Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports
Purpose of ReviewAlthough sinus headache has been extensively reviewed and described, misdiagnosis remains common. This paper discusses the myths and truths about sinus headaches.Recent FindingsSinus headache is used colloquially to attribute facial pain to allergies or a sinus infection; however, most sinus headaches are migraine. Sinus-region pai...
The World Allergy Organization Journal
Background Studying the developmental precursors of allergy may help explain the mechanisms (or etiology) of allergic disease. We studied childhood respiratory and allergic diseases in a pre-birth cohort from the United States. Objective We assessed the associations between maternal history of asthma and the development of respiratory and allergic ...
Contemporary clinical trials
Asthma remains one of the most important challenges to pediatric public health in the US. A large majority of children with persistent and chronic asthma demonstrate aeroallergen sensitization, which remains a pivotal risk factor associated with the development of persistent, progressive asthma throughout life. In individuals with a tendency toward...
The American journal of medicine
Proven cases of vector-transmitted acute autochthonous Chagas disease in the United States are rare (
Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA
The presence of allergies has been proposed as a risk factor for worse outcomes in total knee arthroplasty surgery. The aim of this study is to evaluate if the presence of some psychiatric disorders is more frequent in patients who report allergies and if they could be the main cause for the worse outcomes. A prospective study, including patients u...
SAGE Open Medicine
Introduction: The rising prevalence of allergies can substantially impact the skin, which is one of the largest targets for allergic and immunologic responses. We present the results of an online survey assessing self-reported allergy prevalence in Russians, outline the populations who report allergies and characterize the skin conditions associate...
Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie
The present work aimed, through a multidimensional analysis of a data set related to 76 asthmatic children (2-16 years), to their family, and to their antecedents, to establish typical profiles of children with asthma, combining similar or even identical characteristics. A questionnaire was presented to the parents concerning possible consanguinity...
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine
BackgroundSick building syndrome (SBS) refers to the combination of symptoms experienced by occupants of specific building characteristics. This study investigated the associations of children’s lifestyle behaviors, allergies, home, and school environment with SBS symptoms.MethodsA total of 4408 elementary school children living in Sapporo City, Ja...
Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology
BackgroundThis paper presents a peculiar first case of an allergy to Silybum marianum (milk thistle) and Eragrostis tef (teff). Both teff and milk thistle have been presented in the literature (both domestic and foreign) in a positive light, the former as a new part of gluten-free diet, and the latter as a treatment for a number of conditions, part...
The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice
The low prevalence of asthma and allergies in farm children has partially been ascribed to the consumption of raw cow's milk. A literature search identified 12 publications on 8 pertinent studies. A meta-analysis corroborated the protective effect of raw milk consumption early in life (