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Respiratory Allergy

Section edited by Carlo Lombardi

  1. Asthma, and severe asthma in particular, is often managed within a specialized field with allergists and clinical immunologists playing a leading role. In this respect, the National Scientific Society SIAAIC (Soc...

    Authors: G. Carli, A. Farsi, S. Bormioli, E. Ridolo, F. Fassio, S. Pucci, M. Montevecchi, M. Riparbelli, L. Cosmi, P. Parronchi and O. Rossi
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2021 19:22
  2. The observation of patients hospitalized for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) led us to note a lower prevalence of patients affected by chronic respiratory disease, in particular asthmatic patients, compared to ...

    Authors: Fabiana Furci, Marco Caminati, Gianenrico Senna and Sebastiano Gangemi
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2021 19:19
  3. There has been little investigation on how guidelines for allergic rhinitis (AR) treatment are applied in current clinical practice. We aimed to analyze prescription trends and patterns for AR treatment accord...

    Authors: Jaemin Son, Eun-San Kim, Hee-seung Choi, In-Hyuk Ha, Donghyo Lee and Yoon Jae Lee
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2021 19:20
  4. Asthma is a common chronic condition, affecting approximately 339 million people worldwide. The main goal of the current asthma treatment guidelines is to achieve clinical control, encompassing both the patien...

    Authors: Marcello Cottini, Anita Licini, Carlo Lombardi, Diego Bagnasco, Pasquale Comberiati and Alvise Berti
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2021 19:7
  5. Mugwort and house dust mite (HDM) are two of the most common inhalant allergens in Asia, however, whether mugwort affects polysensitized HDM+ allergic rhinitis (AR) patients has not been elucidated.

    Authors: Su Duan, Limin Zhao, Yuling Zhang, Nan Zhang, Ming Zheng, Qiqi Wang, Xu Zhang, Xiangdong Wang, Sun Ying, Claus Bachert, Luo Zhang and Feng Lan
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2021 19:2
  6. Different drugs used to treat asthma, such as beta 2 agonists and inhaled steroids, may promote a higher risk of caries, dental erosion, periodontal disease and oral candidiasis. This article reviews the evide...

    Authors: Federica Gani, Marco Caminati, Fabio Bellavia, Andrea Baroso, Paolo Faccioni, Paolo Pancera, Veronica Batani and Gianenrico Senna
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2020 18:22
  7. Despite availability of clinical guidelines, underdiagnosis, undertreatment, and poor adherence are still significant concerns in allergic rhinitis (AR) therapeutic management. We investigated clinical practic...

    Authors: Giovanni Passalacqua, Antonino Musarra, Gianenrico Senna, Jean Bousquet, Carmen Ferrara, Caterina Lonati and Giorgio Walter Canonica
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2020 18:20
  8. Universally, asthma has high prevalence rates and this has led numerous studies done into its causes. Despite extensive study on asthma the association between 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D (25(OH) vit. D) and asthma r...

    Authors: Alireza Sharif, Hamed Haddad Kashani and Mohammad Reza Sharif
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2020 18:7
  9. Cetirizine is a second-generation antihistamine, derived from the metabolism of hydroxyzine, highly specific for the H1 receptors, and with marked antiallergic properties. Although its history began more than ...

    Authors: Giuseppe Fabio Parisi, Salvatore Leonardi, Giorgio Ciprandi, Angelo Corsico, Amelia Licari, Michele Miraglia del Giudice, Diego Peroni, Carmelo Salpietro and Gian Luigi Marseglia
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2020 18:2
  10. Based on meta-analyses results, it is currently acknowledged that there is an increased risk of pneumonia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) undergoing inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) ...

    Authors: Erminia Ridolo, Cristoforo Incorvaia, Irene Martignago, Laura Pessina, Fulvio Lauretani, Luciano Loperfido, Gian Galeazzo Riario-Sforza, Annalisa Broglia, Bruna L. Gritti and Lorenzo Panella
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2018 16:12
  11. Allergic Rhinitis (AR) is a high-prevalence disease. In Europe about 25% of the general population is affected, and in Italy the prevalence is estimated to be 19.8%. The Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Ast...

    Authors: Federica Gani, Carlo Lombardi, Laura Barrocu, Massimo Landi, Erminia Ridolo, Massimo Bugiani, Giovanni Rolla, Gianenrico Senna and Giovanni Passalacqua
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2018 16:4
  12. Allergic diseases are on the rise in many parts of the world, including the Asia–Pacific (APAC) region. Second-generation antihistamines are the first-line treatment option in the management of allergic rhinit...

