Janssen Announces Submission to U.S. FDA for New DARZALEX ® (Daratumumab)-Based Combination Regimen for Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma
RARITAN, NJ, February 10, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval of DARZALEX® (daratumumab) in combination with Kyprolis® (carfilzomib) and dexamethasone (DKd) for relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. The sBLA is supported by results from the Phase 3 CANDOR study, which compared treatment with DKd to carfilzomib and dexamethasone (Kd) in patients with multiple myeloma who relapsed after one to three prior lines of therapy. “W...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

End-Stage Congestive Heart Failure in the Nursing Home Setting
Mrs. D is an 89-year-old African American woman who has moved into the nursing home directly from her home. Her husband became ill and could no longer care for her. She has a history of heart failure and was seeing her cardiologist for weekly weights, but she stopped because she could no longer tolerate the outings. She has had multiple falls at home; most recently, she sustained a left wrist fracture. Her past medical history includes allergic rhinitis, arthritis, esophageal reflux, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, a herniated cervical disc, osteoporosis, and situational depression. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - December 25, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Barbara Resnick, Paige Hector Tags: Interdisciplinary Team Case Studies Source Type: news

What Are Indications for Dermatological Light Treatment?
Discussion Spider telangiectasia or spider angiomas have a central red lesion with radiating dilatation of the distal, end vasculature that resemble arachnid appendages. They are common lesions (up to 38% in one study of children, and 60% in pregnant women), often solitary or
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 28, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Graves' disease patients needed for thyroid clinical study
Illingworth Research Group Ltd is coordinating a phase I study investigating a potential new drug, K1-70, developed to treat patients who have Graves’ disease, thyroid cancer, and patients who would benefit from controlling thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor activity. A Safety Review Committee found the drug to have been safe and well-tolerated in patients treated so far.A further 8 patients with Graves’ disease are needed to complete this study. Travel to and from the study sites is provided from their chosen location, as well as accommodation for patients travelling from far.For more information, pl...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Black cumin is great for allergic rhinitis – and many other conditions
(Natural News) Black cumin (Nigella sativa), also known as black seed or fennel flower is a commonly grown plant in India, Arabia, and many parts of Europe. Historically, it is widely used as a spice, especially in Indian cuisine. Today, it is used as a medicinal herb for many ailments because of its properties of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boost cellular health and prevent aging with this Japanese plant
(Natural News) The ancient Japanese believed that ashitaba leaves can cure several ailments, hence the ashitaba plant played a significant role in Japanese traditional medicine. They used preparations made with ashitaba leaves to treat ailments like heartburn, stomach ulcer, high blood pressure, hay fever, gout, and constipation. Modern science has now confirmed that the herb native to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: What’s today's count? Foods to help relieve hay fever sufferers symptoms
POLLEN counts across the UK are set to be low, but for some hay fever sufferers, symptoms could still be triggered. Eating foods that contain a certain vitamin has been found to help keep coughing, sneezing and itchy eyes at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: What’s today pollen count? This supplement could help hay fever sufferers
POLLEN counts across the UK are set to be moderate and low today, but symptoms could still be triggered in some hay fever sufferers. For those looking for a natural remedy to beat hay fever symptoms, the following supplement has been proven effective. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: Will hay fever symptoms be triggered today? Drinking this tea could help
POLLEN COUNTS across the UK today have been forecast to be either low or moderate, but for hay fever sufferers, symptoms could still be triggered. Drinking a certain tea could help inhibit inflammation and stop the seasonal allergy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: Will your hay fever be triggered? When sufferers should see a doctor
POLLEN counts across the UK are set to be either moderate or low today, but in some hay fever sufferers, symptoms could still be triggered. Hay fever symptoms can be soothed with over-the-counter treatments, but when should you see a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: Top tips for dealing with the symptoms from the experts
Hay fever symptoms will be particularly high this weekend, with the Met Office forecasting highs of over 30C across England this bank holiday weekend. Experts offer their top tips to help with hay fever symptoms this weekend. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: Eye specialists offer their top tips to protecting the eyes during hay fever
POLLEN count for today is forecast to be medium in most parts of England. With pollen counts increasing, the need to take better care of one ’s eyes is vital. What are the best practices one could take to ensure eyes are protected? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: What’s today’s count? How to keep hay fever symptoms under control
POLLEN COUNTS are forecast to be high during the summer months in the UK, and for hay fever sufferers this can cause havoc. What ’s today count, and how can you keep symptoms at bay? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: Looking for a long-term solution to hay fever? This could be it
POLLEN COUNT is expected to be high across large swathes of the country today, according to the latest Met Office forecast. For those looking for a long-term solution to soothe symptoms, evidence adds weight to the effectiveness of a certain treatment regimen. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count forecast for today - what is the best hay fever treatment?
