Dr. Larry Chiaramonte, MD

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  • allergy / immunology

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy / Immunology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic fatigue syndrome appears to be linked to specific changes in a person's immune system, particularly increased amounts of chemical messengers that regulate immune responses, researchers report.

    The study adds to growing evidence that chroni...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Giving peanut products to infants at high risk for peanut allergy may reduce the risk of developing the allergy by 80 percent, a new study suggests.

    For years, the conventional wisdom was to avoid giving peanuts to infants who were at risk for de...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers and preschoolers with cat and dust mite allergies may face an increased risk for asthma later in childhood, a preliminary study suggests.

    The research included almost 500 children from Cincinnati. The youngsters...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hand washing dishes instead of using a machine to wash dishes may reduce children's risk of developing allergic conditions, such as asthma or eczema, according to a new study.

    These findings are the latest to lend support to the "hygiene hypothesi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy / Immunology:

    SUNDAY, Feb. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A wearable patch that safely and gradually exposes the body to small amounts of peanut allergen appears effective in easing the allergy, an early new study shows.

    The Viaskin peanut patch, worn for a year by peanut-alle...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    SUNDAY, Feb. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposing young children with peanut allergies to small amounts of the legumes shows promise as a treatment, researchers report.

    Known as oral immunotherapy, the idea behind the therapy is to slowly increase tolerance to ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    SATURDAY, Feb. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. soldiers serving in the Middle East and Afghanistan may be at risk for lung damage from exposure to dust there, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed the composition, mineral content, and bacteria, fungi and virus levels in dust sample...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children appear more likely to develop asthma if their living rooms, kitchens or bedrooms have mold or moisture damage, according to a new study.

    Children were most susceptible to developing asthma with mold exposure during their first two years o...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drivers are exposed to very high levels of air pollution when they stop at red lights, a new study shows.

    The British researchers tracked drivers' exposure to small bits of air pollution, called nanoparticles, as they drove their cars during a no...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who are being assessed for the sleep disorder narcolepsy should also be screened for marijuana use because the drug can cause excessive daytime sleepiness, researchers report.

    People with narcolepsy show the same symptoms, the study authors ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy / Immunology:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some boxes of scrumptious dark chocolate given to sweethearts on Valentine's Day might contain milk -- a hidden danger for those allergic to dairy products.

    A new study conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revealed that many dark...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic fatigue syndrome is about to get a new clinical definition, with the hope that it will help physicians better diagnose people afflicted with the mysterious and complex disorder.

    On Tuesday, the Institute of Medicine will release a long-awai...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Premature babies have an increased risk of developing asthma, but are likely to grow out of the disease, new research says.

    "The study confirms that those born prematurely [less than 37 weeks of pregnancy] are more likely to suffer asthmatic sympto...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although fewer Americans are smoking and more communities have smoke-free laws, 58 million nonsmokers are still being exposed to secondhand smoke, U.S. health officials said Tuesday.

    And that's despite the fact that exposure to secondhand smoke dr...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy / Immunology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only 15 percent of working adults with asthma discuss with their doctor how their jobs might affect their breathing, even though nearly half have asthma that is possibly work-related, a new study reveals.

    The researchers also found that doctors of...Full Article