The combination regimen of low-dose tacrolimus plus high-dose dexamethasone provides benefits over high-dose dexamethasone monotherapy in patients with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), promising first-line treatment for patients with ITP.
An annotated guide to the Guidelines for Home Treatment of SARS-CoV-2 infections - by Dr Carla Bruschelli
The Roman legions are considered a model of military efficiency. Military medicine was structured, including Greek influences and rituals, to provide care to these exceptional combatants.
Ethnic or religion-based forms of discrimination against trained medical specialists and the influence of National Socialism in neurology were topics of focus at the DGN 2021.
One click to optimal prevention, diagnosis and therapy: The German Fraunhofer Institutes present the first prototype of a digital patient model as part of the MED²ICIN lead project.
Most rheumatism drugs can be used safely in SARS-CoV-2 infections. Some even seem to protect against severe cases, but individual drugs were associated with a complicated disease path.
The Satelia platform combines algorithms and people. The result is that many hospitalisations are avoided.
Recent advances in immuno-oncology could open up new treatment options for cardiovascular diseases in the future. A team from Heidelberg (Germany) and Stanford (USA) has found decisive steps in this direction.
The American College of Physicians has announced that it is partnering with YouTube to create educational content to combat misinformation about Covid-19 treatment and vaccines.
Dr. Bianco shares his thoughts on the condition of hospitalised patients, in particular the elderly, and stresses the importance of humanising care in the medical profession.
An international team succeeds on the path to better understand the manifestations of this hereditary disease.
Interview with Dr. Giuliano Piccoliori, physician in South Tyrol and scientific head of the Institute of General Medicine and Public Health in Bolzano on the current situation and future of general medicine.
Conference Chair and APAAACI President Prof. Ruby Pawankar talks about the highlights of this year's APAAACI Conference. Prof. Pawankar shares her thoughts about allergy prevention, the challenges of the global pandemic and the impact of her research on the next generation.
Subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapy (SCIT, SLIT) are the most common methods for controlling allergic rhinitis (AR). At this year's APAAACI Congress, Prof. M. Okano, MD, presented research on the safety, efficacy and adherence of the two treatment regimens.
Since the first anaphylactic reactions after injection of the COVID-19 vaccines, studies on side effects and severe allergic events have been ongoing worldwide. Now there are also first results on a successful premedication scheme and vaccination concepts for high-risk patients.
Eight COVID-19 vaccines are licensed in the Philippines. Severe reactions to these and anaphylactic events occur very rarely. But to react early, an interdisciplinary team set up a concept for different risk groups.
The number of allergic reactions requiring treatment has risen sharply in recent years. Among triggering medications, antibiotics play a major role in daily practice. Yet, there is still a need for better documentation.
Food allergies are rising but it is still unclear why. This is also reflected in guidelines for the prevention and treatment of food allergies. Risk factors are being discussed again.
CRSwNP usually accompanies those affected throughout their lives. Multiple surgeries and long-term steroid therapy are the standard treatment. This can be extended by biologics use.
According to studies, more than two-thirds of schoolchildren have headaches on a regular basis. Around 20% of children and adolescents repeatedly miss lessons as a result.