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FDA approves Dupixent to treat chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis

The FDA has approved Dupixent (dupilumab) for use with other medicines to treat chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP) in...

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FDA accepts sBLA for Dupixent to treat severe chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP)

The FDA has accepted for Priority Review the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Dupixent (dupilumab) from Sanofi + Regeneron...

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Two phase III trials of Dupixent show improvements in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps.- Sanofi

Detailed results were presented from two Phase III trials using Dupixent (dupilumab), from Sanofi, in patients with recurring severe chronic...

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EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from 27th EADV Congress, 12-16 September 2018 Paris, France.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a chronic condition characterised by recurrent interruptions in breathing throughout the sleep cycle. Learn about the two main types of sleep apnea and hear from experts as they present the latest research at the Sleep and Breathing conference (Marseille, 2019).

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Guidelines

BSACI guidelines for the management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis

This is an updated guideline for the diagnosis and management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, first published in 2007.

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Guideline on allergen-specific immunotherapy in IgE-mediated allergic diseases

The present guideline was developed on behalf of and financed by the German Society for Allergology and Clinical Immu-nology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allergologie und klinische Immunologie, DGAKI)...

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ESCMID Guideline for the Management of Acute Sore Throat

Acute sore throat is a symptom often caused by an inflammatory process in the pharynx, tonsils or nasopharynx. Most of...

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Journal articles

Effect of High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Versus Plasma Radiofrequency Ablation on Recurrent Allergic Rhinitis.

Background: High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) and plasma radiofrequency ablation (PRA) have been used to treat recurrent allergic rhinitis (AR); however, there is a lack of literature comparing the efficacy of these 2 methods.

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Allergic Rhinitis in Children and Adolescents.

Allergic rhinitis is a common disorder that regularly occurs in children and adolescents. The disease is associated with other allergic diseases, such as asthma, and it carries a heavy burden, with effects on sleep, school performance...

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Platelet-Activating Factor (PAF) in Allergic Rhinitis: Clinical and Therapeutic Implications.

Platelet-activating factor (PAF) is a lipid mediator involved in several allergic reactions. It is released from multiple cells of the immune system, such as eosinophils, neutrophils, and mast cells, and also exerts its effect on most...

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Clinical trials

Tolerability and Potential Efficacy of LTh(αΚ) in Subjects With Allergic Rhinitis

A single center, double-blind, randomized, dose-escalation study to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of 3 doses of AD17002 in comparison to placebo. Subjects will be randomized at 3:1 ratios in each of 3 cohorts to receive AD17002...

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Demonstration of Equivalent Effectiveness of a Novel Anti-allergic Nasal Spray and a Marketed Nasal Product as Well as Demonstration of Fast Symptom Reduction in Allergic Patients

Intranasal corticosteroids are accepted as safe and effective first-line therapy for allergic rhinitis, especially in treatment of persistent symptoms.

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Effects of Broccoli Sprout Extract on Allergy Rhinitis

In this study, patients with allergic rhinitis to grass will be given broccoli sprout extract that contains an antioxidant sulforaphane do see if there is beneficial effect in these patients.

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Lauren McCracken

Lauren McCracken works for our sister agency Digital Medical Communications (DMC Ltd) as an Associate Medical Writer. Lauren is very passionate about healthcare and how technology can improve treatments, and has written a blog series 'Transforming lives through technology'

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EAACI hot topics: Allergen specific immunotherapy (AIT)

When should AIT be used to treat your patients with allergies? Is it right for every allergy? And do we really know the long-term effects of this treatment? This blog highlights some of the talking points surrounding AIT discussed at this year’s EAACI Congress.

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Pharyngitis - red flag symptoms

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