Tag: "allergist" at medical news
Allergies increase risk for corneal transplant rejection, UT Southwestern study shows
...d Dr. Niederkorn, senior author of the study. "The allergist
and ophthalmologist need to work as partners in managing the allergic patient who is destined to receive a corneal transplant." The immune system is programmed to react to organ transplants by producing a specific pattern of proteins that promote a d...
Be a control freak: Allergists outline new focus for asthmatics
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A Mayo Clinic allergist
and colleagues representing the American Academy o...rol them," says James Li, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic allergist
and lead author of the paper. "It's all about asthmatics' quality of life: waking up in the middle o...
Mayo Clinic finds chronic cough patients report a miserable existence
...ys Kaiser Lim, M.D., Mayo Clinic pulmonologist and allergist
and lead study investigator. "It's important for people with chronic cough to have empathy and realize that there are physicians who are working to help understand this problem. For patients with chronic cough, the psychological and physical sufferin...
Asthma patients report better asthma control when seeing an allergist
...ians, asthma patients who are under the care of an allergist
report fewer asthma control problems and less seve...ed a pulmonologist. Patients under the care of an allergist
were less likely to have required hospitalization or have unscheduled physician visits during the pa...
Inhaled steroids preferred over cromolyn to treat asthma
...n treatment, according to William Storms, M.D., an allergist
at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and director of the William Storms Allergy Clinic in Colorado Springs. "Any expert would agree that inhaled corticosteroids are preferred first-line therapy for treatment of persistent asthma, whic...
Desensitization protocol overcomes allergy to clopidogrel
...rotocol, which was developed by University of Iowa allergist
Mary Beth Fasano, MD. While being monitored in the cardiac intensive care unit, patients were first given a dose of clopidogrel so small it had to be mixed into a drinkable solution. Every 15 minutes over the next several hours they received an addit...
Allergic rhinitis associated with impaired sleep quality
...at least one year and who were being treated by an allergist
or by an ear, nose and throat specialist. A control group of 502 individuals who were the same age and sex and lived in the same area, but did not have allergic rhinitis, was also assessed. In 2002, all participants reported sleep disorders and rat...
Hay fever can send work productivity down the drain
... care from a family physician; 172 patients saw an allergist
for treatment; and 165 chose to self-manage their ...verity of symptoms than did patients treated by an allergist
as well as those who self-managed their allergy symptoms. Family physicians tend to be the gatekee...
Research highlights from Thoracic Society Conference
...of asthma exacerbations. National Jewish pediatric allergist
Ronina Covar, M.D., and her colleagues found that ...r data on the risks of salmeterol, National Jewish allergist
Harold Nelson, M.D., and his colleagues conducted a meta-analysis of 52 salmeterol clinical trials i...