Crohn's Disease Treatment Update Crohn's Disease Treatment Update
This article presents the American College of Gastroenterology's updated guidelines on managing Crohn's disease in adult patients.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 22, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Diversity Missing in Genetic Studies Diversity Missing in Genetic Studies
European populations are overrepresented in genetic and genomic studies, contributing to healthcare inequities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

' Optimistic' Longer-term Outcomes for Metastatic Melanoma'Optimistic' Longer-term Outcomes for Metastatic Melanoma
Targeted therapy and immunotherapy are showing promising longer-term outcomes in metastatic melanoma. Dr Weber reviews two new studies.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Asthma Medication Use Varies Among Latino Youth Asthma Medication Use Varies Among Latino Youth
A new U.S. study of groups of Latino youth with asthma sheds light on potential health disparities. Puerto Rican children were less likely than Mexican kids to use asthma inhalers regularly, researchers found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

From Bench to Bedside: ENDO 2019 Ties Science to Clinical Care From Bench to Bedside: ENDO 2019 Ties Science to Clinical Care
' What distinguishes ENDO from other meetings is that you get a curated view of what is the newest, hottest, and best in science, which you know...is going to be impacting care. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New Antibiotics for Community-Acquired Pneumonia New Antibiotics for Community-Acquired Pneumonia
The treatment of community-acquired pneumonia has become increasingly challenging due to antibiotic resistance, but the availability of new agents may offer more options.Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Aminosalicylate Use in Patients With UC on Biologics Aminosalicylate Use in Patients With UC on Biologics
Is it efficacious and cost-effective to continue aminosalicylates in patients with ulcerative colitis who have been escalated to immunosuppressants, biologics, or oral small molecules?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Update on the Use of Tacrolimus in Pediatrics Update on the Use of Tacrolimus in Pediatrics
This article provides an update for its use in children.Pediatric Pharmacotherapy (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Changes to Methacholine Challenge May Be Difficult to Apply Changes to Methacholine Challenge May Be Difficult to Apply
Dr Aaron B. Holley on how the medical industry can step up to make this easier on everyone.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

AAP Now Endorses Influenza Vaccine Shot and Nasal Spray AAP Now Endorses Influenza Vaccine Shot and Nasal Spray
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its influenza vaccination recommendations, saying both the shot and nasal spray vaccines are acceptable for the 2019-2020 season.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

