How to identify and manage winter allergies in children – ADC Video
21
December

How to identify and manage winter allergies in children – ADC Video

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

Cedar turns out to be a really mean allergen. It tends to cause a lot of reactivity even in people who typically don’t have allergies. Generally in kids, we tend to see seasonal allergies around the second year of life. With most allergies you have to have a sensitizing phase. In other words, the first […]


Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology
12
December

Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

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

The ear can be broken into three sections. The first is the outer ear which is the part you see called the pinna as well as the ear canal. Next is the middle ear, which is a tiny chamber that houses the tiny ear bones—the malleus, incus, and stapes. And finally there’s the inner ear, […]


Type IV hypersensitivity (cell-mediated) – causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology
10
December

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

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

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Having a hypersensitivity means that someone’s immune system has reacted to something in such a way that it ends […]


Yucky Muck || The Cold, Allergy, & Flu Song
04
December

Yucky Muck || The Cold, Allergy, & Flu Song

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

Coughin, sneezin, trouble breathin. Infection comes now, prepare for the sickness. Unless you prevent, you’re not gonna like this! Cold and flu make you feel like poo! Don’t let that yucky muck make your life go sucky suck. Ha ha! Hee hee! Wash your hands before you eat. Wash your hands after you pee. Cover […]


The Exam Room: Allergies & the Pollen Problem
03
December

The Exam Room: Allergies & the Pollen Problem

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

In the brief hiatus between episodes, I have come down with a horrible case of allergic rhinitis, which is basically a fancy doctor way of saying hay fever. While hay fever may be a generic name for a group of symptoms such as sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, itchy or watery eyes or coughing, it […]


Fingerblockad – ofarligt med adrenalin!
18
November

Fingerblockad – ofarligt med adrenalin!

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Myelodysplastic syndromes – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology
14
November

Myelodysplastic syndromes – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

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

Myelodysplastic syndromes, or MDS, are a group of rare blood disorders associated with faulty development of blood cells in the bone marrow. MDS can affect individuals of all ages, but it’s more common after the age of 60. Blood cells develop from hematopoietic stem cells, through a process called hematopoiesis. This involves a number of […]


Dr Chiang Wen Chin On The Challenges of Pediatrics & Rise of Pediatric Allergies | DocDoc
12
November

Dr Chiang Wen Chin On The Challenges of Pediatrics & Rise of Pediatric Allergies | DocDoc

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

Hi, my name is Dr Chiang Wen Chin. I’m an allergist practicising at Chiang Children’s Allergy & Asthma Clinic. I think padiatrics is a very interesting field. You see children from all spectrum life. You see them from very young. They can be little babies in little incubators all the way up to grown-up children, […]