POLLEN COUNT for most parts of the UK have been forecasted by the Met Office. What is the pollen count for today and how can you better manage your symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: What’s the count today? Hay fever myths you should be aware of
POLLEN COUNTS across the UK have been forecast to be moderate today, but hay fever sufferers could still find themselves suffering. To help manage symptoms this summer it ’s important to be aware of some common misconceptions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warm water, lotion may reduce eczema, food allergy risk in babies
Babies with eczema have a high risk of developing asthma, food allergies and hay fever later in life, but that a " soak and seal " method of moistening a baby's skin can help prevent cracks from the condition. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: What is the count today? Eating this spice could reduce hay fever symptoms
POLLEN COUNTS across most of the UK have been forecast to be moderate today, but hay fever sufferers could still find themselves sneezing and coughing and with itchy eyes. A certain spice has been proven to suppress allergic reactions and may help reduce hay fever symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: High counts today could trigger hay fever - six ways to reduce symptoms
POLLEN counts are forecast to be high across most of England today, and high counts can prove particularly bad for hay fever sufferers. A nutritional therapist has offered six natural ways to reduce symptoms when pollen counts are high. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cracks in the skin of eczema patients promote allergic diseases
(MediaSource) Many babies with eczema go on to develop food allergies, asthma and hay fever, and researchers at National Jewish Health say it's not a coincidence. The cracks caused by eczema weaken the skin barrier, allowing allergens to penetrate the skin and cause a sequence of allergic diseases, what experts call the 'atopic march.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pollen count: High counts forecast today - eat this food to keep hay fever symptoms at bay
POLLEN counts across the UK are forecast to be high today and this could trigger symptoms in hay fever sufferers. To reduce symptoms, some experts have suggested eating a certain food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Common Are Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks After Minor Head Trauma?
Discussion Basilar skulls fractures are relatively common occurring in 4-20% of all skull fractures. Motor vehicle accidents, significant falls from heights and blunt trauma are the most common causes of basilar skull fractures. Basilar skulls fractures are even less common in children than adults. Complications can include meningitis, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks, cranial nerve injuries or even potentially death. With more significant trauma to the head and body, it is not surprising that complications are more likely. Nasoethmoid facial fractures have similar common mechanisms of injury including motor vehicle accid...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 15, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Pollen count warning: High counts forecast today - tips for hay fever to remember
POLLEN COUNTS have been forecast as high across the UK today and it could spell trouble for hay fever sufferers. Here are five tips sufferers need to remember to keep itchy eyes and sneezing at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count warning: High counts forecast today - hay fever sufferers remember this
POLLEN COUNTS have been forecast as high across the UK today and it could spell trouble for hay fever sufferers. Here are five tips sufferers need to remember to keep itchy eyes and sneezing at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Six triggers to avoid - are you taking the necessary steps?
HAY FEVER symptoms can be potent in the summer months. July is nearing the end of the grass pollen season but it isn ’t over yet. Sufferers should make sure they are avoiding the triggers. Here are the six main traps. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: Four foods to help you combat your hay fever symptoms - have you tried this?
POLLEN count levels are expected to be medium to high across the country today - this spells trouble for hay fever sufferers. Making certain dietary tweaks can help ward off the risks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How hay fever could give you anxiety: Expert reveals allergies can release stress hormones
Allergy patients have shown to have a higher risk of anxiety in studies. Dr Ahmad Sedaghat, a professor at the University of Cincinnati, called it 'sickness behaviour'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: Best supplements to help with hay fever symptoms
POLLEN counts across the UK have been forecast as high today, except for London and South East England who will experience a mild pollen count. What are the best supplements a person can take to help reduce hay fever symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: High counts forecast in UK cities - how to keep hay fever symptoms at bay
POLLEN counts in London have been forecast as ‘very high’ today, and in other cities in the UK pollen counts are expected to be ‘high’. For hay fever sufferers up and down the country, symptoms are likely to be triggered. So what can you do to keep them at bay? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count today: Best care for hay fever sufferers and top tips
POLLEN counts across the UK have been forecast as very high today, with hay fever symptoms expected to be on the rise. Asthma UK offers advice for better care for hay fever sufferers and vital tips. What are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: Top ten triggers that flare-up hay fever symptoms
POLLEN counts across the UK have been forecast as very high today with hay fever symptoms likely to be triggered. Millions of allergy sufferers in the UK are clueless about the triggers of their hay fever symptoms, according to new research. Do you know your triggers? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: How to sleep if you have hay fever and the count is high
POLLEN counts across the UK have been forecast as very high today, and while a high count can wreak havoc for hay fever sufferers during the day, it can also stop them from getting a good night ’s sleep. Here are some expert tips to manage your hay fever and get the sleep you need. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count warning: High count can cause deadly condition - tips to manage pollen spikes
POLLEN COUNTS across most parts of England today are forecast to be very high, according to the Met Office. While this spells trouble for hay fever sufferers, the pollen spike can also trigger a potentially life-threatening condition. Here are five tips to remember when the pollen count is high. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever WARNING: Pollen-bomb to strike Britain this week - what to expect      
After a record-breaking heatwave swept across Britain at the weekend, temperatures will drop off to low 20s this week. Hay fever sufferers should be on guard however. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is This Itchy Rash?
