• June 9, 2021

FARE believes that “consistent innovation and advancements have provided hope that researchers can finally find a new solution for diagnosing food allergies.” They have launched a global research competition “to motivate innovative researchers to develop a novel, safe and compassionate method to accurately diagnose food allergies in children and adults. The new solution will replace […]

  • April 6, 2021

In the forward, Michelle Cloutier, MD, Chair, Expert Panel Working Group, indicated “there is an ‘absence of many strong recommendations,’ which are those recommendations that clinicians should adhere to almost all the time as standard of care. ‘This is not, however, surprising given the variations in asthma phenotypes and endotypes and in the outcomes used […]

  • February 10, 2021

“Excessive SABA use is only one indicator for poor asthma control but the risks are not well understood by patients and are often overlooked by healthcare professionals,” said the lead investigator. According to the ERS article, “the study’s findings are now being used to support and inform a three-year program that provides general practices with […]

  • December 1, 2020

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has published the report, “Asthma Disparities in America: A Roadmap to Reducing Burden on Racial and Ethnic Minorities.” The report discusses “serious gaps in asthma rates, care and outcomes” and is follow-up to AAFA’s 2005 report, “Ethnic Disparities in the Burden and Treatment of Asthma.” The new […]

  • September 29, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic began, it was commonly believed that patients with asthma would be at increased risk for severe symptoms, hospitalization and mortality. Surprisingly, “a growing body of research that suggests that the link between COVID-19 and asthma is far more complex than experts might have anticipated.” A small number of studies have shown […]

  • August 4, 2020

Published in JAMA Pediatrics and reported by CNN, a study of nearly 800,000 children found that infants who were given antibiotics—penicillin, cephalosporin, sulfonamide or macrolide—had an increased risk of developing allergies (such as food allergies), asthma or dermatitis as children. A causative relationship was not found and more research is needed to determine the nature […]

  • June 2, 2020

The “AIR Louisville” collaboration involved approximately 1,200 residents and equipped their inhalers with digital sensors. When one coal-fired power plant retired coal as an energy source and three additional plants installed stricter sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission controls, researchers had the opportunity to analyze the impact of the coal-fired power plant energy transitions on residents’ respiratory […]

  • February 4, 2020

The findings provide an overview of patient-reported levels of access to prevention, diagnosis, care and empowerment. In addition, the report provides recommendations for healthcare providers and systems, policy makers and payers, as well as patients and researchers.

  • November 25, 2019

SAKB’s primary goal is to improve the quality of the lives of children with asthma by teaching them and their family best practices to control their asthma.

  • September 23, 2019

The maps of “The Human Cell Atlas” reveal differences between normal and asthmatic airways and indicate how cells in the lung communicate with each other. Researchers also discovered a new cell state that produces mucus in asthmatic patients. Understanding the cells and their signals may eventually lead to new drug targets for asthma treatment.