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and fight ! Skin and Summer Sports: The Importance of Self-Exams – PR News
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Penn May 16
A study by researchers at revealed that a malformed protein produces different Parkinson’s-related disorders in response to the kind of cell in which it is embedded.
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Adaptimmune May 17
C June to : Gene modified cells are safe: no transformation in w/ over 1,000 patients treated, and registry is growing.
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Cancer Research Institute May 17
Researchers at have discovered that 9 distinct types of exhausted T cells could help fight chronic infections, autoimmunity, and .
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The is happening at ! Click here to learn about the latest FDA approval for CAR T cell therapy and how you can support the next generation of innovative cancer treatments:
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Penn Medicine News May 20
off to a 5th year of raising millions for orphan disease research and raising awareness for
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"An occurs when your immune system overreacts and mistakes an ordinary substance, such as pollen, as a harmful invader," explains Jeffrey Millstein, MD, a primary care physician at Penn Internal Medicine Woodbury Heights. Learn more:
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Dr. Millstein explains that, "Inflammatory cells swarm to the area of contact (nose, sinuses, skin and eyes) and release antibodies, histamine and other destructive chemicals in an attempt to combat the “invader”, resulting in an allergic reaction."
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" can cause fatigue and misery from congestion to irritation of the respiratory tract, but will usually not make one feel truly ill," explains Jeffrey Millstein, MD, a primary care physician at Penn Internal Medicine Woodbury Heights. Learn more:
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An allergist can perform skin and serologic testing for specific allergens and offer immunotherapy (allergy shots) when appropriate. Learn more:
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" is based on the concept that the immune system can be desensitized to substances that trigger . Injections can potentially lead to a lasting solution to allergy symptoms," explains Dr. Millstein. Learn more:
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Penn Medicine May 20
"An estimated 25% of people have on their skin’s surface at any given time, with no complications. It’s when the bacteria make their way inside of the body that problems arise," explains Dr. Millstein. Learn more:
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Penn Medicine May 20
Pus-filled, red, and swollen skin blemishes are the most common types of in the skin, followed by impetigo, boils, and cellulitis – also skin-related, and also largely treatable with antibiotics. Learn more:
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Penn Medicine May 20
Skin-based usually present as boils, red patches, blisters, and skin abscesses (which resemble boils, but are under the skin). It’s not unusual for a fever to accompany skin-based staph infections. Learn more:
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Penn Medicine May 19
A staph-infected wound is likely to be tender and swollen, with evidence of pus.Wrinkling or peeling skin that burns or blisters can be a sign of staphylococcal scaled skin syndrome (SSSS), another staph-related skin infection. Learn more:
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Penn Medicine May 19
Invasive staph infections can be life threatening if not treated immediately. Here's what to look for:
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Penn Medicine May 19
, which is an infection of the bloodstream, is one of the most dangerous forms of . Symptoms include rapid breathing, an elevated heart rate, fever, chills, and disorientation. Learn more:
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Penn Medicine May 19
A doctor who suspects a will test skin tissue or nasal secretions for signs of bacteria. Many doctors offer same-day results that allow treatment to begin as soon as possible. Learn more:
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Penn Medicine May 19
Clinical aesthetician Jeanne Vos, LMA, offers to anyone in need of skin tightening or general body shaping. This non-surgical procedure is can target areas including the face, buttocks, hips, chin/neck, arms, thighs and abdomen. Learn More:
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