Bee Venom Acupuncture: A Therapy That Could Kill You

Researchers report the recent case of a 55-year-old Spanish woman who died after having an alternative procedure known as bee venom acupuncture, in which live bee stings were used, as opposed to standard acupuncture needles.
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Jellyfish have been increasing at a global scale in recent years. These blooms not only have deleterious effects on marine ecosystems, they also increase the risk of jellyfish stings and accompanying envenomation. Here, we report a fatal case of pulmonary ...
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Molecular PharmaceuticsDOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.8b00579
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ConclusionTreating physicians should be aware of the rare but possible complication of ischemic stroke following a case of wasp sting.
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CVS Health's acquisition of Aetna is not likely to impact an Albany area physician group in the short term, an executive says. Joan Hayner is the chief operating officer of Community Care Physicians PC, the largest independent physician group in the region. "The jury is out in terms of what this will really mean, but I don't see it having much of an immediate impact in this region," Hayner said. "It's going to be intere sting to watch across the country to see what occurs." CVS Health received…
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Identification of Api m 1 IgE epitopes and characterization of their mimotopes described herein represents an important step towards better understanding of sting anaphylaxis pathogenesis and towards development of alternative immunotherapy for bee venom allergy.
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Publication date: Available online 9 October 2018Source: Wilderness &Environmental MedicineAuthor(s): Ji Hye Kim, Seung Baik Han, Areum DureyJellyfish have been increasing at a global scale in recent years. These blooms not only have deleterious effects on marine ecosystems, they also increase the risk of jellyfish stings and accompanying envenomation. Here, we report a fatal case of pulmonary edema caused by jellyfish envenomation in a child in Korea. The patient died 4 h after envenomation despite cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Nemopilema nomurai was the suspected species of jellyfish encountered by the patient, alth...
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Pediatric Allergy and Immunology,Volume 0, Issue ja, -Not available-.
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