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Breastfeeding does not protect children against asthma and allergies
(Uppsala University) The effect of breastfeeding on the risk of developing asthma and allergy has been debated for a long time. In a recent study, Uppsala University researchers show that breastfeeding might in fact increase the risk of developing hay fever and eczema, while not having any clear effect on the risk of asthma. The results have been published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Guidelines for Allergic Rhinitis Change Treatment New Guidelines for Allergic Rhinitis Change Treatment
Updated guidelines for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis address key clinical scenarios in an effort to reduce cost to patients and variations in care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Two meds not always better than one for seasonal allergic rhinitis
(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) In a newly updated clinical practice guideline, published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, allergists offer practical advice on the best types and amounts of medications to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Scientists pinpoint genetic risk factors for asthma, hay fever and eczema
A major international study has pinpointed more than 100 genetic risk factors that explain why some people suffer from asthma, hay fever and eczema. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, International, Health; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute, Institutes, ALSPAC; Press Rel Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of butterbur?
This article explores the different uses and health benefits of butterbur. It is most commonly used to treat migraines and hay fever. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do your allergies develop?
Find out how harmless substances can cause the characteristic symptoms of hay fever, eczema, asthma, food allergy, and anaphylaxis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

AOBiome starts patient enrolment in Phase Ib/IIa trial to treat allergic rhinitis
US-based life sciences firm AOBiome has started enrolling patients in a Phase Ib/IIa clinical trial of its ammonia oxidising bacteria (AOB) product candidate to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR). (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - October 3, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Important warning for allergy sufferers
I love springtime. But many of my patients dread this time of year… They come to my clinic sneezing and sniffling. They have runny noses, and watery, itchy eyes. They can’t sleep or work. You may have the same problems. You need relief fast to get back to your life. So you might be tempted to pop some OTC remedies or ask your doctor for a prescription. But you may be getting more than you bargained for with those allergy drugs. They may make you lose your mind. Let me explain… Many doctors treat allergies with a class of drugs called (ACs). You know them by names like Benadryl and Dimetapp. In a new ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Local Allergic Rhinitis Often Progresses Over Time
With increase in emergency care, development of asthma, loss of allergen tolerance, QoL impairment (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 31, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, ENT, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

How to Fight Fall Allergies
Take medication before symptoms flare, reduce mold exposure and avoid pollen, allergy expert says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hay Fever (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Describing Hay Fever
-- During every season but winter, trees, weeds and grasses release tiny grains of pollen. If you breathe in those granules, it may trigger a type of allergy called hay fever. The U.S. National Library of Medicine says typical symptoms of hay fever... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 25, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Describing Hay Fever
Title: Health Tip: Describing Hay FeverCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/25/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/25/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - August 25, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Wheezing Interactive Medical Case / Excessive Opioids After C-Section / New Mexico Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Interactive Medical Case: A 20-year-old with a history of allergic rhinitis presented to … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - July 31, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Sunovion divests asthma, allergy tech to Covis Pharma
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals said today that it plans to divest the U.S. market rights for its allergy and asthma products to Covis Pharma, in an effort to narrow its focus to the company’s COPD portfolio. Included in the deal is Sunovion’s Alvesco inhalation aerosol, its Omnaris nasal spray and its Zetonna nasal aerosol. All three products are ciclesonides that are approved to treat either asthma or allergic rhinitis. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Sunovion divests asthma, allergy tech to Covis Pharma appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - July 13, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Respiratory Wall Street Beat covispharma Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Increasing BMI Causally Linked to Asthma, Not Hay Fever
Significant correlation for genetic risk score with FEV1, FVC per BMI - increasing allele (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 10, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Spike in summer hay fever cases, show RCGP figures
Hay fever cases in England have reached their highest level so far this year, and are just under 50% higher compared to this time in 2016, according to the Royal College of General Practitioners. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 5, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

GPs see surge in summer hay fever
Number of cases 50% higher than the same period last year Related items fromOnMedica Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis Climate change will extend the hay fever season Sublingual immunotherapy effective in children with allergies Managing minor illness in primary care – rhinitis Fewer allergies in those who lived early life on a farm (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 3, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

