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U.N. Slams Sale of Cambodian Women ' s Breast Milk by U.S. Firm U.N. Slams Sale of Cambodian Women ' s Breast Milk by U.S. Firm
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Adenotonsillotomy Noninferior for Pediatric OSA Adenotonsillotomy Noninferior for Pediatric OSA
Adenotonsillotomy was noninferior to adenotonsillectomy for pediatric OSA, the first RCT to use polysomnography showed; however, the risk for tonsil regrowth and the need for repeat surgery were higher.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

More Than 80,000 EpiPens Recalled Overseas More Than 80,000 EpiPens Recalled Overseas
The company that markets EpiPens said the recalled devices may fail to inject its potentially life-saving dose of epinephrine into a patient experiencing anaphylactic shock.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 22, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Alert Source Type: news

Yellow Fever Vaccine Advised for Travel to Brazil ' s Rio, Sao Paulo States Yellow Fever Vaccine Advised for Travel to Brazil ' s Rio, Sao Paulo States
The World Health Organization on Monday recommended that travelers to rural areas in the states of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo get yellow fever vaccinations, as Brazil works to contain an outbreak of the virus in the country ' s southeast.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Strategies to Alter the Natural History of Childhood Asthma Strategies to Alter the Natural History of Childhood Asthma
A new review examines recent evidence regarding approaches that may help alter the course of childhood asthma. What have we learned?Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 20, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Journal Article Source Type: news

Does Illness Help Young Adults Take Charge of Their Own Health? Does Illness Help Young Adults Take Charge of Their Own Health?
Adolescents and young adults coping with chronic illness may be better prepared to take charge of their own care than their healthy peers, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 16, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Catalyst Pharma ' s Neuromuscular Drug Succeeds in Study Catalyst Pharma ' s Neuromuscular Drug Succeeds in Study
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday its experimental drug to treat patients with a severe form of myasthenia gravis (MG), a rare neuromuscular disease, met the main goals of a study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 16, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Advances in Psoriasis Advances in Psoriasis
This review summarizes traditional as well as new psoriasis treatments and those currently in development. How do these agents fit into clinical practice?Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 16, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Infection Screening Prior to Immunosuppressive Therapy Infection Screening Prior to Immunosuppressive Therapy
An important sequelae of immunosuppressive therapy is an increased risk of infection. What steps should be taken to screen patients for pre-existing infections prior to initiating treatment?Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 16, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Assessing Asthma in Kids: What Tools Work? Assessing Asthma in Kids: What Tools Work?
Dr William Basco comments on a comprehensive review of objective and subjective evaluation tools for childhood asthma.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

The Kennedy Pushing His Own Fake News The Kennedy Pushing His Own Fake News
When it comes to vaccines, as long as the pursuit of evidence-based answers has existed, so too have those pushing mumbo jumbo. (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Treating GERD May Reduce Nasal Symptoms Treating GERD May Reduce Nasal Symptoms
In patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and symptoms of sinonasal disease, treatment with a proton pump inhibitor may reduce LPR and nasal symptoms, a new study suggested.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Mesenchymal Stem Cells: ' Guardians of Inflammation ' Mesenchymal Stem Cells: ' Guardians of Inflammation '
Find out how human mesenchymal stem cells might help protect against inflammation -- and learn how this knowledge can apply to the treatment of chronic wounds.Wounds (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 14, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Depression May Be Biggest Cause of Lost Productivity With Sinus Problems Depression May Be Biggest Cause of Lost Productivity With Sinus Problems
Pain and other symptoms of chronic sinus problems might cause sufferers to miss work or school but depression is their biggest source of lost productivity, a small study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 13, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Rare Melanomas Prove ' Hard to Get ' Using Immunotherapy Rare Melanomas Prove ' Hard to Get ' Using Immunotherapy
Dr Jeffrey Weber assesses the benefit of immunotherapies in two rare subtypes of melanoma and finds that rates of survival and duration of response trail well behind those associated with cutaneous melanoma.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 13, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Clinical Trial Brings Hope for Prurigo Nodularis Patients Clinical Trial Brings Hope for Prurigo Nodularis Patients
Serlopitant is the first treatment shown to be effective for patients with this uncommon disorder, which is characterized by crusty lesions and intense itch.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 10, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FDA Committee Selects 2017-2018 Influenza Vaccine Strains FDA Committee Selects 2017-2018 Influenza Vaccine Strains
An FDA advisory committee voted to leave the influenza vaccine strains for the 2017-2018 season largely unchanged from those of the previous season.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 10, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Estimates of 2016-17 Seasonal Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Estimates of 2016-17 Seasonal Flu Vaccine Effectiveness
Data shows the 2016-2017 flu vaccine is effective...and its not too late to get vaccinated.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 9, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

