Tag: wheezing

Image: PD  1. Investigators found that children exposed to probiotics during pregnancy or the first year of life are equally at risk for asthma, wheeze, and lower respiratory tract infections. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: This meta-analysis aggregated results from 20 studies, across various countries, to evaluate the impact of...
Image: PD. RSV. 1. Prophylaxis with an anti-respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) monoclonal antibody significantly reduced wheezing and recurrent wheezing among preterm infants.  2. The reduction in wheezing occurred regardless of family history of atopy.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  Study Rundown: The MAKI trial found that prophylaxis of pre-term infants with the anti-RSV monoclonal...