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2014-04-22 12:30:36

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- While many welcome the arrival of warmer temperatures with open arms, people with seasonal allergies and asthma may be bracing themselves with boxes of tissues and asthma medications this season. According to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, about 45 percent of people over the age of six and 36 percent of children under the age of six have tested positive for at least one allergen. Photo -...

2014-04-20 23:02:12

Sixty million Americans have allergies and 24 million have ocular allergies. It is the fifth leading chronic disease in the US and $1.3 billion per year is spent on allergy-related physician visits. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Sixty million Americans have allergies and 24 million have ocular allergies. It is the fifth leading chronic disease in the US and $1.3 billion per year is spent on allergy-related physician visits. “Many patients with ocular allergies may not even be...

2014-04-20 23:01:43

Allergies can stop someone in their tracks with itchy eyes, hives, urticaria, trouble breathing, and in extreme cases has even put people in the hospital. In the southeastern states, pollen is at levels much higher than the rest of the United States. (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 In the spring and summer months, many people in Greenville SC take for granted the air conditioning system that keeps them cool at night. Also, most people do not realize that allergies can be relieved by installing a...

2014-04-17 23:02:39

SafeFARE Website and PSA Offer Tips and Tools for Dining Out Safely McLean, Va. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) today announced the launch of the SafeFARE program, an online resource center (http://www.safefare.org) and public service announcement (PSA) featuring celebrity chefs Bryan Voltaggio and Mike Isabella. The goal of the program is to make dining out safer and more enjoyable for individuals and families managing food allergies. The SafeFARE...

2014-04-15 23:01:23

New ragweed study is collaboration between Diagnostics Research Group and Biogenics Research Chamber. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 San Antonio and the surrounding areas are some of the worst places for allergies. Chronic allergy sufferers know that mountain cedar is prevalent during the winter months, oak during the spring, grass during the summer and ragweed during the fall, and that’s just to name a few. Chronic allergy sufferers also know that there seem to be new products...

2014-04-15 08:27:14

Nasal allergy sufferers now have the most effective player on their team to relieve even the toughest nasal allergy symptoms CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Lieberman, basketball hall of famer, coach and mom, has teamed up with Sanofi's consumer healthcare division Chattem Inc. to introduce a new, more effective player on the over-the-counter (OTC) allergy medication roster, Nasacort Allergy 24HR Nasal Spray. Now available in stores nationwide, Nasacort...

Runny Nose? Researchers Dig For Clues
2014-04-11 05:28:12

Dan Meyers, University of Colorado Denver Scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have shed light on one of the most common of ailments – the runny nose. Your respiratory tract is under constant attack and the nose is the first line of defense. Often, especially as the weather warms, the assault comes from allergens, which cause the body to fight off a perceived threat. Infections, too, are a problem. But millions of people get a runny nose and have difficulty...

2014-04-10 23:02:34

CLEContactLenses.com is helping spread the word that now spring is here, seasonal allergies will soon follow and this spells trouble for contact lens wearers. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Now that spring time is here, everyone can enjoy the outdoors a little more, thanks to more hours of daylight along with warmer temperatures. Whether one finds themselves hiking, gardening or enjoying a nice bike ride, most will be affected by the change of season in an unpleasant way. The down...

2014-04-09 08:26:32

The publication's Spring 2014 cover story, "Milk in the School," investigates the challenge of dealing with the most misunderstood food allergen in the educational system. NIAGRA FALLS, N.Y., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sending a child to school with a life-threatening food allergy is always worrisome, but when it's an allergy to milk and dairy products, the anxiety level can be through the roof. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/PH01180 The reason? To start...

2014-04-07 12:33:05

Stanley Steemer's Carpet Cleaning Process Effectively Removes an Average of 94 Percent of Common Household Allergens DUBLIN, Ohio, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley Steemer(®) has announced it is the first carpet cleaning service to meet the standards adopted by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to earn the asthma & allergy friendly(TM) Certification Standard for Professional Carpet Cleaning. Stanley Steemer Spot Remover(TM) also earned AAFA's asthma &...


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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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