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Yoga Made Safer For Everyone Using New Website

Emergency room visits for yoga injuries have increased 70% in the past five years for over 36 million Americans who practice yoga. To make yoga safer for everyone and to prevent yoga-related injuries, Loren Fishman, MD, has launched YIP-; Yoga Injury Prevention (YIP.Guru), a searchable interactive web site. This safety tool is the first and only one of its type.

Benefits of Conservative Management of Lung Subsolid Nodules

Subsolid nodules (SSN) can be considered a biomarker of lung cancer risk and should be managed with long-term active surveillance. Conservative management of SSN will reduce unnecessary surgery and overtreatment in patients with multiple comorbidities and aggressive lung cancer arising from lung sites other than the SSN.

AERD: Aspirin Desensitization Alleviates Alcohol-Induced Allergies

Patients who suffer from Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD) often experience an additional allergic reaction when drinking alcohol, including nasal congestion, wheezing, and a runny nose. Now a new study finds a common treatment for AERD – aspirin desensitization – can also help alleviate the alcohol-induced symptoms of the condition. The researchers published their findings in the journal International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology.