August 19, 2011
Celiac Disease on the Rise in U.S.
Complaints of celiac disease
are on the rise in the United States, with more and more people
growing ill from exposure to products containing gluten.
Health Tip: Are Turned Toes Trouble?
In-toeing or out-toeing occur when a child's
toes point inward or outward as they walk. Many children who begin
walking this way outgrow the abnormal gait.
Adult Vaccinations Protect Children: Report
Regular vaccinations for
adults can help protect children, seniors and people with weakened
immune systems, but few American adults get the recommended
immunizations, experts say.
Children With Food Allergies Often Face
When Bela Mehta's toddler
son was diagnosed with a severe peanut allergy, she carefully
explained to her parents and in-laws that ingesting even the
tiniest amount of peanut could cause a life-threatening
Adcetris Approved to Treat Lymphomas
A new treatment called
Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) has been approved by the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration to treat Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) and a rare
type of lymphatic-system cancer called systemic anaplastic large
cell lymphoma (ALCL).