Online Information on Probiotics Often Inadequate, Misleading Online Information on Probiotics Often Inadequate, Misleading

Most websites that provide information about probiotics are unreliable and often tout unproven health benefits, a new study finds.Reuters Health Information
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It's going to be a long and severe allergy season for the eastern U.S., with above-normal rainfall and near-average temperatures driving tree, weed and grass pollen production.
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Introduction Asthma is a heterogeneous condition, characterised by chronic inflammation of the airways, typically managed with inhaled bronchodilators and corticosteroids. In the case of uncontrolled asthma, oral corticosteroids (OCSs) are often prescribed. Good adherence and inhalation technique are associated with improved outcomes; however, it is difficult to monitor appropriate drug intake and effectiveness in individual patients. Exhaled breath contains thousands of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that reflect changes in the body's chemistry and may be useful for monitoring drug pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics. We...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Asthma and allergy Original Articles: Asthma Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis review summarizes the current knowledge concerning the immunotopographical distribution of APCs in the normal ocular surface. APCs appear to play a critical role in the pathology of a number of conditions associated with OSD including infectious keratitis, ocular allergy, dry eye disease and pterygium.
Source: International Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
(Reuters Health) - Parents of children with food allergies should acknowledge their kids' anxiety, as well as their own, a group of allergy experts advises.
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Many treatments exist for RA, but methods for determining which to use for a given patient are sorely lacking, said the lead researcher of a new study on a precision approach: synovial tissue biopsy.Medscape Medical News
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Measles can infect the appendix, the liver and the membranes protecting the brain in people who are not fully immunized against the virus, a new report confirms.Reuters Health Information
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Dr William Balistreri explains what many people still get wrong when they decide to'go against the grain. 'Medscape Gastroenterology
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Partisan divisions in favorable opinion of the ACA have gotten larger rather than smaller over time
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Conditions:   Open-Angle Glaucoma;   Ocular Hypertension Interventions:   Drug: Bimatoprost SR;   Drug: LUMIGAN Sponsor:   Allergan Not yet recruiting
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The new medications are focused on seasonal allergies.
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