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Medical News Today: What to know about nightshade allergies
This article looks at the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of nightshade allergies and intolerances. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Step-Down Therapy in Severe COPD OK for Some
(MedPage Today) -- But patients with high eosinophilic burden need triple therapy (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - May 22, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Tribe taking steps to ‘ramp up’ drug patent business
The Native American tribe wrapped up in litigation with generic pharmaceutical companies is trying to prove that its arrangement with Allergan (NYSE:AGN) reflects a legitimate move to boost its economy, according to court documents. The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York found itself it the middle of a controversial deal this year after it agreed to license the patents for a dry eye drug, Restasis, from Allergan in exchange for payments. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery News. The post Tribe taking steps to ‘ramp up’ drug patent business appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Legal News Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Allergan Mylan Source Type: news

Biologic Improves Severe Asthma Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- Dupilumab reduced exacerbations, improved lung function (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - May 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Moisturizing Bath Washes May Not Help Kids With Eczema Moisturizing Bath Washes May Not Help Kids With Eczema
Children with eczema whose bath water contains added moisturizers may get no more relief from the itchy skin condition than they would without the extra bath products, a study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FeNO Helps in Cough Treatment
(MedPage Today) -- High levels of nitric oxide indicate whether steroids may be appropriate (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - May 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Melanie Wholesale Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Melanie Mini Cookies with Caramel Flavor
Melanie Wholesale Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 17.6 oz (500g) package of “Melanie Mini Cookies with Caramel Flavor”, because they contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Melanie Wholesale Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Cookies
Melanie Wholesale Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 17.6 oz (500g) package of “Melanie Liubitelskie Cookies”, because they contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

NIH-funded researchers identify target for chikungunya treatment
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Scientists have identified a molecule found on human cells and some animal cells that could be a target for drugs against chikungunya virus infection and related diseases, according to new research published in the journal Nature. A team led by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis conducted the research, which was funded in part by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Century Snacks LLC Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk, Soy, Wheat and Cashews in Snak Club Family Size Tropical Trail Mix
Century Snacks of Commerce, CA, is recalling certain 16 OZ. bags of Tropical Trail Mix because they may contain milk, soy, wheat and cashew allergens and this is not declared on the package. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, soy, wheat or cashews run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 19, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Experimental MERS treatments enter clinical trial
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Enrollment has begun in an early-stage clinical trial testing the safety of two human monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) designed to treat people infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The trial is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of NIH, and is funded in part by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Department Health and Human Services. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 18, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

FDA Declines to Approve Evolus Inc's Rival Treatment to Botox FDA Declines to Approve Evolus Inc's Rival Treatment to Botox
U.S. health regulators on Wednesday declined to approve Evolus Inc's rival product to Allergan Plc's Botox, citing certain deficiencies related to its potential treatment for frown lines.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

BLM Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Egg and Milk
BLM Prod.-u. Vertriebsges. mbH& Co. KG, is voluntarily recalling Priano Rosso Pesto Sauce as it may contain undeclared milk and egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

The Best —and Worst—Ways to Remove a Tick From Your Skin
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Health Tip: Manage a Latex Allergy
-- Latex may be found in products such as balloons, dishwashing gloves, waistbands, rubber toys, pacifiers, rubber bands and tape. If you have a latex allergy, exposure can cause a reaction ranging from sneezing, coughing, a rash and chest... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Manage a Latex Allergy
Title: Health Tip: Manage a Latex AllergyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - May 17, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Microglia are key defenders against prion diseases
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Prion diseases are slow degenerative brain diseases that occur in people and various other mammals. No vaccines or treatments are available, and these diseases are almost always fatal. Scientists have found little evidence of a protective immune response to prion infections. Further, microglia -- brain cells usually involved in the first level of host defense against infections of the brain -- have been thought to worsen these diseases by secreting toxic molecules that can damage nerve cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 17, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Walgreen, Kroger, Albertsons, HEB sue Allergan over dry-eye drug
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Allergan Inc was sued on Wednesday by four large U.S. retailers that accused the drugmaker of antitrust violations for trying to stop rivals from selling generic versions of Restasis, its medication to treat dry-eye disease. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mas Food Services Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in The Peruchef Dry Potato
Mas Food Services Co. of Oakland Park, FL is recalling its 15 ounce packages of The Peruchef brand dry potato because it may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

