacks of existing immunotherapies, such as treatment duration and poor adherence.

Immunotherapy Reduces Allergy Symptoms in Baby Boomers
March 15, 2016

Hay fever is common in adults age 65 years and older but there is little research on the efficacy of customary immunotherapy in this group.

5-grass Pollen Sublingual Immunotherapy Induces Antigen-specific Tolerance
March 06, 2015

The once-daily Oralair tablet may considerably change the experience of seasonal allergy sufferers.

What Works and What's New in Therapy for Ragweed Allergy
January 27, 2015

Current and emerging treatment options for ragweed-induced rhinoconjunctivitis are the topic of a comprehensive review paper--a good read for all primary care providers.