Female Infertility Tied to Asthma Managed With Rescue Inhalers

No link to infertility for those with former asthma, or for those with asthma preventer medications
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

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The competition in the microinvasive glaucoma surgical (MIGS) space is certainly heating up after today’s news. FDA has given a nod to Ivantis’ Hydrus Microstent, which will undoubtedly compete against Glaukos’ iStent. Irvine,CA-based Ivantis’ approval comes on the heels of Glaukos winning a nod from FDA for the iStent inject Trabecular Micro-Bypass System. The Hydrus Microstent is used to treat patients with mild to moderate primary open-angle glaucoma in conjunction with cataract surgery. The device’s approval is based on the HORIZO...
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Drs Sidney Braman and Linda Rogers discuss the comorbidities of reflux, rhinitis, and sleep apnea that are associated with asthma and whether treating them has a positive impact on outcomes.CHEST and Medscape
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Commentary Source Type: news
Let’s begin with a quiz question: Patients may be allergic to: A. oxygen B. carbon C. iodine D. none of the above If you answered anything but “D,” better keep reading. Consider this scenario: If a patient is allergic to penicillin, you would document “penicillin” in the medical records. It would never occur to you to list “antibiotics” as an allergy, and you certainly would not call it a “carbon” allergy for slang, just because penicillin contains carbon. This not an exercise in semantics, but a patient care issue. Iodine is a mineral we all need, intentionally added t...
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Conditions Allergies & Immunology Radiology Source Type: blogs
Adherium, a Silicon Valley firm, is releasing its Hailie system for inhaler monitoring in the United States. The company received FDA clearance to sell the product over the counter, allowing patients to work toward improved compliance with regards to...
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Adherium (ASK:ADR) today launched over-the-counter sales of its Hailie digital inhaler add-on in the U.S. The sensor is designed to integrate directly with prescription inhaler medications, sending adherence reminders and relevant data to a user’s smartphone to assist in managing chronic respiratory conditions like asthma and COPD. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Adherium launches over-the-counter inhaler sensor in US appeared first on MassDevice.
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Evidence is increasing of an association between asthma and aspects of female reproduction. However, current knowledge is limited and furthermore relies on questionnaire studies or small populations. In a prospective observational cohort study to investigate whether time to pregnancy, the number of fertility treatments, and the number of successful pregnancies differ significantly between women with unexplained infertility with and without asthma. 245 women with unexplained infertility (aged 23–45 years) underwent questionnaires and asthma and allergy testing while undergoing fertility treatment. 96 women enteri...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Asthma and allergy Original Articles: Asthma Source Type: research
SPECIAL FROM You may watch what you eat, drink filtered water, and use your seat belt to protect yourself on the road. Yet many health hazards are lurking around us in not-so-obvious places. Here, a few to steer clear of:  1. Scented candles A fragrant candle may help you unwind and de-stress. But burning those containing a chemical calledlimonene, often used for citrus-scented candles, as well as many cleaning products, can produce fumes that are downright unhealthy. Recent British research found that households with a high levels of limonene correlated with high levels of formaldehyde, which irritates the eyes and ...
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Conclusion A growing number of today’s children suffer from vaccine damage. Most individuals do not make the connection between health problems and vaccines. When asked about the cause of autoimmune disorders, asthma, allergies, diabetes, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, autism, and other common childhood diseases and illness, the majority of health care providers advise patients that the causes are unknown. Doctors, including most integrative physicians, fail to make the connection to vaccines. It takes one moment to permanently damage the health of an adult or child, but t...
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This study investigated the association between HLA-G  gene  polymorphism  with repeated implantation failure (RIF). We used PCR followed by the sequencing technique for exons 2, 3, and 4, as well as intron 2 of the HLA-G gene in 100 couples with histories of two or more failed assisted reproductive technique (ART) attempts. The data were compared with the results of our previous study.The results indicated that some alleles of the HLA-G gene such as: 0106, 010106, 01010106 and 0105N (null) alleles were significantly higher in the patient group compared to the control group (p
Source: Iranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol Source Type: research
This study was funded by the University Hospital of Oulu and Helsinki, Finland. The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) covered the data linkages and the work of Mika Gissler. There are no competing interests to be reported.
Source: Human Reproduction - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Reproductive epidemiology Source Type: research
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