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2014-06-28 12:56:04

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Study shows caregivers' allergy perceptions not always accurate It's tough being the parent of a child with food allergies. Constant vigilance is needed for everything your child eats, when a single food item containing a hidden ingredient can be fatal. Although worry is a factor for anyone caring for a child with food allergies, according to a study published in the July issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the...

2014-06-27 23:07:04

Mesa, Arizona-based allergist, Dr. Stuart Agren of Family Allergy Clinic, announces eczema treatment for kids' allergies. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 As allergy season comes into full swing, often times eczema follows. Family Allergy Clinic of Arizona announces a new solution as an alternative to allergy shots. Allergy shots can help markedly with eczema, but they are not recommended for children under 7. Sublingual allergy drops, however, provide a safer, less painful...

2014-06-22 04:20:11

Dr. Michael Gabriel, a leading Brooklyn pediatrician, reveals how exposure to dust mite extract can significantly decrease the risk of seasonal allergies in babies. BOHEMIA, N.Y., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatrics center, responds to an article that explains how dust mite extract exposure to babies can decrease their chances of developing allergies, and may even help prevent asthma and eczema. Photo -...

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2014-06-20 08:42:12

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The fastest growing allergy in the world right now is to peanuts. Reactions run the gamut from a slightly swollen tongue to severe, and potentially fatal anaphylaxis. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) says that allergy to peanuts is on the rise in children, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that nearly 4 million Americans have the allergy. There may be an answer on the horizon, however....

2014-06-19 23:07:57

A new and highly effective allergy medication is expected to hit the drug market in the near future. The medication is currently under development by doctor and medical researcher in Stavropol Albert Bolatchiev in the Russian federation Stavropol, Russia (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 A new and highly effective allergy medication is expected to hit the drug market in the near future. The medication is currently under development by doctor and medical researcher in Stavropol Albert Bolatchiev in...

2014-06-18 23:11:21

Wisconsin allergists share pioneering expertise through Allergychoices' August medical conference. Onalaska, Wis. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Having patients willing to travel across the country for your expertise is a great compliment for most providers. But for La Crosse-area allergist, Dr. David Morris, it was also a great frustration. The frustration stemmed, in part, from patient need to travel far to find a provider with expertise in sublingual immunotherapy for allergies, often...

2014-06-18 23:02:20

Millions of workdays are lost each year due to seasonal allergies. JanPro of Columbus, a janitorial cleaning company, offers solutions for maintaining an irritant-free workplace during the summer months, while finding the right contractor to do the job. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 We are in the throes of allergy season. Summer is the time we open our windows, let in the fresh air, and reboot on energy. Unfortunately, with the fresh air, pollen and other allergens enter into the...

2014-06-17 23:08:05

The milestone brings the company one step closer to an immunotherapy that could eradicate peanut allergy, one of the leading causes of death from food reactions. Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Vaccine leader Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI) announced that it has successfully completed a model animal therapeutic and prophylactic study protocol for ARA-LAMP-vax, a breakthrough treatment that mitigates peanut allergy. The milestone brings the company one step closer...

2014-06-11 08:27:57

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - TWO THIRDS OF PARENTS SAY ALLERGIES, INCLUDING HAY FEVER, ARE RUINING THEIR CHILDREN'S LIVES - A FIFTH OF ADULTS DREAD SUMMER BECAUSE OF THEIR HAY FEVER - BRITISH SUFFERERS WILL SPEND GBP384 MILLION TREATING ALLERGIES THIS YEAR ALONE[1] The true scale of the allergy epidemic is revealed in the British Airborne Allergy Report* commissioned by air purification specialists Fellowes...

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2014-06-07 06:52:23

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions, babies who are exposed to rodent and pet dander, roach allergens and household bacteria within their first year of life are less likely to experience allergies, wheezing and asthma. Previous studies have demonstrated how children living on farms have lower rates of allergies and asthma. This phenomenon was attributed to the regular exposure to...


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Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...

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