Position Paper Backs Bronchial Allergen Challenge Use

Although bronchial allergen challenge (BAC) is occasionally used to distinguish patients with allergic asthma among those with atopic asthma, it is currently considered a research tool without any protocols for use beyond diagnosing mild asthma and fulfilling study needs, according to Ioana Agache, MD, and colleagues.   Expanding Bronchial Allergen Challenge Application A European Academy […]

In Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy, Repeat Hospitalization Is a Substantial Burden

Guangdong Eye Institute,Department of Ophthalmology,Guangdong Provincial People’s Hospita,lGuangdong Academy of Medical Sciences,The Second School of Clinical Medicine,Southern Medical University,China Prior research indicates that patients with diabetes for at least 20 years will almost always be diagnosed with diabetic retinopathy (DR). Evidence also suggests a high prevalence of DR in China, thus creating the largest DR […]

Thematic & Content Analysis of Hidradenitis Suppurativa Interviews with Women

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic autoinflammatory skin condition that affects more women than males. The condition causes a terrible quality of life as well as physical and psychological complications. For a study, researchers sought to analyze how HS affected women’s self-perception and life experiences. Interviews were done with 22 women ranging in age and […]

Hormone Therapy-Related Hot Flashes Tied to Worse Breast Cancer Outcomes

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Adjuvant hormone therapy (AHT)-related hot flashes predict worse breast cancer outcomes among patients in clinical routine practice, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Erwei Zeng, from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and colleagues used data from the National Quality […]

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