Woman dies after "live bee acupuncture" session

The alternative medicine procedure involves injecting bee sting venom into the body, and doctors warn of serious risks
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The best way to treat a jellyfish sting is to: rinse the area with vinegar, remove visible tentacles and soak the skin in hot water.
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Wen-Yu Cheng, Xiao-Bing He, Huai-Jie Jia, Guo-Hua Chen, Qi-Wang Jin, Zhao-Lin Long, Zhi-Zhong Jing
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Along the Central Florida coast, a spike in moon jellyfish stings have kicked off summer in a painful way.
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ConclusionsSPT300 shows a  high but not substantially superior sensitivity utilizing both WV and BV extract for diagnosis of HV allergy compared to SPT100 and IDT1. However, since SPT300 with BV extract demonstrated a very low specificity, our results indicate that SPT300 has limited added value in the diagnosis of HV alle rgy.
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Stings by Hymenoptera insects are relatively common in the general population and may cause different symptoms ranging from mild and local reactions to life-threatening and fatal anaphylaxis.1
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Letters Source Type: research
I had a bike accident a few days ago. I got “doored.” I had just completed a 19 mile ride, my usual summer route, when I decided to finish up riding on a road near my house, parallel to the park I usually ride in. I don’t know what made me change up the route, which took me next to a whole lane of parked cars; maybe just the desire to do something a tiny bit different from the park path. The driver’s side door of the Mercedes swung out, just like that, and I yelled, “NO!” but there is no stopping the laws of physics. I felt myself moving through space, I heard the crack of my helmet, the...
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BACKGROUND. Monogenic IFN–mediated autoinflammatory diseases present in infancy with systemic inflammation, an IFN response gene signature, inflammatory organ damage, and high mortality. We used the JAK inhibitor baricitinib, with IFN-blocking activity in vitro, to ameliorate disease. METHODS. Between October 2011 and February 2017, 10 patients with CANDLE (chronic atypical neutrophilic dermatosis with lipodystrophy and elevated temperatures), 4 patients with SAVI (stimulator of IFN genes–associated [STING-associated] vasculopathy with onset in infancy), and 4 patients with other interferonopathies were enrolle...
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Publication date: Available online 12 June 2018 Source:The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice Author(s): Kristin M. Leiferman, Margot S. Peters Eosinophils are bone marrow-derived cells that infiltrate skin and mucous membrane in a broad spectrum of primary and reactive inflammatory diseases and malignancies. The eosinophil has potent proinflammatory activities, particularly, through the effects of its toxic granule proteins. In addition, eosinophils have prothrombotic and profibrotic activities. Eosinophil participation in the pathogenesis of certain diseases without identifiable intact eosinophil in...
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We report on mortality due to bite or sting of a venomous animal fr...
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