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SLIT: It’s A Noun And A Verb And A Treatment For Allergies

posted in Medication News

     Springtime for Chicago has arrived—as I think we have to define it in our area as finally no snow and no temperature below 40° in the 7-day forecasts.  It’s also time for those who have seasonal allergies to ask about whether there are newer and better treatments.  In spring 2014, the FDA approved […]

Inhaled Steroids and The Effect on Adult Height:  Is There Cause for Concern

posted in Asthma

    Inhaled corticosteroids, known commonly and for the rest of this discussion as ‘inhaled steroids,’ have been the preferred daily treatment since the 1980s to prevent asthma symptoms for those who would otherwise have asthma more than two days every week.  The basis for creating this class of medication in the 1970s was to […]