Do Airborne Peanuts Cause Allergic Reactions?

| December 21, 2023

Do Airborne Peanuts Cause Allergic Reactions?

For today’s episode we will be reviewing articles from the July-August 2021 issue of AllergyWatch, a bimonthly publication which provides research summaries to College members from the major journals in allergy and immunology.

Moderators are Gerald Lee, MD; Stanley Fineman, MD; and Merin Kuruvilla Kalangara, MD.

Articles reviewed:

  • When an asthma patient doesn’t respond to biologic, what should we do?
    Dupilumab improves asthma control and lung function in patients with insufficient outcome during previous antibody therapy
  • Can we reduce lung function loss in asthma?
    Possible protective effect of Omalizumab on lung function decline in patients experiencing asthma exacerbations
  • Airborne peanut doesn’t cause clinical significant reactions
    Peanuts in the air – clinical and experimental studies

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At the time of recording, the speakers had the following disclosures:

  • Dr. Lee has nothing to disclose.
  • Dr. Fineman: Speaker: Takeda; Research: Aimmune, Alladapt, Novartis
  • Dr. Kalangara: Speaker and Consultant: GlaxoSmithKline

Originally recorded November 24, 2021

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