Blockade of Histamine Receptors Suppresses Intestinal Anaphylaxis In Peanut Allergy
Simultaneous pre-treatment with antihistamines that block both the H1 and H4 antihistamine receptors suppressed the gastrointestinal symptoms of food allergy in mice, according to researchers at National Jewish Health.
Exacerbations of COPD Accelerate Lung-Function Loss
Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) accelerate the loss of lung function especially among patients with mild disease, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and other institutions.
Survey: Common Asthma Warnings Overlooked
A new national asthma survey commissioned by National Jewish Health shows that many adults are unaware of common symptoms of asthma in adults. Doctors say that the findings explain why many adults with asthma may not realize that they have the disease, and don’t seek treatment that can help them.
National Jewish Health Faculty Earn Three Awards From the American Thoracic Society
Charles Daley, MD, Irina Petrache, MD, and James Crapo, MD, will be recognized at the 2016 American Thoracic Society International Meeting for their contributions to pulmonary medicine
Parental Caregivers Lose Sleep when Children have Chronic Illness
Parents of children with atopic dermatitis, asthma or on ventilator assistance report poor sleep quality, insomnia and chronic sleep disruption, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. In total, caregivers of children with these chronic illnesses average about an hour less sleep per night than caregivers of healthy children.