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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...

2014-06-06 23:09:30

Dr. Anne Marie Salapatek, President & Chief Scientific Officer of Inflamax Research, will be presenting results of a meta-analysis outlining statistically significant correlations between house dust mite symptoms in the traditional Field trial approach and those collected from patients in the Environmental Exposure Chamber (EEC). These findings support the use of EEC allergen challenge approach for pivotal testing. Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Dr. Salapatek, an...

2014-06-06 23:09:24

Clean Crawls, a Seattle-based crawl space cleanout and attic insulation company, recently published an article explaining how spray foam insulation is the best choice for those prone to asthma attacks or with sensitive allergies. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 “The average American spends 90% of their time indoors. Hence, the condition of indoor air quality should be high on our list of priorities,” Clean Crawls says in a recent article naming spray foam insulation as the best...

2014-06-05 23:01:42

From Aprilaire, the leaders in indoor air comfort: A new case study on how the Cunningham family of Spokane, Washington reduced summer allergy symptoms in a pain-free way. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 For those who suffer from allergy symptoms, the severity and frequency can be hard to predict. The length of allergy flare can vary based on a number of different factors, such as the amount of precipitation, temperature and geographic location. While many of the triggers of allergy...

Meditative Exercise May Not Provide Relief To Asthma Sufferers
2014-06-03 10:49:52

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Yoga is a method believed to help your physical and mental well-being. It has also been suggested to alleviate the symptoms of asthma sufferers, but a new study suggests this may not be the case. Researchers found little evidence to support the claim that asthma relief is associated with meditative exercise. The report was published in the June Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. The scientific journal is from the American...

2014-06-02 08:33:17

MANASQUAN, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping seasonal allergies locked outside where they belong might be as simple as choosing the right carpet. Today, flooring manufacturers understand how their products are an integral factor in creating and maintaining indoor air quality. SMART Carpet and Flooring (http://www.smartcarpet.com), the company that's changing the way people shop for and buy carpet, has many choices that are designed to make life a little easier for people with...

2014-06-02 08:26:04

Peterson Calls on Kids with Potentially Life-threatening (Severe) Allergies to Join His Ready2Go MVP Team PITTSBURGH, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty, the fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), and pro football player Adrian Peterson today launched Ready2Go(TM), a new campaign to educate those affected by severe allergies about what to do if a life-threatening allergic reaction, or anaphylaxis, happens. Ready2Go was inspired in part by a...

2014-05-30 23:02:41

Until now, the only option for egg allergy sufferers was simply to avoid eggs. But sublingual immunotherapy is now being used by Family Allergy Clinic to help patients build up an immunity to egg proteins. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 For those with an egg allergy, they have probably been dished the standard advice: Avoid eggs! But with eggs lurking in baked goods, pasta, canned soup, marshmallows and more, this is easier said than done. But a treatment known as sublingual...

2014-05-30 23:02:38

Egg allergy is the second most common childhood allergy, yet avoidance has typically been the only solution. Sublingual allergy drops are changing this by helping patients build up an immunity to egg proteins and other food allergens. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Egg allergy is the second most common allergy in children. Yet, as with other food allergies, there have not historically been any good options for dealing with egg allergy except to simply avoid eggs altogether. But...

2014-05-30 16:24:47

Learn your triggers to minimize exposure CHICAGO, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nasal congestion, sneezing, and itchy and watery eyes -- for the nearly 50 million Americans with seasonal allergies, these are the true rites of spring. Recognizing symptoms, minimizing exposure and consulting with your physician about appropriate treatments are all ways to not just survive but thrive outdoors in an allergy season that some experts are already calling the "pollen vortex". "With warmer...

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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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