American Academy of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology 2022 News Highlights

AAAAI late-breaking science and findings that could change your treatment plan for patients with severe asthma, summarized by our editors for easy access.

Asthma May be Linked to Severe COVID-19 but Not to Risk for Hospitalization

Patients with asthma who did require hospitalization for SARS-CoV-2 infection were at greater risk for intubation and remdesivir treatment, a new study reports.

Racial/Ethnic Bias Found in Asthma Clinical Trials Used to Update NHLBI Guideline

In the majority of studies that reported racial/ethnic data, White participants were highly overrepresented and Black/Hispanic/all Other underrepresented.

Tezepelumab Reduced Number of Symptomatic Days in Adults and Children with Severe, Uncontrolled Asthma

Patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma given tezepelumab experienced a reduction in asthma symptomatic days, found a new analysis of the NAVIGATOR trial.

Tezepelumab Found Effective in Reducing Exacerbations in Moderate-to-Severe, Uncontrolled Asthma

Tezepelumab significantly reduced exacerbations that required hospitalization or an ED visit in a new analysis of patients with moderate-to-severe, uncontrolled asthma.

New Study Identifies Key Risk Factors Likely to Accelerate a COPD Diagnosis in Patients with Asthma

New research highlights several key risk factors that are likely to accelerate the progression from asthma to COPD, including older age and prior tobacco use.

Tezepelumab Reduced Inflammatory Biomarkers of Severe Asthma in as Little as 2 Weeks

New data from the phase 3 NAVIGATOR trial found tezepelumab treatment reduced inflammatory biomarkers of severe, uncontrolled asthma in as little as 2 weeks.

Tezepelumab Reduces Exacerbations in Patients with Severe Asthma Regardless of Season

New data from the phase 3 NAVIGATOR trial demonstrate superior efficacy of tezepelumab to reduce asthma exacerbations in severe disease year round.


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