Why are some people Allergic? | #aumsum
21
September

Why are some people Allergic? | #aumsum

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

It’s AumSum Time. Why are some people allergic? Because they didn’t take my autograph. No. People can be allergic to a wide range of things. Some of the most common ones include milk, peanuts, pollen, shellfish, etc. An allergy occurs. When our immune system mistakenly identifies a normal innocuous substance as a harmful intruder. Hence, […]


Keeping Students with Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Diabetes, and/or Epilepsy Safe

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

“Keeping students with anaphylaxis, asthma, diabetes, and/or epilepsy safer: Information for parents and guardians” When it comes to supporting a child with a medical condition, cooperation and communication between a parent or guardian and the school is very important. From parents to students, and teachers to principals, everyone has an important role to play keeping […]


7 of the Strangest Allergies
17
September

7 of the Strangest Allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

[♪ INTRO ] When you think of allergies, the first thing that comes to mind is probably seasonal allergies, like a sneezing fit over some pollen, or a food allergy that’s closed up somebody’s throat. But they’re more than just pollen and peanuts. Allergies can happen in response to a lot of things, because they’re […]


Philadelphia Cuts School Nurses, 6th Grader Dies of Asthma Attack With No Nurse On Duty
16
September

Philadelphia Cuts School Nurses, 6th Grader Dies of Asthma Attack With No Nurse On Duty

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

JESSICA DESVARIEUX: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. Philadelphia sixth-grader Laporshia Massey suffered an asthma attack at school on September 25 but couldn’t receive any help, since no nurse was on duty. That’s because the district eliminated 3,000 positions, including nurses. Unfortunately, 12-year-old Laporshia died shortly after returning home. Joining […]


Afib: Post-operative AF (POAF) and Surgical Therapy for AF: 2016 AF Guidelines

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

it’s my great pleasure to present some of the excerpts regarding post-operative atrial fibrillation and surgical therapy for atrial fibrillation from the 2016 focused update of the CCS guidelines on the management of AF I would like to acknowledge that this was a team effort between dr. Allen skeins and myself and I’m very happy […]


How Millions of Microscopic Fibers Are Ending Up in Our Bodies | The Swim
10
September

How Millions of Microscopic Fibers Are Ending Up in Our Bodies | The Swim

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You may not be wearing an insulated wetsuit like Pacific swimmer Ben Lecomte, but part of the outfit you’re wearing right now is going to come in contact with the ocean eventually. The new invisible threat that they’re discovering is that microfiber from all our clothes ends up in the ocean, and now they’re finding […]


Using an Inhaler with a Spacer Mask
09
September

Using an Inhaler with a Spacer Mask

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

inhalers with spacers using a mask an inhaler is the most common way to take asthma medicine in order to get the medicine all the way to the lungs you need to use a spacer if you don’t use a spacer only about one third of the medicine gets to the lungs the rest just […]



Man Resistant To Cold & A Man Allergic To Cold (Weird Medical Conditions)
01
September

Man Resistant To Cold & A Man Allergic To Cold (Weird Medical Conditions)

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

The world is a strange and wonderful place, and unfortunately for some, the world of medical disorders is just as strange and a whole lot less wonderful. Most of us take our health for granted, and yet there are millions living amongst us with medical conditions that are not just debilitating, but truly bizarre. Hello […]


Type IV hypersensitivity (cell-mediated) – causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology
31
August

Type IV hypersensitivity (cell-mediated) – causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Having a hypersensitivity means that someone’s immune system has reacted to something in such a way that it ends up damaging them, as opposed to protecting them. There are four different types of hypersensitivities, and in the fourth type or type 4, the reactions are caused by T lymphocytes, or T cells, and so type […]