Economic burden of rhinitis in India and USA

By Yashika Kapoor and Priya Chetty on April 3, 2018 No Comments

The prominence of allergic rhinitis continues to increase in India, with proven data from International study of asthma and allergies in childhood (ISSAC) studies. The Phase 1 conducted in 1998, reported a prevalence rate of 12.5% – 18.6% among children, which rose to 12.9%-23.6% in 2009 Phase-3 results.

 

Economic burden from Asthma in India and USA

By Yashika Kapoor and Priya Chetty on March 20, 2018 1 Comment

Asthma presented substantial global burden, affecting 358.2 million people in 2015. A complex disease, it impairs the social, physical and psychological well-being of the affected. Furthermore, the asthmatic condition can be differentiated into controlled, partially controlled and uncontrolled. The differentiation finds its basis in the level of severity of clinical manifestations (Koshak, 2007).

 

Therapeutic consideration and treatment of conjunctivitis, food and skin allergies

By Yashika Kapoor on February 26, 2018 No Comments

The allergic disorders present a wide array of manifestations in the humans, demanding unique therapeutic strategies. The previous article shed light on treatment strategies for lethal Anaphylaxis, allergic Rhinitis & Asthma. The ocular and skin allergies not only compromise the quality of life but also makes the patient self-conscious about appearance.

 

Treatment options of lethal Anaphylaxis, allergic Rhinitis & Asthma

By Yashika Kapoor and Chandrika Kapagunta on January 6, 2018 No Comments

Allergic diseases interfere with the normal existence of an individual, resulting in physical and emotional distress.The data on health-related quality of life shows the interference of allergies in work and social life, inhibition of outdoor activities and mobility (Baiardini, Braido, Brandi, & Canonica, 2006), making identification of relevant treatment options important.