THURSDAY, April 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — While the vast majority of dental implant procedures go smoothly, related infections can up the risk for implant failure. Antibiotics can keep that risk at bay, with penicillin the typical go-to choice. But new research warns that when patients are given an alternativeContinue Reading

SATURDAY, March 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Climate change is prompting longer pollen seasons and higher pollen counts, which spells trouble for people with seasonal allergies, allergists warn. “Allergy seasons have been changing in North America and across the globe, and we see greater changes the further you get fromContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Workplace exposure to pesticides may boost a person’s risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study finds. COPD is a group of lung diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing problems. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are the two main types ofContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Some kids might be able to get over their peanut allergy if they start immunotherapy while they’re still toddlers, a major new clinical trial reports. In the trial, a group of 1- to 3-year-olds with severe peanut allergies were safely fed gradually increasingContinue Reading