Author: Yashika Kapoor

Allergic factors responsible for Asthma

By Yashika Kapoor, Avishek Majumder and Priya Chetty on May 1, 2018 No Comments

For allergies, the risk factors can be divided into two broad categories, host and environmental factors. The interaction of different host and environmental factors is responsible for the phenotypic expression of allergies.


Understanding effect size in CMA

By Yashika Kapoor and Priya Chetty on April 29, 2018 No Comments

An effect size is the magnitude or size of an effect resulting from a clinical treatment. Thus, in Comprehensive Meta Analysis (CMA), it assumes the reference of “treatment effect”.


Economic burden of rhinitis in India and USA

By Yashika Kapoor and Priya Chetty on April 3, 2018 No Comments

The prominence of allergic rhinitis continues to increase in India, with proven data from International study of asthma and allergies in childhood (ISSAC) studies. The Phase 1 conducted in 1998, reported a prevalence rate of 12.5% – 18.6% among children, which rose to 12.9%-23.6% in 2009 Phase-3 results.


Economic burden from Asthma in India and USA

By Yashika Kapoor and Priya Chetty on March 20, 2018 1 Comment

Asthma presented substantial global burden, affecting 358.2 million people in 2015. A complex disease, it impairs the social, physical and psychological well-being of the affected. Furthermore, the asthmatic condition can be differentiated into controlled, partially controlled and uncontrolled. The differentiation finds its basis in the level of severity of clinical manifestations (Koshak, 2007).


Therapeutic consideration and treatment of conjunctivitis, food and skin allergies

By Yashika Kapoor on February 26, 2018 No Comments

The allergic disorders present a wide array of manifestations in the humans, demanding unique therapeutic strategies. The previous article shed light on treatment strategies for lethal Anaphylaxis, allergic Rhinitis & Asthma. The ocular and skin allergies not only compromise the quality of life but also makes the patient self-conscious about appearance.