The pivotal Phase III double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled study evaluated children aged six through 11 with moderate-to-severe allergic asthma
uncontrolled despite inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) therapy.
While antibodies are typically reserved for severe asthma, this research can lead to antibody treatment for those who have mild allergic asthma
Nice said patients should be able to have the medication if they have been diagnosed with a certain type of allergic asthma
and need continuous or frequent treatment with oral corticosteroids (at least four courses in the previous year).
The study, conducted at the Department of Biomedical Sciences at University of Pescara, Italy, examined 76 patients, aged 25-45 years, with mild to moderate allergic asthma
to dust mites.
Jackson said: "As someone with severe allergic asthma
, I understand how life changing Xolair can be.
The finding is the first to document the presence of the protein flagellin in house dust, bolstering the link between allergic asthma
and the environment.
This harms their immune system and raises the likelihood of them developing allergic asthma
, the most widespread form of the respiratory condition.
Scientists believe the drugs disrupt bacteria in a child's gut, harming their immune system and raising the likelihood of them developing allergic asthma
In this issue, we respond to your questions about the causes of and treatments for allergies and allergic asthma
The medicine, which could be used for up to 300 children in the UK, is injected into the skin to control severe allergic asthma
which has not responded to conventional treatments.
There are several types of asthma, with exercise-induced and allergic asthma
the most common.
A randomised controlled study of purified air administered to the 'breathing zone' at night to people with allergic asthma
found that active treatment over 10 weeks resulted in improved health-related quality of life compared with placebo.
has reported the completion of enrollment in the company's Phase II proof-of-concept study of senicapoc in patients with allergic asthma
may result in chronic, irreversible remodeling of the bronchial architecture as indicated by increased smooth muscle and fibrosis around the airways, which is aggravated by mucus hypersecretion into the airway lumen.
The more well-known asthma phenotypes include allergic asthma
, non-allergic asthma
, nocturnal asthma and aspirin sensitivity asthma.