With World's Worst Air, Kanpur Struggles to Track Pollution With World's Worst Air, Kanpur Struggles to Track Pollution
In the world's most polluted city, Kanpur in northern India, the biggest hospital is so overcrowded with patients with respiratory ailments that they are often bedded in the ophthalmology ward.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Lab-confirmed prenatal exposure to Zika is linked to cardiac defects in infants
In this study, researchers performed echocardiograms in infants with laboratory confirmation of in utero exposure to Zika to investigate a potential link between prenatal Zika exposure and congenital heart defects.METHODThe researchers performed cardiac echocardiograms in infants born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from November 2015 to January 2017. All infants were infected with the Zika virus during their mothers ’ pregnancy, as confirmed by laboratory tests.IMPACTWomen infected by Zika during pregnancy were 10 times more likely than the general population to give birth to infants with major cardiac defects. The resea...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Best Practices Developed for Use of EHR to Enhance Patient Care
Patients regard EHR as positive presence; can be used to engage patients by jointly viewing data (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiolo Source Type: news

Evolus investors frown as FDA declines to approve Botox rival
(Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Wednesday declined to approve Evolus Inc's rival product to Allergan Plc's Botox, citing deficiencies related to the chemistry and manufacturing of its potential treatment for frown lines, sending its shares down as much as 35 percent. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms - is this the cure for pollen allergy? How to get immunotherapy jabs
HAY fever symptoms include sneezing, headaches, runny noses and itchy throats. If hay fever tablets or other treatments don ’t work for you, you could be eligible for immunotherapy. What is the injection treatment, and could it cure your allergy? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MIMS Respiratory and Allergy Learning workshops 2018 - new Liverpool date announced
A free full-day MIMS workshop in Liverpool has just been announced for GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals, looking at the latest guidance in respiratory and allergy primary care management. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - May 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: MIMS Source Type: news

Application of Precision Medicine to Anaphylaxis Treatment Application of Precision Medicine to Anaphylaxis Treatment
How might the principles of precision medicine apply to the prevention and treatment of anaphylaxis?Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Journal Article Source Type: news

Health Tip: Taming a Pollen Allergy
-- Spring and summer may bring warmer weather, but they also bring on cases of the sneezes and sniffles for people with seasonal pollen allergies. The U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences says pollen counts typically are higher... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Taming a Pollen Allergy
Title: Health Tip: Taming a Pollen AllergyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - May 15, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Spring Allergy Quiz: Rx This, Not That
Try this compact test on safety and selection of seasonal allergy medications. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - May 14, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Veronica Hackenthal, MD Tags: Quiz Seasonal Allergy Source Type: news

Spring Allergy Quiz: & quot;Rx This, Not That & quot;
Try this compact test on safety issues of and patieint selection for seasonal allergy medications. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - May 14, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Veronica Hackenthal, MD Tags: Quiz Seasonal Allergy Source Type: news

Severe allergic reactions in surgery 'caused by antibiotics'
Anaesthetists say deaths could have been prevented with better knowledge of patient allergies. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of itchy eyes?
Itchy eyes at night can be bothersome and reduce a person's ability to sleep properly. Itching can also cause redness and swelling, which may continue into the daytime. Allergies, irritants, or even eyestrain may trigger them. There are many home remedies to try. Learn more about itchy eyes at night here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Sugarfina, Inc. Issues Allergen Labeling Alert for Undeclared Eggs in Sugar Cookies Product
Sugarfina, Inc. is recalling its Sugar Cookies product because the label does not declare that this product contains egg. People who have allergies or severe sensitivities to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Just Living Close to Livestock Might Lower Allergy Risk Just Living Close to Livestock Might Lower Allergy Risk
Exposure to farms seems to reduce the risk of allergy sensitivity, even among adults, and living close to a livestock farm in particular might curb common allergies, a Dutch study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

In Europe, Mylan's Rivals Try to Plug EpiPen Shortages In Europe, Mylan's Rivals Try to Plug EpiPen Shortages
European makers of emergency allergy treatments are stepping up production of alternative life-saving adrenaline shots to try to fill intermittent shortages of Mylan's market-leading EpiPen injection.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

