Immunology

The best way to treat seasonal allergies

Spring welcomes warm weather and sun, but it also is the height of allergy season. Dr. Sanjiv Sur, an allergist at Baylor College of Medicine, explains the importance of managing seasonal allergy symptoms and the best methods ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exacerbations of COPD accelerate lung-function loss

Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) accelerate the loss of lung function especially among patients with mild disease, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and other institutions. Barry ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Competing treatments comparable for sudden hearing loss

A relatively new treatment for sudden hearing loss that involves injecting steroids into the middle ear appears to work just as well as the current standard of oral steroids, a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins and other ...

Medications

Sinuses bothering you? Use those nasal sprays regularly

Nasal saline and corticosteroid sprays are pretty standard treatment for individuals battling chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). They thin out thick mucus buildup and help ease the swelling in the nasal cavity that are the bane ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Daily wheezing treatment no different from intermittent in toddlers

(Medical Xpress) -- Pediatricians often treat young children who have frequent bouts of wheezing with a daily dose of an inhaled steroid to keep asthma symptoms at bay. But results of a recent study are likely to change that.

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