Sunday House Call, #725, February 2, 2020: Subduing peanut anaphylaxis

Sunday House Call, #725, February 2, 2020: Subduing peanut anaphylaxis

Topics today include:

The FDA approves the first oral treatment to reduce the risk of peanut anaphyaxis for children and adolescents.

Lung repairs itself more than expected after people stop smoking.

Your calls about:

  • An x-ray shows some degeneration of the sacroiliac joint in an active 28 year-old man. What does this mean from a clinical standpoint? This is an excellent illustration why guidelines from Choosing Wisely Canada should be followed to avoid unnecessary tests.
  • Hepatitis C monitoring
  • Water contamination from nearby garbage dump
  • Using biologics for psoriasis
  • Management of tinnitus
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