SQI Brings Diagnostics Direct to Consumers Through Collaboration
SQI Diagnostics is hoping to expand its presence into the rapidly growing direct-to-consumer diagnostic testing market, through a collaboration with Microdrop. The consumer diagnostic market is valued at $173 million and is predicted to grow to $350 million by 2020, according to statistics provided by Kalorama Information. The field is very lucrative and the collaboration with Microdrop would be an entry point for SQI Diagnostics.  “As a diagnostics company we always value and respect the diagnostic expertise of physicians and performing laboratories,” Russell Peloquin, VP of global commercial operati...
Source: MDDI - May 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can sneezing during pregnancy affect the baby?
Sneezing during pregnancy is common. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including illness and allergies. Sneezing can happen at any point during the pregnancy and will not hurt the baby or cause a miscarriage. Home remedies and management techniques can help. Learn more about sneezing during pregnancy here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does skin peel between the toes?
Skin between the toes can peel for a range of reasons. It can be caused by a fungus, bacteria, or an allergy. Conditions include athlete's foot, trench foot, and contact dermatitis. Treatment might involve applying creams or taking antibiotics. Learn more about skin peeling between the toes, and how to prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

New blood test shows early potential as way to diagnose peanut allergies in kids
Researchers in the U.K. are pursuing a new way to diagnose peanut allergies. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Glaucoma Device Makers See a Bright Future Ahead
Were The Graduate's Ben Braddock to receive a one-word bit of career advice today, it might very well be "MIGS" instead of plastics. MIGS stands for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, and both financial analysts and developers of the tiny devices designed to treat the disease expect the market to pop for the foreseeable future. "On a scale of one through 10, I would say the market is probably somewhere between one and two in terms of maturity," said Dave Van Meter, CEO of Irvine, CA-based Ivantis. "The market in the U.S. today is probably somewhere around a couple hundred million dollars, ac...
Source: MDDI - May 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Greg Goth Tags: Implants Source Type: news

Novel Thirdhand Smoke Exposure Route Identified
THS exposure route ID'd from partitioning of surface volatile organic compounds into aerosol phase (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Consumers Struggle to Find EpiPens
The F.D.A. says the shortage of the lifesaving device is ‘ short-term, ’ but patients say it has been hard to find for months. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Shortages Epinephrine (Drug) Medical Devices Allergies Factories and Manufacturing Health Insurance and Managed Care Mylan Inc Impax Laboratories Inc Pfizer Inc Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

Climate Change Is Making Your Allergies Worse
BOSTON (CBS) – Are your allergies driving you mad? According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, climate change could be to blame. There’s been a sudden rise in the number of people suffering from itchy, watery eyes, and itchy runny noses, even among people who don’t typically get seasonal allergy symptoms. The Academy says that warmer temperatures lead to a greater amount of pollen released into the air and for a longer period of time, so allergy seasons are lasting days even weeks longer than in prior years. The report also says flooding and severe storms leads to more damp build...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Allergies Climate Change Source Type: news

Just living close to livestock might lower allergy risk
(Reuters Health) - Exposure to farms seems to reduce the risk of allergy sensitivity, even among adults, and living close to a livestock farm in particular might curb common allergies, a Dutch study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Allergy explosion in US driven by climate change and emissions
It is not your imagination: pollen is making more people sneeze and cough this year than ever as rising temperatures and CO2 levels make for a longer, more intense grow season that starts earlier. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Says Mylan's EpiPen Is in Shortage FDA Says Mylan's EpiPen Is in Shortage
U.S. regulators said on Wednesday that Mylan NV's EpiPen products are in shortage, due to manufacturing delays that are creating intermittent supply constraints of the emergency allergy treatment.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the symptoms of citrus allergy?
We describe the range of treatments. Learn to prevent and manage citrus allergies here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Morning Break: Trump-Pharma Tie; Third-Hand Smoke Deaths;'NASA for Drug Development '
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - May 10, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does a maculopapular rash look like?
A maculopapular rash causes both flat and raised lesions on the skin. The causes of a maculopapular rash can be an allergy, an infection, or a response to taking a new type of medication. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about the causes, diagnosis, and potential complications of a maculopapular rash here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

In Europe, Mylan's rivals try to plug EpiPen shortages
LONDON (Reuters) - European makers of emergency allergy treatments are stepping up production of alternative life-saving adrenaline shots to try to fill intermittent shortages of Mylan's market-leading EpiPen injection. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news