Health News

Rx Lowered Steroid Dose in Asthma Patients
Oral corticosteroids are a common treatment for asthma, but they often come with unwanted side effects. One recent study showed that another medication may help patients lower their corticosteroid dose over time.
Allergies Linked to Higher Blood Cancer Risks in Women
Living with allergies can be annoying. Now, a study has found that women with common allergies may possibly have more than itchy eyes and sneezing to worry about.
When Allergies Go to Your Head
Those who have experienced allergies are probably all too familiar with the runny or stuffy nose, the itchy eyes and the overall discomfort. They may also be familiar with migraines.
Food Allergies Linked to Early Introduction of Solid Foods
It's recommended that children do not receive solid foods before they are 4 to 6 months old. Introducing solids earlier may increase the risk of food allergies.
The Geography of Hay Fever
Red, running noses and watery eyes are all too common for those living with hay fever allergies. But kids in some states may deal with hay fever more than others.
Egg Allergies? Fear Not the Flu Shot
Everyone is urged to get a flu shot, but what should you do if an allergy might interact with the vaccine? Risk the flu or risk the allergic reaction?  For many patients, these concerns have now been addressed.
Relief for Red, Itchy Eyes
For anyone with allergies, dealing with watery and itchy eyes can be very uncomfortable. Fortunately, if you don't have anti-allergy medication on hand, relief from these symptoms may still be possible.
Kids' Food Allergy Care Costs Add Up
Having a child with a medical condition can often take an emotional toll on families. Yet these medical conditions can also take a significant financial toll as well.
How are Allergies Linked to ADHD?
There has been some evidence that children with ADHD may be more likely to have asthma or allergies as well. New research looked to examine the issue.
Can a Little Bacteria Prevent Allergies?
The idea of adding a bit of bacteria to your or your child's body may sound creepy-crawly. But if it's bacteria that's good for you, that's exactly what probiotics are.