A'Cruel Tool': Hospital Ads Offering False Hope A'Cruel Tool': Hospital Ads Offering False Hope
Advertisements suggesting that personalized cancer treatment can improve survival or even offer a cure are not realistic for all patients and are unethical.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Without Vaccine, Hundreds of Children Die in Madagascar Measles Outbreak Without Vaccine, Hundreds of Children Die in Madagascar Measles Outbreak
Two months ago, giggles floated through the home of fisherman Dada as his four-year-old son played ball outside with his two younger cousins on one of Madagascar's famed sun soaked beaches.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Total Thyroidectomy May Ease Persistent Hashimoto Symptoms Total Thyroidectomy May Ease Persistent Hashimoto Symptoms
Approach is based on the theory that removing the antigenic target may diminish inflammation-based symptoms in Hashimoto's thyroiditis, but a placebo effect is also possible.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 11, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Making Sense of Stem Cells, Fat Grafting in Plastic Surgery Making Sense of Stem Cells, Fat Grafting in Plastic Surgery
Find out what plastic surgeons need to know regarding the FDA regulations on fat grafting and stem-cell therapies and the responsible use of these entities.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 11, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Critique of the Canadian Respiratory Illness and Flu Scale Critique of the Canadian Respiratory Illness and Flu Scale
How useful is the Canadian Acute Respiratory Illness and Flu Scale (CARIFS) to pediatric clinicians in practice?Pediatric Nursing (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 11, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Antibiotic Prescriptions Often Exceed Recommended Treatment Durations Antibiotic Prescriptions Often Exceed Recommended Treatment Durations
Many antibiotic prescriptions for common infections in primary care exceed durations recommended by guidelines, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Finds Asbestos in Three Claire's Cosmetics Products, Calls for Change U.S. FDA Finds Asbestos in Three Claire's Cosmetics Products, Calls for Change
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration called on Congress to modernize rules for cosmetics safety on Tuesday after it issued an alert warning consumers not to use three cosmetics products sold by Claire's Stores Inc because they tested positive for asbestos, a known carcinogen.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Gluten Intake in Toddlers Not Tied to Risk of Progression to Type 1 Diabetes Gluten Intake in Toddlers Not Tied to Risk of Progression to Type 1 Diabetes
Gluten intake is not associated with islet autoimmunity or progression to type 1 diabetes in high-risk older infants and toddlers, according to results from the DAISY study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Drug Concentrations, Immunogenicity Predict Anti-TNF Treatment Failure Drug Concentrations, Immunogenicity Predict Anti-TNF Treatment Failure
About one-quarter of patients with active luminal Crohn's disease (CD) do not respond to anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) drugs, while about two-thirds don't achieve remission, according to new research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Kids With Eczema May Sleep Poorly Kids With Eczema May Sleep Poorly
Kids with eczema - even mild eczema - may be more likely to have poor quality sleep than children who don't have this common skin disorder, a UK study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Chronic Sinusitis Tied to Higher Risk of Depression, Anxiety Chronic Sinusitis Tied to Higher Risk of Depression, Anxiety
People who suffer from chronic rhinosinusitis may be more likely than those who don't to develop depression and anxiety, a Korean study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Fluorouracil Cream Found Best of Four Treatments for Multiple Actinic Keratosis Fluorouracil Cream Found Best of Four Treatments for Multiple Actinic Keratosis
Five percent fluorouracil cream does a far better job than 5% imiquimod cream, 0.015% ingenol mebutate gel or methyl aminolevulinate photodynamic therapy (MAL-PDT) for treating people with multiple actinic keratosis lesions.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Disease Presentation and Remission Rate in Graves Disease Disease Presentation and Remission Rate in Graves Disease
Might gender affect the outcomes and prognosis of Graves disease treatment with antithyroid drugs?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 6, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Update: Influenza Activity -- United States Update: Influenza Activity -- United States
Get up-to-date on the most recent data on influenza activity in the United States.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 6, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Early Response to PD-1 Blockade Predicts Melanoma Outcomes Early Response to PD-1 Blockade Predicts Melanoma Outcomes
The response to a single dose of neoadjuvant PD-1 blockade predicts clinical outcomes in patients with stage III/IV resectable melanoma, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

The'London Patient' New HIV Remission Raises Hope The'London Patient' New HIV Remission Raises Hope
HIV remission and cure are so rare as to be singularly notable. But is a new case of HIV remission replicable?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness
This new report provides interim estimates of vaccine effectiveness against illnesses caused by influenza viruses during the recent season.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Are We Relying Too Much on Biomarkers and Algorithms? Are We Relying Too Much on Biomarkers and Algorithms?
In the age of biomarker-based risk assessment, oncologist Ravi Parikh gets'a sobering lesson in what really matters when we talk about prognosis in oncology. 'Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 1, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Merck to Buy Immunotherapy Developer Immune Design for $300 Mln Merck to Buy Immunotherapy Developer Immune Design for $300 Mln
Merck& Co Inc said on Thursday it would buy drug developer Immune Design Corp for nearly $300 million, to gain access to its immunotherapy programs.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 25, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Pembrolizumab Plus Axitinib a New Standard in Metastatic RCC Pembrolizumab Plus Axitinib a New Standard in Metastatic RCC
First-line treatment with the anti-PD-1 immunotherapy pembrolizumab plus the VEGF-targeted tyrosine-kinase inhibitor axitinib extended overall survival and progression-free survival in patients with clear-cell metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC), compared with the current standard of care, sunitinib, in the phase 3 KEYNOTE-426 trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Recurrent Strep Throat Linked to Aberrant Immune Responses Recurrent Strep Throat Linked to Aberrant Immune Responses
Several alterations in immune responses contribute to the risk of recurrent group A Streptococcus tonsillitis ("strep throat"), researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Treg Cells Show Promise as Immunotherapy for Crohn's Disease Treg Cells Show Promise as Immunotherapy for Crohn's Disease
Crohn's disease (CD) symptoms may be reduced if an agonist of the retinoic acid receptor alpha (RARA) can be used to traffic T-regulatory (Treg) cells to inflamed intestinal tissues, researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Sleep Boosts T-Cell Antiviral Potency Sleep Boosts T-Cell Antiviral Potency
It looks like your mother was right: when you've got a cold, sleep may be the best medicine.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Mylan Launches Advair Generic at One-Third Price Mylan Launches Advair Generic at One-Third Price
Mylan NV on Tuesday priced its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's blockbuster asthma treatment Advair 70 percent lower than the branded medicine.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