C-Section and Risk of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia C-Section and Risk of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
This study suggests that delivery by elective C-section is associated with a higher risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. What might be the etiology?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 9, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Showing Promise for Wheat Allergy Immunotherapy Showing Promise for Wheat Allergy
Thirty percent of people who ate small amounts of wheat protein for 2 years achieved desensitization to the grain in a new oral immunotherapy study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 8, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Skin Diseases Affect One in Four Americans Skin Diseases Affect One in Four Americans
Skin problems are common in the United States, especially among the elderly, and will continue to rise as the population ages, new data assessing the incidence and cost show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 8, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Infliximab Use Not Tied to Malignancy in Pediatric IBD Infliximab Use Not Tied to Malignancy in Pediatric IBD
Immunosuppressive therapy with infliximab (Remicade, Janssen) for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in pediatric patients is not associated with increased risk of malignancy or hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), according to a Janssen study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Polluted Environments Kill 1.7 Million Children a Year - WHO Polluted Environments Kill 1.7 Million Children a Year - WHO
A quarter of all global deaths of children under five are due to unhealthy or polluted environments including dirty water and air, second-hand smoke and a lack of adequate hygiene, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Antibiotics for AOM in Kids Under 2: Must We Go Long? Antibiotics for AOM in Kids Under 2: Must We Go Long?
A randomized trial answers an important clinical question about the management of acute otitis media in young children.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Influenza Activity -- US, October 2, 2016-February 4, 2017 Influenza Activity -- US, October 2, 2016-February 4, 2017
How is the 2016-2017 influenza season shaping up?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Recurrent Autoimmune Liver Diseases After Liver Transplant Recurrent Autoimmune Liver Diseases After Liver Transplant
How often do autoimmune liver diseases recur after liver transplantation, and how might the risk of recurrence be reduced?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

New Biologic is ' Potential Blockbuster ' for Eczema Treatment New Biologic is ' Potential Blockbuster ' for Eczema Treatment
Dupilumab safely and effectively controls the symptoms of moderate to severe eczema over the long-term, 1-year data show. FDA approval of the biologic is expected soon, the lead investigator reports.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 6, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Maternal Levels of Vitamin E Isoform Linked to Child Asthma Maternal Levels of Vitamin E Isoform Linked to Child Asthma
Children of mothers with low levels of the vitamin E isoform alpha-tocopherol — one of eight isoforms of the vitamin — are more likely to wheeze, a finding that could eventually lead to changes in nutritional recommendations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 6, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Setting Does Not Explain Ethnic Disparity in Asthma Deaths Setting Does Not Explain Ethnic Disparity in Asthma Deaths
More Black children die from asthma than white or Hispanic children regardless of setting. A decline in outpatient and out-of-hospital deaths indicates some improvement in access to care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 5, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

More Black Children Die from Asthma, Study Confirms More Black Children Die from Asthma, Study Confirms
The mortality rate for black children with asthma is higher than for white or Hispanic kids. A decline in out-of-hospital deaths indicates some improvement in access to care, but questions remain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 5, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Reducing Pediatric Distress During Vaccination Reducing Pediatric Distress During Vaccination
What strategies may help children cope with the pain and anxiety of vaccine administration? Find out what works -- and what doesn ' t.Pediatric Nursing (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 3, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Rituximab in the Treatment of Inflammatory Myopathies Rituximab in the Treatment of Inflammatory Myopathies
Get up-to-date on what there is to know about the use of rituximab therapy in the management of myositis.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 2, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

