This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy and adverse events of house dust mite sublingual allergen immunotherapy vs placebo for asthma exacerbations in adults with allergic asthma during an inhaled corticosteroid reduction period.
This cohort study tracked children living in Southern California over 16 years to determine whether improvements in air quality were associated with reductions in bronchitic symptoms.
This randomized clinical trial assesses whether high-dose vitamin D supplementation during the third trimester of women at high risk of having children with asthma reduces asthma or recurrent wheeze in their offspring.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of vitamin D3 supplementation vs placebo during women’s third trimester of pregnancy on age at onset of persistent wheeze in the children in the first 3 years of life.
This population epidemiology study uses national health databases in Scotland to investigate associations between planned cesarean delivery in a first pregnancy and childhood asthma requiring hospital admission between 1993 and 2015.
This randomized trial evaluates if early administration of azithromycin, started prior to the onset of severe lower respiratory tract illness (LRTI) symptoms, in preschool children with recurrent severe LRTIs can prevent the progression of these episodes.
This randomized trial compares the effectiveness and safety of tiotropium vs long-acting β-agonists among black adults with asthma using inhaled corticosteroids, and determines whether polymorphisms at a locus of the β2-adrenergic receptor gene affect treatment response.
This randomized trial reported that among adults and children aged 12 years or older with poorly controlled asthma, use of a soy isoflavone supplement vs placebo did not result in improved lung function or clinical outcomes.
Dr Teodorescu and coauthors examine the prospective relationship of asthma with incident obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among 547 adults in Wisconsin.
Gershon and coauthors conducted a population-based, longitudinal cohort study to estimate the long-term benefits of combination long-acting β-agonists (LABAs) and inhaled corticosteroids compared with LABAs alone among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Calverley comments in an Editorial.
Castro and coauthors report the effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on asthma treatment failures in adults with symptomatic asthma and lower vitamin D levels.