Severe asthma: safety of benralizumab in adolescents
The long-term BORA study confirms the safety and efficacy of the monoclonal antibody benralizumab.read more
Oak Processionary Moth: Symptoms Can Occur Well Beyond the Summer
When hiking in the forest during the summer, areas with any remaining nests of the oak processionary moth should be avoided. The irritating hairs of the caterpillars can cause itching, papules and even allergies well into the autumn.read more
Does a low carbohydrate diet prevent asthma attacks?
Eating more fat than carbohydrates appears to curb inflammation in the lungs. This was the result of an animal study conducted by the University of Bonn.read more
UPDATE: New drug for treating chronic urticaria
EAACI Annual Congress 2020: A new drug for treating chronic spontaneous urticaria relieves symptoms such as hives and itchy swelling of the skin and mucosa more frequently than any previously available drugs.read more
Family doctors often fail to recognise cortisone-induced diabetes
Long-term cortisone use can lead to a specific type of diabetes that is often not recognised right away, according to the German Diabetes Association (DDG).read more
Focus on Hay Fever – What Are the Latest Research Findings?
In the coming days and weeks, more and more birch pollen will be released into the air, and many people with hay fever will feel it.read more