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Obesity Associated with Allergies in Girls, But Not Boys

Obesity may have a greater impact on girls than it does boys when it comes to the development of atopic disease, suggests data presented at the 2017 AAAAI meeting in March. Researchers surveyed 113 children at an urban university hospital about their history of allergic rhinitis, eczema, asthma, food allergies and other markers of atopic […]

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Few Severe Reactions to Allergy Shots and SLIT, Though Asthma a Risk Factor

Having asthma puts you at a greater risk of having a systemic allergic reaction during allergy shots, according to research presented at the AAAAI conference in Atlanta in March. The data comes from an analysis of 46.6 million visits for allergy shots (subcutaneous immunotherapy) and sublingual immunotherapy, in which patients take a dose of allergen […]

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Far Higher Death Rate Among Black Children with Asthma in U.S.

Six times the rate of fatality when compared to deaths of Hispanic and white kids.

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