Research could pave way for more effective allergy medicine
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  February 6, 2018  
  Allergy  
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 Research could pave way for more effective allergy medicineResearch could pave way for more effective allergy medicine
 
Researchers have found a new mechanism in which an antibody can prevent allergic reactions in a broad range of patients. It is a scientific breakthrough, which could pave the way for a far more effective allergy medicine.
 
   Popular allergy drug may reduce relapses in patients with neuromyelitis opticaPopular allergy drug may reduce relapses in patients with neuromyelitis optica
 
The addition of cetirizine (the popular allergy medication sold under the brand name Zyrtec) to standard therapy is safe, well-tolerated, and may reduce relapses in patients with neuromyelitis optica (NMO), a rare and severe disease that causes inflammation and demyelination (damage to the myelin - the protective coating of nerve cells), primarily in the optic nerve (optic neuritis), spinal cord (myelitis), and brainstem.
 
   New guidelines encourage allergists to use telemedicine for allergy patientsNew guidelines encourage allergists to use telemedicine for allergy patients
 
Since its beginning more than 40 years ago when 500 patient consultations were conducted by interactive television, demand for telemedicine has continued to increase. Patients like the convenience and physicians know it can offer needed care to those who might not otherwise have access.
 
 New powerful database to help prevent asthma in children
 
New powerful database to help prevent asthma in childrenImagine a world where allergies, asthma and related chronic diseases are rare. Better yet, imagine a world where these conditions can be prevented before they even develop.
 
 
 Discovery opens new doors to developing vaccines for preventing staph skin infections
 
Discovery opens new doors to developing vaccines for preventing staph skin infectionsAfter years of investigation, researchers at Johns Hopkins, the University of California, Davis, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have discovered how the immune system might protect a person from recurrent bacterial skin infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus (staph).
 
 
 Soy milk found to be most nutritious among various types of plant-based milk
 
Soy milk found to be most nutritious among various types of plant-based milkHow healthy is your almond milk really? It may taste good and may not cause you any of the unpleasant reactions caused by cow's milk.