ACAAI's guideline points to new recommendations for managing hay fever

Recently, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) took part in publishing a practice guideline for allergists and other healthcare workers about the latest developments in understanding allergic rhinitis.

Patients with Lung Cancer Reduce Smoking Rate After Enrollment in Phase III Clinical Trial

The first comprehensive, prospective study of smoking habits in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who were enrolled in a phase III early-stage trial revealed that there was a high rate of smoking reduction and cessation following study entry, according to research published today in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. The JTO is the official journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.

A new study reveals cannabis attitudes and patterns of use among followers of the Allergy & Asthma Network

A new survey in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, shows that of those who used cannabis, about half smoked it while a third vaped – both “inhalation routes” likely to affect one’s lungs.

Respiratory doctors urge EU policymakers to aim for earlier diagnosis of lung cancer to save lives

Following the European Union’s announcements of its ambitious Beating Cancer Plan, respiratory doctors, represented by the European Respiratory Society (ERS), call on the European Commission, EU policymakers and national governments to set a goal to increase early diagnosis of lung cancer in Europe by 20% by 2030.

New analysis reveals ‘long-hauler’ COVID-19 patients with prolonged skin symptoms

Some COVID-19 patients experience long-lasting skin symptoms that vary according to type of COVID-19 skin rash, a late-breaking abstract will reveal today at the 29th EADV Virtual Congress.

Sexual health often overlooked in cancer survivorship care, especially for female patients

A new study points to a need for oncologists to ask their patients about sexual health after chemotherapy, radiation and other cancer treatments. In a survey of nearly 400 cancer survivors, 87% said they experienced sexual side effects, but most also said their oncologist had not formally asked about them.

Asthma and food allergies during childhood associated with increased risk of IBS, new research finds

Asthma and food hypersensitivity at age 12 is associated with an increased risk of having irritable bowel syndrome at 16, a new study presented today at UEG Week Virtual 2020 has found

Highlights of the EASL Digital International Liver Congress ILC2020

Top five studies on primary liver cancer presented during the EASL Digital International Liver Congress ILC202o

Dapagliflozin lowers risk of death and kidney failure in patients with chronic kidney disease with or without type 2 diabetes

New research presented at the Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes shows that the drug dapagliflozin, originally developed to treat type 2 diabetes, reduces the risk of declining kidney function, kidney failure, heart failure and death in patients with chronic kidney disease, whether or not they have type 2 diabetes

Study shows that cycling is associated with reduced risk of both all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among people with diabetes

High-intensity interval training combining rowing and cycling improves insulin sensitivity, body composition and cardiorespiratory fitness in obesity and type 2 diabetes