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FDA accepts supplemental biologics license application for Xolair for the treatment of nasal polyps.- Genentech/Roche

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group announced that the FDA has accepted the company’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA)...

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EU approves Dupixent for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis.- Sanofi

The European Commission approved a new indication for Dupixent (dupilumab), from Sanofi, in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP). Dupixent...

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CHMP recommends Dupixent to treat adults with severe chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis. Sanofi

The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion for Dupixent (dupilumab)...

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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

Recent developments and highlights in allergic rhinitis.

This review presents an overview of recently published papers highlighting the risk factors, mechanisms, and treatment of AR.

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Serum IL-1β can be a biomarker in children with severe persistent allergic rhinitis.

Background: Allergic rhinitis (AR) is one of the most common diseases globally and usually persists throughout life. In the present study, we aimed to determine whether the expression of inflammatory biomarkers has a relationship...

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Effects of Serum Vitamin D and Efficacy of Subcutaneous Immunotherapy in Adult Patients With Allergic Rhinitis.

Immunotherapy is the standard of treatment for long-life relief of symptoms of allergic rhinitis. Vitamin D may affect the outcomes of treatment. This study evaluated the clinical efficacy of subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy in...

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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 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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