Caregivers of asthmatic children had significantly more depressive symptoms than the age-specific normal population. Amongst caregivers of asthmatic children, depressive symptoms were represented amongst 39% of men and 33% of women. http://bit.ly/lE5XBMedical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source, links, etc. The inclusion of a Twitter update (tweet) is not an endorsement or agreement of any kind. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support. Image source: OpenClipArt.org, public domain.
Haemopoietic stem-cell transplantation with antibody-based minimal-intensity conditioning in primary immunodeficiency. Antibody-based minimal-intensity conditioning before BMT consisted of anti-CD45, alemtuzumab (anti-CD52), fludarabine, and cyclophosphamide. http://bit.ly/GiH0J
Children who attend day care are no less likely to develop asthma symptoms later in childhood http://bit.ly/oax9S
Study: Traffic doesn't affect adults' lung health http://bit.ly/14FRI5 - Opposite results were published a few months ago...
Early food sensitization (S-IgE) at 3 -18 months associated with atopic dermatitis and asthma at the age of 6 yr. Early inhalant sensitization (S-IgE) at age 3-18 months did not increase the risk of later allergic disease. http://bit.ly/1IeK1H
Patient Q&A: More allergy shots? From Consumer Reports: http://bit.ly/7TtRG
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