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CHMP recommends approval for Dupixent for add-on maintenance treatment for severe asthma

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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Post-hoc analysis of MERIT Phase III trial of Odactra shows better sleep for allergic rhinitis patients

ALK has released new analysis of clinical trial data showing that its Odactra (sublingual allergy immunotherapy tablet or SLIT) for...

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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.

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

Use our patient case studies to discover how experts diagnose and treat chronic spontaneous urticaria.

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Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis causes great strain on the workforce. Help to reduce sick days and improve productivity with appropriate treatment options.

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Guidelines

European S3-Guideline on the systemic treatment of psoriasis vulgaris - Update Apremilast and Secukinumab - EDF in cooperation with EADV and IPC.

In addition to the interventions discussed in the update, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved apremilast and secukinumab as new treatment options for psoriasis.

Added 9 months ago

Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management

This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks.

Added 9 months ago

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.

Added 11 years ago

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Journal articles

Efficacy of autologous whole blood or serum therapy for chronic spontaneous urticaria: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Objective: We elucidated currently available evidence for the efficacy and safety of AWB therapy and AST for CSU.

Added 13 hours ago

Real-life data on the effectiveness and safety of omalizumab in monotherapy or combined for chronic spontaneous urticaria: a retrospective cohort study.

Background: The real-life data on the effectiveness and safety of omalizumab in chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) with validated methods are scarce. There is also a lack of information on the use of combination treatments.

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Benefits and Harms of Omalizumab Treatment in Adolescent and Adult Patients With Chronic Idiopathic (Spontaneous) Urticaria: A Meta-analysis of "Real-world" Evidence.

Objective: To quantitatively synthesize what is known about the benefits and harms of omalizumab in the real-world clinical management of CIU regarding urticaria activity, treatment response, and adverse events.

Added 15 hours ago

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Clinical trials

Mepolizumab for the Treatment of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

This is an exploratory study designed to generate preliminary data in evaluating the efficacy of Nucala in the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria.

Added 12 hours ago

A Study to Compare Safety and Efficacy of Upadacitinib to Dupilumab in Adult Participants With Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis (Heads Up)

This is a phase 3, randomized, multi-center study that will evaluate upadacitinib versus dupilumab in adults (18-75 years of age) with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) who are candidates for systemic therapy.

Added 7 days ago

JAK1 Inhibitor With Medicated Topical Therapy in Adolescents With Atopic Dermatitis (JADE TEEN)

This is a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel group, Phase 3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of PF 04965842 in adolescent participants 12 to <18 years of age with moderate to severe AD

Added 6 days ago

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Blog Posts

The Asthma Report

ERS 2018 | Day 4 Highlights

Posted 6 months ago

A look at two sessions from the ERS Congress dealing with devices for the management of asthma and an in-depth look at some of the allergic responses to asthma.

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

Posted 8 months ago

For many the fear of the unknown is a daunting thought, but particularly so for patients with HAE. Left untreated, this disease causes unpredictable recurrent severe swelling, typically of the limbs, face, intestinal tract and airway.

Alex Keen

EULAR 2018 – Biosimilars: the future of rheumatology?

Posted 9 months ago

EULAR's Annual European Congress of Rheumatology aims to encourage innovation and collaboration across all aspects of rheumatology, something that is particularly well illustrated by biologics and their more affordable counterpart, biosimilars. Could they unlock the door to accessible, life-changing treatment for millions more?

CME

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research
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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

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