Discussion Atopic dermatitis (AD) has a prevalence of 3-5% in the overall U.S. population but is increasing with an estimated 10-15% lifetime risk in childhood. It is even more common in children of color with a prevalence in African-American/black children of 17% and Hispanic children of 14%. Health care utilization data also appears to support more severe disease in children of color also. Atopic dermatitis or eczema is a common dermatological skin problem which characteristically is a pruritic, papular eruption with erythema. Like most papulosquamous eruptions it often occurs in intertrigenous areas in people with alle...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 1, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Pollen count warning: Hot weekend brings ‘very high’ counts - how to ease hay fever signs
THE MET Office has forecast "very high" pollen counts throughout the UK for this weekend. With temperatures at an all time high this weekend it could mean a flare up for allergy sufferers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count warning: Hot weekend brings ‘very high’ counts how to ease hay fever symptom
THE MET Office has forecast "very high" pollen counts throughout the UK for this weekend. With temperatures at an all time high this weekend it could mean a flare up for allergy sufferers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: Five ways to soothe hay fever symptoms as heat wave sweeps UK
POLLEN count is set to soar today , with the Met Office issuing a very high warning across England as a heat wave sweeps the UK. The problem could be particularly pronounced for people living in cities. Here are five ways mitigate the risks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: Three remedies you may not know about
HAY FEVER symptoms will be particularly severe this weekend, with the MET Office forecasting highs of 30C across England. What do you do when you have tried everything? Here are three treatments you may not know about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count today: Hot weather spells trouble - could this natural remedy help?
POLLEN COUNT: The Met Office pollen forecast for today is very high across large parts of England. Hay fever sufferers should take necessary precautions to keep symptoms at bay. One study suggests a natural remedy might help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count warning: HIGH levels forecast - health experts offer advice
HAY FEVER sufferers are likely to experience major triggers to their allergies today as the Met Office forecasted “very high" levels of pollen. Where in the UK are you most at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count today: How to prevent a major hay fever trigger
POLLEN COUNT for today forecasts hay fever sufferers are at risk with high pollen counts and can expect hay fever symptoms to flare up. How can your reduce these symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count today: How high is the pollen count today?
POLLEN counts are set to soar this week bringing misery to millions of hay fever sufferers - but how high is the pollen count today? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count forecast today: High counts could trigger hay fever - these foods can help
POLLEN COUNT: Hay fever sufferers in the UK have been warned that some areas in England are likely to experience high levels of pollen through the week with Saturday bringing very high levels to most areas. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever hell: Pollen bomb hits TODAY - millions affected by asthma attacks
HAY FEVER symptoms could be severe for many sufferers across England today , with the MET Office forecasting moderate to high levels across the country. For asthma sufferers, the symptoms could be particularly acute. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr. Teruko Ishizaka, Who Advanced Allergy Treatment, Dies at 92
She and her husband identified an antibody that triggers wheezing and rashes. Monitoring it can help prevent and remedy allergic reactions. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sam Roberts Tags: Allergies Ishizaka, Teruko (1926-2019) Deaths (Obituaries) Asthma Hay Fever Ishizaka, Kimishige (1925-2018) Tokyo (Japan) La Jolla (Calif) Doctors Source Type: news

Pollen count: Cut out this food when counts are high to keep hay fever symptoms at bay
POLLEN counts, when high, can cause havoc for hay fever sufferers. But when it comes to reliving symptoms, cutting out a certain food group could prove effective, says nutritional therapist Claire Barnes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for hay fever: The 13p a day capsules proven relieve sufferers' symptoms
BEST supplements for hay fever: Hay fever sufferers will most likely feel the brunt of symptoms in the coming weeks with the arrival of sunnier days and warmer temperatures. But taking a certain supplement could help keep itchy eyes and sneezing at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count: How to keep hay fever symptoms at bay even if counts are low
POLLEN counts across the UK are forecast to be low today, but some hay fever sufferers may still find themselves suffering with symptoms. The good news is you may be able to rely on medicines that are used to treat symptoms only after they start. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From aspirin to hay fever tablets and the Pill: Medicines that could leave you down in the mouth
Poor oral health has been linked with heart disease, high blood pressure and, more recently, erectile dysfunction. Here, we look at some of the everyday drugs that can cause oral issues. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news