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News: Articles from Consultant 360 August 2015

August 2015 Respiratory Disease News from our Partners at Consultant 360

New Study Uncovers Mechanism Responsible For Seasonal Allergies

Researchers have discovered an important mechanism in the development of allergic asthma and seasonal allergies, according to a new study.

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/new-study-uncovers-mechanism-responsible-seasonal-allergies 

 

Is Sublingual Immunotherapy the Best Option for Seasonal Allergies?
A recent meta-analysis tested the efficacy of sublingual immunotherapy with grass pollen tablets in the treatment of patients with seasonal allergic rhinoconjuntivitis.

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/sublingual-immunotherapy-best-option-seasonal-allergies 

 

Secondhand Smoke Increases Stroke Risk by 30%

A recent study examined the impact of second hand smoke exposure on the risk of stroke.

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/secondhand-smoke-increases-stroke-risk-30 

 

Study: Low Lung Function Early in Life Raises COPD Risk
New research examined the role of lung function early in life in the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease later in life.

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/study-low-lung-function-early-life-raises-copd-risk

 

Current COPD Guidelines Frequently Cause Misdiagnosis
Recent research examined the effectiveness of current guidelines for the treatment and diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonarydisease, and the risks of misdiagnosis.

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/study-current-copd-guidelines-cause-frequent-misdiagnosis