Tag: lab

Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies

In the last couple years, it seems probiotics and supplements are discussed everywhere, from talk shows to the Target pharmacy aisle. Now a Vanderbilt University study that reviewed 23 clinical trials concluded using probiotics may help alleviate the symptoms of allergic rhinitis (AR), also…

An Inside Look at Lung Cancer

This article appeared Aug. 13 in the online edition of ADVANCE. Resources Andrede, RS Evaluation of mediastinal lymph nodes with endobronchial ultrasound: The thoracic surgery prospective, Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, March 2010: 139, 578-583. Block, MI Transition from mediastinoscopy to endoscopic ultrasound for lung cancer…

Detecting ‘Designer’ Drugs

Vol. 21 • Issue 10 • Page 34 Toxicology Bath salts, a designer drug that has been gaining in popularity over recent years, became a household term when a Florida man named Rudy Eugene bit off parts of another man’s face. Because of Eugene’s…

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