GPs inundated as hay fever spike triggers almost 40,000 visits in June
Cases of patients visiting their GP with hay fever-like symptoms are up 50% compared to this time last year, figures from the RCGP's research and surveillance centre show. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

Adverse events are rare after single-dose montelukast exposures in children - Arnold DH, Bowman N, Reiss TF, Hartert TV, Seger DL.
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Montelukast sodium is a leukotriene-receptor antagonist approved as a controller medication for chronic asthma and allergic rhinitis in children and adults. We sought to characterize adverse events associated with single montelukast exposu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Can petroleum jelly around my nostrils prevent hay fever?
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Source: the Mail online | Health - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Sufferer's Guide to Easin' Sneezin' Season
Over-the-counter relief is an option, but a prescription may be needed for severe allergies Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hay Fever, Over-the-Counter Medicines (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Recognizing Summer Allergy Symptoms
A few of the lesser-known warning signs Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hay Fever (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HKBU study finds Tianjiu therapy improves allergic rhinitis patients' daily life quality
(Hong Kong Bapstist University) The School of Chinese Medicine of HKBU recently conducted a 'Tianjiu therapy for allergic rhinitis: A double-blinded randomized Placebo-controlled clinical trial.' It found that Tianjiu therapy helped to alleviate the symptoms of nasal itching suffered by allergic rhinitis patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Positive Clinical Effects Seen for Placebos Without Deception
Findings based on five studies involving patients with IBS, depression, allergic rhinitis, back pain, ADHD (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Grass Pollen SLIT Slows Course of Allergic Rhinitis, Asthma
Tx associated with slower AR progression, less frequent asthma onset, slower asthma progression (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Shifting Weather Can Unleash Pollen'Superburst '
Trees, grasses and weeds may bloom all at once, creating agony for those with allergies Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Hay Fever (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The flowers hay fever sufferers should stay away from
A triple-whammy of hot weather followed by downpours just as grasses start flowering is about to send pollen production into overdrive in Britain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Our Environment Can Induce Allergies Even Before We're Born
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever cure? Taking prescription drugs while driving could be illegal
HAY FEVER affects an estimated 13 million people in the UK, but some drugs used to treat it - including antihistamines - can put sufferers at risk of dangerous drug driving. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever mapping? There ’s an app for that | Letter from Dr Sheena Cruickshank
Dr Sheena Cruickshank on how ‘citizen sensors’ can help scientists to learn of how pollen, weather and pollution interact to trigger allergy symptomsSeasonal allergies, such as hay fever and allergic asthma, are on the rise in the UK as your article (First hay fever map of Britain offers some relief to sufferers, theguardian.com, 20 May) rightly points out, with up to one in four people now experiencing symptoms each year. However, these are complex conditions, and just mapping pollen levels does not tell the full story in allowing accurate prediction of allergy symptoms. Many people will react to multiple thin...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Hay fever Allergies Society Apps Technology iPhone iOS Software Android Immunology Medical research Biochemistry and molecular biology Science Source Type: news

Tips to get a good night's sleep with allergic rhinitis
EXCLUSIVE: Insomnia is a big problem among hay fever sufferers, which can impact how they function the next day and cause complications, according to an Allergy UK spokesperson. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The UK's pollution and pollen hotspots revealed
The first hay fever maps of Britain reveal the South East has the most problem plants, with hazel the most widespread, while Surrey is a birch hotspot. Mugwort is also commonly found in urban areas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever map of Britain published to help sufferers avoid hotspots
(University of Exeter) A hay fever map of Britain -- with the first ever guide to the location of plants in the UK that can trigger the allergy -- has been produced to help sufferers cope, and warn them which 'hotspots' to avoid. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Super pollen' hay fever could trigger asthma attacks
Hay fever sufferers are being warned to prepare for the devastating effects of ‘super pollen’. The potent phenomenon could trigger asthma attacks among allergy sufferers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hayfever: clinical review
Why it is important to diagnose and effectively manage seasonal allergic rhinitis, including advice on pre-emptively managing patients, comorbidities and allergen avoidance. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - May 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: 15.8 Respiratory Problems Source Type: news

