air pollution

Immune mechanisms in allergic eye diseaseOcular allergy affects the quality of life of millions of people every year. Understanding the different mechanisms involved will increase their future therapeutic options.
Drug used for menorrhagia may prevent postpartum hemorrhageA drug that is low cost and easy to administer may help prevent maternal deaths, according to results of a randomized clinical trial. Plus: Does air pollution affect menstrual regularity? Also: According to a statement published by the American Heart Association (AHA), breast cancer patients may be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
June Clinical Considerations for NPs, PAsThis month, our clinical considerations include articles on the role of the microbe in acne, data around a topical agent to treat tinea pedis, and insights on sebum interacts with airborne pollution.
How does sebum interact with airborne pollution?One of the current appearance issues receiving attention in the popular press is the effect of air pollution on the skin.
Morcellation risk outweighed by risks of laparotomyMore information on the risks of morcellation when treating fibroids; a look at the price tag associated with post-fracture use of bisphosphonates; and research on the developmental impact of a variety of air pollution.
Study looks at pollution’s adverse effects on skinThe effects of air pollution on the skin may trump the benefits that can be gained through lifestyle choices such as proper diet and regular exercise.
Urban air pollution negatively impacts fetal growthAn epidemiologic study by researchers at Brown University shows a strong association between air pollution and reduced fetal growth. And the greater the exposure to pollution, the bigger the negative impact, according to a report in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
Air pollution, low birth weight linked worldwideA large, multinational study has shown that low birth weight (LBW) is tied to prenatal exposure to air pollution.