This definition appears very rarely
and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other meanings of AA
We have 149 other definitions for AA
in our Acronym Attic
Samples in periodicals archive:
Although allergic asthma is more common in preadolescent boys than in girls, non-allergic asthma is more common in adult women.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Giving a mild allergic asthma patient an antibody, which blocks a specific protein in the lungs, markedly improved asthmatic symptoms such as wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and cough after the allergic asthmatics had inhaled an environmental allergen, a study revealed.
Individuals with allergic asthma are typically treated with inhaled corticosteroids or bronchodilators that help to control their asthma when taken regularly.
Omalizumab is indicated as add-on therapy to improve asthma control in patients with severe persistent allergic asthma who have frequent daytime symptoms or night-time awakenings and who have had multiple documented severe asthma exacerbations despite daily high-dose medication.
She made her comments after the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) recommended the drug should not be available on the NHS for treating severe, persistent allergic asthma in adults and children.
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.
They believe that the enzyme could be a target for the development of new treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases, in particular allergic asthma that is caused by an excess of Th2 cells.
Professor Brett Finlay of the University of British Columbia, said: "It has long been suspected kids exposed to antibiotics are more prone to allergic asthma.