Allergies

Johnson Sea Products Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat & Soy in “Home Style Crab Cakes”

1 day ago   |   FDA

Johnson Sea Products of Coden, AL, is recalling its 12oz package of frozen “Home Style Crab cakes” because they contain undeclared ingredients of wheat and soy. People who have...
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Reply to the Letter to the Editor

2 days ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

We thank Grigoletto et al for their thoughtful letter regarding our report.1 We agree with the authors' conclusion that clinicians should consider history of asthma and asthma...
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Poor asthma control remains a risk factor for severe anaphylaxis

4 days ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

We have read with interest the report by Dribin et al investigating the association between history of asthma and anaphylaxis severity in children 1. The authors concluded that...
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Emergency medical identification in patients with chronic medical conditions

5 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Emergency medical identification comes in many forms, including jewelry, wallet cards, shoelace tags, seatbelt covers, on smart phones and more recently, tattoos. While some...
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5 signs your child may have allergies

5 days ago   |   Today's Parent

Wondering if your kid has allergies? Here are the common signs of allergies in kids. History of allergy in the family What it means: Along with eye colour and personality...
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New insight into allergies could improve diagnosis and treatment

5 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Results from a new study may help to improve the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, pointing to a potential marker of these conditions and a new therapeutic strategy.
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Health Experts Are Taking Over Celebs' Instagrams To Share COVID Info

7 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

Celebrities are “passing the mic” on their Instagram accounts to let us all hear science and facts about COVID from real experts If you follow Julia Roberts on Instagram, you...
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Study may help to improve diagnosis and treatment of allergies

7 days ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Results from a study led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital may help to improve the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, pointing to a potential marker of...
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The Scientist Behind Some of the World's Best Coronavirus Images

The Scientist Behind Some of the World's Best Coronavirus Images

7 days ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

From her laboratory in the far western reaches of Montana, Elizabeth Fischer is trying to help people see what they're up against in COVID-19. Over the past three decades...
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New Trial at UIC Tests Remdesivir Combined With Baricitinib

New Trial at UIC Tests Remdesivir Combined With Baricitinib

9 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   3 articles

The University of Illinois at Chicago is enrolling patients in a second clinical trial to study remdesivir for treating COVID-19. The trial is funded by the National Institute...
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Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Doctors and other staff reported major teething troubles as the much-trumpeted scheme finally got up and running, with some saying they had not even received passwords to start... Read more ...

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Independent Sage, set up to challenge decisions made by ministers, said the proposal to reopen schools in England on June 1 goes against scientific advice and 'jumps the gun'. Read more ...

Twitter fact checks President Trump - but not Communist China

Twitter fact checks President Trump - but not Communist China

Recently Twitter added a “fact check” label to President Donald Trump's tweets about the concerns surrounding mail-in voting fraud, but the social media site has failed to... Read more ...

Fourteen more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Wales

Fourteen more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Wales

The number of fatalities with lab-confirmed Covid-19 has now reached 1,307 since the outbreak began in Wales Read more ...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Researchers in Paris screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19. They found that 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after their... Read more ...

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

Type 2 diabetes affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at around three times the rate of white Americans and is closely linked to the disproportionately high rates of... Read more ...

The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers...

The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers Were Always Heroes

The Netflix documentary Lenox Hill may have been filmed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic , but if the trailer is any indication, the series will serve as a poignant reminder that... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Contact tracing scheme launches TODAY

Coronavirus UK: Contact tracing scheme launches TODAY

The UK's coronavirus contact tracing programme will finally launch at 9am, but Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted it will rely on people doing their 'civic duty', and... Read more ...

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

The Centers for Disease Control has updated its guidance on its website, warning that antibody tests for COVID-19 may be wrong up to half of the time in delivering a false... Read more ...