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The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of asthma among schoolchildren and to determine the level house dust mites in Kuwaiti homes and its role in asthma and rhinitis.

Published in 01 January 2010

Beta-lactams (BL) are the main cause of allergic drug reactions mediated by specific immunological mechanisms. Reactions can be IgE or effector T-cell mediated. The new antigenic determinants are recognized by the immunological system in the context of the common beta-lactam structure or the specific differences in the side chains of the antibiotics of this family plus the protein carrier.

Published in 01 July 2019

We report the updated classification of primary immunodeficiencies compiled by the Primary Immunodeficiency Expert Committee (PID EC) of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS). In the two years since the previous version, 34 new gene defects are reported in this updated version.

Published in 01 November 2015

Inborn errors of immunity (IEIs) are a heterogeneous group of genetic defects of immunity, which cause high rates of morbidity and mortality mainly among children due to infectious and non-infectious complications. The IEI burden has been critically underestimated in countries from middle- and low-income regions and the majority of patients with IEI in these regions lack a molecular diagnosis.

Published in 01 August 2021

To determine whether patients who had undergone tonsillectomy would have higher risks of postoperative periodontitis.

Published in 01 May 2022

Celiac Disease (CD) is a complex immunogenic disease mainly triggered by gluten intake in genetically susceptible individuals with a prevalence of 1 in 100-300. CD results from the interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Genetic susceptibility is believed to play a prominent role in the pathogenicity of CD

Published in 01 January 2020

Asthma is a chronic and complex lung disease that is not completely understood. It involves airway inflammation, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchial hyperresponsiveness. The most common symptoms are recurrent wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, and coughing.

Published in 16 November 2018

Digital health is an umbrella term which encompasses eHealth and benefits from areas such as advanced computer sciences. eHealth includes mHealth apps, which offer the potential to redesign aspects of healthcare delivery.

Published in 01 November 2022

Asthma is a heterogenous respiratory disease, usually associated with chronic airway inflammation and hyper-responsiveness, which affects an estimated 339 million people worldwide. Severe asthma affects approximately 5-10% of patients with asthma, approximately 17-34 million people globally, more than half of whom have uncontrolled disease.

Published in 01 December 2022

The data was obtained from the Kuwait National Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders (PIDs) Registry during the period of 2004-2018

Published in 29 May 2019

It is proposed that consanguineous marriages increase the risk of primary immunodeficiency disorders (PID). The aim of this study is to review the frequency and pattern of parental consanguinity among PID patients and to determine its effects on the distribution of different PID, the patients' performance status and the risk of death.

Published in 01 January 2011

The aim of this work was to describe the frequency and spectrum of sinopulmonary complications among subjects with primary immunodeficiency disorders.

Published in 01 August 2016

To study the available data on the prevalence of atopic diseases and food allergy in children living on the Arabian Peninsula.

Published in 01 January 2018

To present the genetic causes of patients with primary immune deficiencies (PIDs) in Kuwait between 2004 and 2017.

Published in 01 January 2019

Although autoimmunity and hyperinflammation secondary to recombination activating gene (RAG) deficiency have been associated with delayed diagnosis and even death, our current understanding is limited primarily to small case series.

Published in 01 July 2019

Perceived to be distinct, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can co-exist and potentially have a worse prognosis than the separate diseases. Yet, little is known about the exact prevalence and the characteristics of the Asthma-COPD overlap (ACO) in the US population.

Published in 01 August 2018

There is evidence that elevated serum immunoglobulin E (IgE) and eosinophilia correlate well with allergic skin test reactivity. These parameters have been used as alternative methods to characterize atopic subjects. Skin test reactivity is the only measure used routinely in clinical practice in Kuwait to reflect atopy in asthma patients.

Published in 01 September 2000

Severe early-onset erythroderma and gut inflammation, with massive tissue infiltration of oligoclonal activated T cells are the hallmark of Omenn syndrome (OS).

Published in 01 November 2020

Chronic urticaria (CU) predominantly affects women, and sex hormones can modulate disease activity in female CU patients. As of now, the impact of pregnancy on CU is largely unknown.

Published in 01 October 2021

Early diagnosis of food allergies (FA) is important for a favorable prognosis. This study aimed to determine the level of awareness of FA among pediatricians in Kuwait.

Published in 11 January 2017