Writing Out Common Medical Terms Boosts Patient Knowledge: Study Writing Out Common Medical Terms Boosts Patient Knowledge: Study
Research published in JAMA Network Open shows that patients are more likely to understand their health conditions when healthcare providers avoid abbreviations and acronyms in written communications.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 16, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Eye health tips for high pollen levels
As pollen levels rise and many people across the UK start experiencing hay fever symptoms, The College of Optometrists has issued new member resources and eye health tips to help the public manage their allergies. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 16, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Two Drugs Better Than One for 'Rescue' Asthma Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- SAN FRANCISCO -- Phase III results look very good for a two-drug combination inhaler in helping asthma patients regain symptom control when maintenance medications weren't doing the job. In the MANDALA trial, patients using... (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - May 15, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

ECMO for COVID; Heart Attack Treatment in High-Income Countries; Screen for COPD?
(MedPage Today) -- TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center... (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - May 14, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Are Physician White Coats Becoming Obsolete? Are Physician White Coats Becoming Obsolete?
The white coat has been the traditional physician garb. But since the pandemic, more have been wearing scrubs or more casual clothing. What ' s best for physicians to wear?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 13, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

The Tick That Causes a Meat Allergy Is on the Move
The lone star tick can trigger an allergic reaction to red meat in those bitten. Now this arachnid ’s territory is expanding. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Livia Albeck-Ripka Tags: Ticks (Insects) Lyme Disease Global Warming Deer Allergies Delaware United States Source Type: news

Baricitinib Promotes Hair Growth in Alopecia Areata Baricitinib Promotes Hair Growth in Alopecia Areata
More than one third of patients who received the high dose of the Janus kinase inhibitor achieved the study goal of approximately 80% hair coverage.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Kyowa Hakko USA Announces the Appointment of Dr. Heather Moday as an...
With a special interest in immune system dysfunction, including autoimmunity, allergy, and the stress-immune connection, Dr. Moday puts IMMUSE™, an award-winning postbiotic, at the forefront of...(PRWeb May 12, 2022)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/kyowa_hakko_usa_announces_the_appointment_of_dr_heather_moday_as_an_educational_partner_for_immuse_lc_plasma/prweb18669857.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lack of Asthma Control More Likely With COVID-19-Related Anxiety
WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2022 -- Uncontrolled asthma is more likely among adults with asthma who have higher anxiety due to COVID-19, while most parents of children with food allergy (FA) reported unchanged or decreased FA-specific anxiety (FAA) due to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COPD Screening for Asymptomatic Adults? USPSTF Weighs In, Again COPD Screening for Asymptomatic Adults? USPSTF Weighs In, Again
“In addition to potential treatment harms, there are opportunity costs to screening.”Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A:  Springtime allergies
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I love the changing seasons and am looking forward to the warmer days of spring. Unfortunately, I am often miserable because of seasonal allergies. What can I do to keep the box of tissues at bay and enjoy the springtime weather? ANSWER: As we flip the calendars to April and May, spring is in the air. Warmer springtime temperatures mean that trees bud, flowers bloom and grass grows. And people often are more active… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 11, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical Education Programs Tell How Climate Change Affects Health Medical Education Programs Tell How Climate Change Affects Health
Medical schools are educating the next generation of doctors on one of the most widespread, insidious health threats of our time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Risk of Herpesvirus and Serious Infections in Atopic Dermatitis Risk of Herpesvirus and Serious Infections in Atopic Dermatitis
This study suggests that atopic dermatitis is associated with an increased risk of hospital admission with infections, opportunistic infections and herpesvirus infections in both children and adults.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Her Rash Wouldn ’t Go Away, and the Itch Was Ruining Her Life
Nights were a particular torment, and nothing but steroids seemed to help. What could be causing this? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Medicine and Health Allergies Antihistamines Meat Itching Immune System Source Type: news

Can Fall Allergies Cause Sinus Headaches?
Title: Can Fall Allergies Cause Sinus Headaches?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/6/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - May 6, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news