China Says Tests of Possibly Tainted Medical Product Show No HIV China Says Tests of Possibly Tainted Medical Product Show No HIV
China is investigating a manufacturer of medical products following reports that it sold human immunoglobulin for intravenous injection that had possibly been contaminated with HIV, though authorities said tests found no sign of the virus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 11, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Dermatology Advocacy Groups May Not Disclose Conflicts Dermatology Advocacy Groups May Not Disclose Conflicts
Many patient advocacy groups focused on skin conditions receive funding from companies that sell dermatology treatments, and a new study suggests these nonprofits don't always disclose their ties to industry.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 8, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Chronic Rhinosinusitis May Up Risk for Anxiety, Depression Chronic Rhinosinusitis May Up Risk for Anxiety, Depression
Chronic rhinosinusitis is associated with increased risk for anxiety and depression. An expert says possible causal links are unclear, but he supports mental health screening for these patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 7, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

The Triggers of Systemic Contact Dermatitis The Triggers of Systemic Contact Dermatitis
Which patients with atopic dermatitis are at risk of developing systemic contact dermatitis?Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 7, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Thymectomy Improves Outcomes in Non-Thymomatous Myasthenia Gravis Thymectomy Improves Outcomes in Non-Thymomatous Myasthenia Gravis
Thymectomy plus prednisone improves outcomes in patients with non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis (MG), compared with prednisone alone, according to results from the two-year extension of the MGTX randomized trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 6, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Newborn Screening Identifies SCID and T-Cell Lymphopenia Newborn Screening Identifies SCID and T-Cell Lymphopenia
Newborn screening of DNA from dried blood spots identifies infants with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) and clinically important non-SCID T-cell lymphopenia, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Drugs Derived From Pigs Could Be Risky in People With Alpha-Gal Syndrome Drugs Derived From Pigs Could Be Risky in People With Alpha-Gal Syndrome
People with alpha-gal syndrome may develop allergic reactions to drugs that contain ingredients derived from pigs, researchers in Europe report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 13, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Daily Aspirin May Curb COPD Exacerbations Daily Aspirin May Curb COPD Exacerbations
Daily aspirin use appears to reduce the risk of exacerbations and have other beneficial effects in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to an observational study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 11, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

U.S. Kids Often Get Inappropriate Antibiotics in the ED U.S. Kids Often Get Inappropriate Antibiotics in the ED
In U.S. emergency departments (EDs), especially non-pediatric EDs, children often receive antibiotics inappropriately, a retrospective study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 10, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Engineered Human-Tissue Platform Could Speed Vaccine Testing Engineered Human-Tissue Platform Could Speed Vaccine Testing
A three-dimensional tissue culture construct can reproduce certain human immune responses to vaccines in vitro, according to researchers at Boston Children's Hospital.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 9, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Novartis's New Treatment for Hives Outperforms Xolair in Trials Novartis's New Treatment for Hives Outperforms Xolair in Trials
Novartis said on Tuesday it was taking its experimental medicine ligelizumab to late-stage trials after the drug showed signs of outperforming existing product Xolair in treating severe urticaria.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Measles Threat Looms in Philippines as Trust in Vaccines Declines -Health Officials Measles Threat Looms in Philippines as Trust in Vaccines Declines -Health Officials
Health experts on Monday warned against a possible outbreak of measles in the Philippines, as a disease long under control is fuelled by patchy immunization programs and declining trust in vaccines.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Dapsone Useful for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Dapsone Useful for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria
Dapsone is an effective second-line treatment for chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) patients in whom antihistamines and other first-line therapies have failed, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Despite What We May Think, Diagnosing Asthma Isn't Easy Despite What We May Think, Diagnosing Asthma Isn't Easy
Dr Aaron Holley on the surprising challenges in diagnosing this increasingly prevalent condition, and how to surmount them.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Lanadelumab Prevents Hereditary Angioedema Attacks Lanadelumab Prevents Hereditary Angioedema Attacks
Treatment with lanadelumab significantly reduced attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) type I and II in the phase 3 randomized controlled HELP study, supporting its use as a prophylactic therapy for HAE, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes Incidence Set to Double in 20 Years in Europe Type 1 Diabetes Incidence Set to Double in 20 Years in Europe
Incidence of type 1 diabetes in children is continuing to rise, by around 3% per year, across Europe according to large 25-year study covering 22 countries.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news