Navigation Links
Can mobile phones cause allergic reactions?
Date:5/20/2014

New Rochelle, NY, May 20, 2014Studies have identified mobile phones and related devices as sources of metal sensitization and potential causes of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Despite efforts to control allergen release in phones, many phones on the market release levels of metals, such as nickel and chromium, which are sufficient to induce ACD, according to an article in Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology website at http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/ped.2013.0308.

In the article "Mobile Phone Dermatitis in Children and Adults: A Review of the Literature," a team of researchers led by Jacob Thyssen, MD, PhD, Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte (Hellerup, Denmark), Loma Linda University School of Medicine (Loma Linda, CA), and University of Arizona College of Medicine (Phoenix, AZ), review the current literature on mobile phone dermatitis in both children and adults. Nickel sensitization is common in children, resulting in ACD prevalence levels of up to 33%. This information is important for practitioners, particularly when evaluating patients with dermatitis of the face, neck, hands, breast, or anterior thighscommon places exposed to cell phones. The authors provide important diagnostic tips for practitioners and strategies to raise awareness of nickel- or chromium-induced mobile phone ACD.

"With the rising use of cell phones and other mobile devices, pediatricians can expect to see additional cases of ACD," says Editor-in-Chief Mary Cataletto, MD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brook (Stony Brook, NY) and practicing pediatric pulmonologist at Winthrop University Hospital. "Thyssen's paper discusses diagnost
'/>"/>

Contact: Kathryn Ruehle
kruehle@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Mobile phone data helps combat malaria
2. Mobile health apps lack behavior-change techniques
3. Mobile tools boost tobacco screening and cessation counseling
4. Scripps researchers recommend mobile compression device to prevent DVT after joint surgery
5. NewsWatch Recently Featured “Ruzzle," a Mobile Gaming Application on National Television
6. Mobile Health Prescription Discount Cards Saved Users 67% in 2013 off Prescription Costs
7. Dialogic Wins CTI Forum and Editor’s Choice Awards for Mobile Video Solutions and Media Gateway Technology
8. Mobile phones, apps, throw lifeline to sufferers of brain and mental disorders in remote world corners
9. North Shore-LIJ Foundation Launches Mobile Version of Website
10. Strengthen Your Gym’s Business Muscles with Mobile Marketing: CallFire's Health & Fitness Webinar Week – Jan 13th to Jan 17th
11. Proliferation of Smartphones Drives the Market for Mobile Medical Apps, According to a New Trend Report Published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Can mobile phones cause allergic reactions?
(Date:11/26/2014)... CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 With ... orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Meier has enhanced the ... offer current and prospective patients an online destination for ... really excited to present the new and improved version ... features make it easier than ever for current and ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 Sonru, the video interviewing specialist, ... Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer, in addition to ... , Jeff Jones has been appointed as Chief Operating ... the role of Chief Marketing Officer. , Mr Jones ... 25-year career includes senior roles with The Walt Disney ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 Medical suction and vacuum products ... 5. This score represents steady growth in the price ... 2014 as a result of swelling demand for healthcare ... are largely considered nondiscretionary. IBISWorld market research analyst, Anna ... some degree of flexibility, given the low level of ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 News Facts , Lexmark’s ... at RSNA 2014 in Chicago. The company will ... diagnostic images, photos, videos and documents found throughout ... will learn more about these innovative medical content ... partner initiatives – that enable more informed clinical ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vultures have developed highly ... ingest when eating dead animals, researchers report. The ... on the faces and in the guts of 50 ... On average, the faces of the vultures had more ... in their guts, the study found. The findings ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Steven Meier Announces Relaunch Of Practice Website 2Health News:Sonru Expansion continues with appointment of new executive team and opening of new London base 2Health News:Medical Suction & Vacuum Products Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 2Health News:Medical Suction & Vacuum Products Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 3Health News:Medical Suction & Vacuum Products Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 4Health News:Perceptive Software to Demonstrate New Medical Content Management Features and Capabilities at RSNA 2014 2Health News:Perceptive Software to Demonstrate New Medical Content Management Features and Capabilities at RSNA 2014 3
... is lot of controversies over the usage of Generic drugs in ... done a survey to find out that usage of generic drugs ... be more in the future. Though it is well known that ... industries, who would not accept this fact but the reality is ...
... Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust have found Cryosurgery effective ... team has so far operated 16 patients using this ... surgical removal of tumor mass is not possible. It ... diseased lung is not possible due to severe breathing ...
... from persistence of REM activity, including typical paralysis associated// ... become aware or as they are falling asleep. ... surroundings, but are unable to move. Hallucinations, such as ... chest, and hearing footsteps or odd sounds commonly accompany ...
... is considered to be a unifying link between diabetes ... sufficient evidence on increased production of oxidants and decreased ... contributes to oxidative stress. An increase in oxidative stress ... in diabetic patients. ,A new study, which ...
... Cardiovascular diseases have now become common place owing to ... style. Time and over again, scientists have been working ... surgical intervention. The results of a recent research have ... treatment of cardiovascular diseases. ,The leeches have ...
... present in the central nervous system, including// that of ... yet. Altered prionic proteins, pathogens, infectants, i.e. prions, are ... encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease). In order to ... the importance of this investigation for the location of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Generic Drugs Usage In US Can Save $20 Billion – Express Script Surve 2Health News:Cryosurgery – Freeze Therapy For Lung Cance 2Health News:Isolated Sleep Paralysis In Patients With Anxiety Disorders 2Health News:Protein Carbonyl Level Causes Oxidative Protein Damage In Diabetics 2Health News:Leeches Provide Clues Regarding The Prevention Of Heart Disease 2Health News:The 'Mad Cow' Disease And Protein 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 The medical magnetic resonance imaging ... 4%, with world market revenues for 2013 at ... other types of medical imaging have led to ... medical conditions in children and adults, each imaging ... Medical Imaging Markets , analyzes the current ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... , November 25, 2014 ... Market by Power Source (Electric, Battery, Pneumatic), by ... Blade, Burr, Cart), by Application (Orthopedic, ENT, Oral, ... by MarketsandMarkets, the global Powered Surgical Instruments Market is ... Billion in 2014 and is expected to grow ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 25, 2014  goBalto, Inc., the leading ... recognized as a winner of Red Herring,s Top ... Top 100 North America award in 2013, marking its ... landscape. Red Herring,s Top 100 Global list ... new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 2Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 3Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 2Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 3Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 4goBalto Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Company 2goBalto Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Company 3
... Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS ) today announced the ... Technology Leadership Forum, to be held in Vail, CO on ... Financial Officer, will appear on a panel titled "Crude Alternatives: ... 8 at 12:30 p.m. ET. A webcast is not being ...
... 14, 2011 Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... notice of allowance for U.S. Patent Applications 12/939,897 ...  The patents cover three new compounds and include ... and the growth of new neurons, both in-vitro ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Neuralstem Announces Notice of Allowance for Two Additional Neurogenic Compound Patents 2Neuralstem Announces Notice of Allowance for Two Additional Neurogenic Compound Patents 3
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: