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Eczema, sleep disorders increase the risk for headaches in children

September 4, 2015

Children with eczema and sleep disturbances demonstrated an increased risk for headaches when compared with children who only had the skin disease, according to results from a population-based study.

“The present study suggests that fatigue and sleep disturbances that occur in [patients] with eczema can increase the risk of or share a common pathomechanism with headaches,” Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, an assistant professor of preventive medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, wrote.

In the Journals

Diesel exhaust does not affect apoptosis in the bronchial epithelium in patients with asthma

September 3, 2015
Diesel exhaust appeared to have no impact on markers of proliferation and apoptosis in the bronchial epithelium in patients with asthma, rhinitis and healthy controls…
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Back-to-school reminder for parents and students: Check out college tax credits

September 2, 2015
With another school year here, the Internal Revenue Service reminds parents and students that now is a good time to see if they will qualify for either of two college…
In the Field

Olodaterol improves FEV1 in patients with asthma

September 2, 2015
Olodaterol improved forced expiratory volume in 1 second as well as peak expiratory flow in patients with asthma, according to study results.Olodaterol also appeared to…
In the Journals

Inhaled epinephrine does not reduce hospital stay in at-risk children with bronchiolitis

September 1, 2015
Inhaled epinephrine appeared to have no effect on reducing hospital stay in children with acute bronchiolitis who developed recurrent bronchial obstruction episodes…
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Researcher looks at relationship between atopic dermatitis, obesity and cardiovascular disease

March 30, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses studies examining cardiovascular…
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