ATS 2021, News
Patients with normal adrenal function are largely able to eliminate the use of oral corticosteroids or achieve a daily dose of 5 mg or less.
Ascorbic acid level testing confirmed severe deficiency (<0.1mg/dL).
AAAAI 2021, News
Patients with asthma who depend on oral corticosteroids (OCS) may be able to reduce the dependence or eliminate the use of OCS altogether with benralizumab.
The use of bronchial thermoplasty resulted in improvements in asthma control and reductions in the use of corticosteroid maintenance therapies in patients with asthma.
The American Thoracic Society has released a new clinical practice guideline on the pharmacologic management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Clinical practice guideline addresses 6 emerging questions around COPD management.
Topical glucocorticosteroids recommended over no treatment.
AAAAI 2020, News
High doses of inhaled corticosteroids were associated with lower levels of eosinophils, which may interfere with the recommendation of some monoclonal antibodies in asthma treatment.
ACR 2019, News
Researchers evaluated the efficacy and safety of guselkumab in patients with active psoriatic arthritis who were biologic-naive or treated with prior tumor necrosis factor inhibitors.
ACAAI 2019, News
Mepolizumab reduced the number of exacerbations in patients with severe asthma, but exacerbations per month remained relatively stable throughout the year without a clear seasonal influence.