8 Things You Need To Know About Your Body's Energy Levels
By Hallie Levine Your energy makeover starts now It’s no wonder so many of us struggle with energy issues. We go, go, go from morning to night, running on little but grit and caffeine. But it doesn’t have to be that way! “The reality is, you can get a real boost by making a few simple changes,” says Nada Milosavljevic, MD, director of the integrative health program at Massachusetts General Hospital. That’s why we put together this complete guide to all-day energy: It’s packed with proven strategies that will keep you powered up as you plow through your to-do list. You’ll also learn...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe allergy could be treated with a jab - would you ditch hay fever tablets?
HAYFEVER - is an allergy with symptoms including sneezing and itchy eyes. Most people use tablets such as antihistamines to treat the condition - but there is a more controversial treatment available in the form of a steroid injection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change May Worsen Sneezin' Season
Here's expert advice on combating seasonal allergies after second-warmest February ever in U.S. Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Climate Change, Hay Fever (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College of Optometrists issues hay fever advice as temperatures rise
As the UK looks set to enjoy soaring temperatures and the Met office is predicting high levels of air pollen, the College of Optometrists has issued advice to those who suffer from hay fever, which can often affect the eyes. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 10, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Housecall: Spring cleaning and allergies
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Allergy-proof your home Thinking about spring cleaning? If you have hay fever or allergic asthma, it's also a good time to rid your home of what's causing your allergies. Long-term care: Early planning pays off It's best to talk about long-term care early ? before a sudden injury or illness forces [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 10, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Spring health cheat sheet
As the spring weather approaches, many common winter infections recede. However, warmer temperatures can introduce a new set of health challenges. As trees and flowers bloom and grass grows, susceptible children will start to display symptoms of seasonal allergies, triggering flares of asthma and eczema. And, As children spend more time outdoors, parents also need to watch for exposure to ticks, poison ivy and excess sun. Here are a few tips to keeping your child healthy this spring. Seasonal allergies: What can you do? During allergy season: have your child bathe after spending time outdoors to ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 7, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Carolyn Sax Tags: Health & Wellness Parenting allergies asthma Carolyn Sax conjunctivitis lyme disease sunburn Source Type: news

Man fighting to survive cancer was told by doctors he had hay fever
A MAN who was told by doctors he had hay fever was later diagnosed with terminal cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Say Goodbye to Allergy Misery in Spring
Expert offers tips for reducing pollen-related discomfort Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Hay Fever (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ready for Spring Allergies?
Most people aren't prepared to manage symptoms that come with a high pollen count, allergists say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Hay Fever (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergy alert: How to naturally treat the spring sniffles
(Natural News) Whether you know it as hay fever, seasonal allergies, or its medical term allergic rhinitis, if you haven’t been affected by it odds are you know someone who has. Allergic rhinitis occurs mostly in spring, summer and early fall, but it can, however, be experienced all year round for some people. The symptoms... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Welcome Spring and Still Survive Your Allergies
Specialist offers tips for minimizing seasonal misery Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Hay Fever (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Be sure your medicines don ’t make you unfit to drive
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) are today warning it's risky to drive without fully appreciating the effects prescription and over-the-counter remedies can have on the body and your ability to drive.With hay fever season nea (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - March 20, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Allergic rhinitis increases the risk of driving accidents - Demoly P, Maigret P, EliasBillon I, Allaert FA.
Allergic rhinitis, especially those involving severe nasal, ocular, pharyngeal and respiratory symptoms, have a strong impact on the risk of driving accidents and should be managed specifically.Copyright © 2017. Published by Elsevier Inc. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Early Allergies -- Payback for a Mild Winter?
Early blooms may start you sneezing and sniffling ahead of schedule, doctor says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Hay Fever (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How probiotics can instantly improve YOUR health
Just this week, researchers from the University of Florida found that probiotic supplements can help to suppress hay fever symptoms by boosting the count of T cells. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news