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Sublingual immunotherapy helps prevent asthma in children with allergic rhinitis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In children with allergic rhinitis, sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) can help prevent mild persistent asthma, new skin sensitizations and can reduce bronchial hyperactivity, Italian researchers report. By the end of their 3-year study, SLIT cut the risk of mild persistent...

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Cesarean section linked to allergic rhinitis and atopy in children

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Among children with a parental history of allergies or asthma, having been delivered by cesarean section appears to increases the odds that they will develop allergic rhinitis and atopy -- but not asthma -- US researchers report. “To our knowledge, this is the first...

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ACE inhibitor use may be driving higher US hospitalization rates for angioedema

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hospitalization rates for angioedema have increased in the United States in recent years, surpassing those for other allergic disorders in 2001, according to a report in the August Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. The distinct epidemiologic pattern associated with...