2017 ACIP Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults 2017 ACIP Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults
What are the new or revised ACIP recommendations for adult immunizations in 2017?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 2, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Characteristics of Zika Virus Rash Identified Characteristics of Zika Virus Rash Identified
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 1, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions Often Delay Care Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions Often Delay Care
Adults with multiple chronic conditions are more likely than those with one or no chronic conditions to use healthcare services. They are also more likely to delay obtaining those services.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 1, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Another AE Identified With Checkpoint Inhibitors Another AE Identified With Checkpoint Inhibitors
Add connective tissue diseases, such as Sjogren ' s syndrome, to the list of immune-related adverse events that can develop during cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 1, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Inhaled Corticosteroids May Not Increase Respiratory Infections in Kids With Asthma Inhaled Corticosteroids May Not Increase Respiratory Infections in Kids With Asthma
The use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) does not appear to increase the risk of respiratory infections in children with asthma, according to a meta-analysis of randomized trials.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Infliximab vs. Adalimumab in Crohn ' s Disease Infliximab vs. Adalimumab in Crohn ' s Disease
Do the anti-TNF agents infliximab and adalimumab have comparable response characteristics? Are concomitant immunomodulators necessary for optimal response?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Allergy Treatment Results Prominent at AAAAI Meeting Allergy Treatment Results Prominent at AAAAI Meeting
Progress in desensitizing patients to peanuts, tree nuts, and wheat will be in the spotlight at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Meeting (AAAAI).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 27, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Preventive Care for Patients With IBD: Time for Action Preventive Care for Patients With IBD: Time for Action
IBD puts patients at risk for a variety of non-GI disorders and requires their doctors to provide comprehensive care. Dr David Johnson reviews new guidelines that make this task easier.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

Chronic Diarrhea: Diagnosis and Management Chronic Diarrhea: Diagnosis and Management
There are many diverse causes of chronic diarrhea. Learn when imaging studies or other diagnostic test are appropriate, and how management should be approached, in this primer.Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Practice Pearls: Checkpoint Inhibitors for Lung Cancer Practice Pearls: Checkpoint Inhibitors for Lung Cancer
Dr Mark Kris reviews the challenges of using newly approved immunotherapies for lung cancer patients, especially how to identify patients who will benefit and monitor their progress.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Childhood Asthma Linked to Increased Migraine Risk Childhood Asthma Linked to Increased Migraine Risk
Results of a new study show children with asthma have an increased risk for migraine, but those receiving asthma treatments have a decreased migraine risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Roche Says Phase II Trial Supports Twin Treatment for Kidney Cancer Roche Says Phase II Trial Supports Twin Treatment for Kidney Cancer
Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche said on Saturday that a combination of its immunotherapy drug Tecentriq (atezolizumab) and its cancer drug Avastin (bevacizumab) had shown encouraging results in a Phase II trial in treating a type of kidney cancer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prenatal PUFAs and Asthma/Wheeze in Offspring Prenatal PUFAs and Asthma/Wheeze in Offspring
Does PUFA supplementation in the third trimester significantly reduce childhood asthma/wheeze, or is this just another fish story?Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Factors Contributing to Development of Hypoxemia in COPD Factors Contributing to Development of Hypoxemia in COPD
Which factors may help predict the development of hypoxemia among COPD patients?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 20, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Allergen Immunotherapy: An Updated Review of Safety Allergen Immunotherapy: An Updated Review of Safety
What does the latest safety data tell us about the use of allergen immunotherapy?Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 20, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Journal Article Source Type: news

Smoke and Mirrors: Beijing Battles to Control Smog Message Smoke and Mirrors: Beijing Battles to Control Smog Message
In its ' war ' on hazardous air pollution, China ' s government has a dilemma: it needs to be open about air quality data to hold polluters to account, but worries that too much bad news from alternative, independent sources could stoke public unrest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Effects of Sera From Trauma Patients on Neutrophil Biology Effects of Sera From Trauma Patients on Neutrophil Biology
What do we know about the biology of neutrophils and their activity immediately after severe trauma?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

CDC: Flu Activity Continues in US, Vaccine 50% Effective CDC: Flu Activity Continues in US, Vaccine 50% Effective
Influenza activity has been ' moderate ' thus far, and severity indicators are in the range seen in prior seasons dominated by influenza A (H3N2) viruses, health officials say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 16, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news