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Atlanta Journal Constitution: Here is why your face mask could...

November 16, 2020

Yashu Dhamija, MD, presented a case study of a patient treated for contact dermatitis after a facial mask with elastics required him to seek hospital treatment. Dhamija, a first-year fellow at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, discussed his findings during this year’s virtual American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Scientific meeting. Medica Magazine reported the finding and so did other media.

UC researchers tackle cardiomyopathy in the lab

November 14, 2020

Two investigators in the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine present their research findings at the 2020 American Heart Association Virtual Scientific Sessions. Brittany Duncan, a doctoral student in molecular, cellular and biochemical pharmacology, is testing an investigational drug’s impact on diabetic cardiomyopathy in animal models. Her colleague, Sholeh Bazrafshan, MD, a visiting scholar, is examining the impact exercise-related stress can have on individuals who carry a genetic variant of a heart protein linked to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, commonly known as an enlarged heart.

Elastic-free face masks can help some with allergies stay safe...

November 13, 2020

A University of Cincinnati immunologist is recommending that individuals with contact dermatitis choose facial masks made without elastic or rubber that allow them to stay safe in the midst of COVID-19 while avoiding possible allergic reactions. Yashu Dhamija, MD, a first-year fellow in the UC Division of Immunology, Allergy, and Rheumatology, presented his findings in an abstract while discussing a medically challenging case at the virtual American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) scientific meeting held November 13-15.

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