    Authors: Marysia Tiongco Recto, Ma. Teresita Gabriel, Kanokvalai Kulthanan, Pongsakorn Tantilipikorn, Derrick Chen-Wee Aw, Tak Hong Lee, Ch’ng Chin Chwen, Somasundran Mutusamy, Nguyen Trong Hao, Vo Thanh Quang and Giorgio Walter Canonica
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2017 15:19
  13. Recently, some studies demonstrated that HMGB1, as proinflammatory mediator belonging to the alarmin family, has a key role in different acute and chronic immune disorders. Asthma is a complex disease characte...

    Authors: Egidio Imbalzano, Sebastiano Quartuccio, Eleonora Di Salvo, Teresa Crea, Marco Casciaro and Sebastiano Gangemi
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2017 15:12
  14. Even if severe asthma (SA) accounts for 5–10% of all cases of the disease, it is currently a crucial unmet need, owing its difficult clinical management and its high social costs. For this reason several netwo...

    Authors: G. Senna, M. Guerriero, P. L. Paggiaro, F. Blasi, M. Caminati, E. Heffler, M. Latorre and G. W. Canonica
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2017 15:9
  15. This meta-analysis compared the health-related quality of life (HRQL) of patients with allergic rhinitis (AR) and/or allergic asthma (AA) caused by perennial house dust mite (HDM) versus AR and/or AA caused by...

    Authors: A. Linneberg, K. Dam Petersen, J. Hahn-Pedersen, E. Hammerby, N. Serup-Hansen and N. Boxall
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2016 14:12
  16. In a historical period in which sustainability of the National Health Service is mandatory because of the international economical situation, the limited available resources at national level and the tendency ...

    Authors: Carlo Lombardi, Eleonora Savi, Maria Teresa Costantino, Enrico Heffler, Manlio Milanese, Giovanni Passalacqua and Giorgio Walter Canonica
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2016 14:5
  17. Published data suggest that asthma is significantly under/misdiagnosed. The present community-based study performed in Italy aims at investigating the level of asthma under/misdiagnosis among patients referrin...

    Authors: Maria Sandra Magnoni, Marco Caminati, Gianenrico Senna, Fabio Arpinelli, Andrea Rizzi, Anna Rita Dama, Michele Schiappoli, Germano Bettoncelli and Gaetano Caramori
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:26
  18. General practitioners (GPs), community pharmacists and allergic rhinitis (AR) patients in Italy were surveyed in order to gain insight from all three perspectives into the diagnosis, management and burden of A...

    Authors: G. Walter Canonica, Massimo Triggiani and GianEnrico Senna
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:25
  19. Severe asthma (SA) is a clinically and etiologically heterogeneous respiratory disease which affects among 5–10 % of asthmatic patients. Despite high-dose therapy, a large patients percentage is not fully cont...

    Authors: Alessandra Chiappori, Laura De Ferrari, Chiara Folli, Pierluigi Mauri, Anna Maria Riccio and Giorgio Walter Canonica
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:20
  20. Rhinitis is often the first symptom of allergy but is frequently ignored and classified as a nuisance condition. Ironically it has the greatest socioeconomic burden worldwide caused by its impact on work and o...

    Authors: Oliviero Rossi, Ilaria Massaro, Marco Caminati, Cristina Quecchia, Filippo Fassio, Enrico Heffler and Giorgio Walter Canonica
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:17
  21. The prevalence of asthma in the most advanced ages is similar to that of younger ages. However, the concept that older individuals may suffer from allergic asthma has been largely denied in the past, and a com...

    Authors: Nicola Scichilone, Maria T Ventura, Matteo Bonini, Fulvio Braido, Caterina Bucca, Marco Caminati, Stefano Del Giacco, Enrico Heffler, Carlo Lombardi, Andrea Matucci, Manlio Milanese, Roberto Paganelli, Giovanni Passalacqua, Vincenzo Patella, Erminia Ridolo, Giovanni Rolla…
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:7
  22. Despite the use of antibiotics and vaccines, the frequency of respiratory tract infections is still high and these infections interest a wide range of patients, from children to aged people, including in parti...

    Authors: Beatrice E Ferrario, Silvia Garuti, Fulvio Braido and Giorgio W Canonica
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:8
  23. In the latest decades, epidemiological studies on allergic disorders in children, including atopic dermatitis, rhinitis and asthma, demonstrated a continuous increase in prevalence. However, such studies are u...

    Authors: Nicola Fuiano, Giuliana Diddi, Maurizio Delvecchio and Cristoforo Incorvaia C
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:2

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:18

  24. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome (OSAHS) is a common disorder in the general population but often underestimated and underdiagnosed.

    Authors: Carlo Lombardi, Eleonora Musicco, Germano Bettoncelli, Manlio Milanese, Gianenrico Senna, Fulvio Braido and Giorgio Walter Canonica
    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:4


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