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Article ID: 721143

Mount Sinai Researchers Find That Most Adults Born Prematurely Survive Without Major Comorbidities

Mount Sinai Health System

Most people born prematurely are likely to survive into adulthood without developing major chronic diseases or conditions like asthma, hypertension, diabetes, and other illnesses, Mount Sinai researchers report in a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

22-Oct-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Heavier birth weight linked to childhood allergies

Article ID: 720669

Heavier birth weight linked to childhood allergies

University of Adelaide

New research shows that the more a baby weighs at birth relative to its gestational age the higher the risk they will suffer from childhood food allergy or eczema, although not hay fever.

14-Oct-2019 3:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Hidden Halloween Allergy and Asthma Triggers Are Truly Frightful

Article ID: 720439

Hidden Halloween Allergy and Asthma Triggers Are Truly Frightful

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Peanuts in candy bars aren’t the only hidden allergens kids with allergies and asthma need to watch for to stay alert to Halloween frights.

9-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720244

How to best handle kids' fall allergies

LifeBridge Health

Perhaps you think of allergies as being most bothersome—and most likely to occur—during the spring and summer months, when pollens and molds are seemingly everywhere.

8-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720242

Managing your child's asthma in the fall: What parents should know

LifeBridge Health

Allergies and other environmental factors can make asthma harder to manage when the season changes to fall.

7-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 719915

Study Assesses Asthma Treatment Options in African American Children and Adults

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

A new study of African Americans with poorly controlled asthma, found differences in patients’ responses to commonly used treatments. Contrary to what researchers had expected, almost half of young children in the study responded differently than older children and adults, and than white children in prior studies.

1-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Pua lands NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Article ID: 719908

Pua lands NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Heather Pua, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has received a 2019 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award. The award, part of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program, is designed to support “unusually innovative research from early career investigators,” according to the NIH.

1-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Women with Asthma Appear More Likely to Have Lower Levels of Testosterone

Article ID: 719757

Women with Asthma Appear More Likely to Have Lower Levels of Testosterone

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Women with asthma appear more likely to have lower levels of “free” (not attached to proteins) testosterone than women who do not have asthma, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

30-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT

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