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2014-03-11 23:27:22

Grime Busters responds to the latest studies about the spread of mold which reveal the connection between air-tight, green buildings and “sick-building” syndrome. It appears that buildings, like people, must breathe to be healthy. Gaylord, MI (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The latest studies show that mold is more prevalent today because of the focus on improving energy efficiency. This focus, according to Responsible Solutions to Mold Coalition, has resulted in more airtight homes that...

2014-03-06 12:27:04

'myAllergyPal' Allows Patients Undergoing Immunotherapy Treatment to Track Symptoms, Medication and Medical Appointments SAN ANTONIO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Allergy Services (UAS), a leading healthcare services company that enables family physicians, pediatricians and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and customized immunotherapy services, today announced myAllergyPal, an innovative mobile application that enables patients to track home-based...

the prevalence of allergies is relatively the same for every part of the US
2014-03-05 11:18:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From the temperate climes of northern states to the sub-tropical environs of the southern states, Americans live in a wide range of ecosystems – all of which contain their own unique allergens. Despite this range of potential exposure, a new study from the National Institutes of Health has found that the prevalence of allergies is relatively the same for every part of the US – except for children younger than 5 years old....

Food Allergy Oral Immunotherapy More Effective When Paired With Asthma Drug Omalizumab
2014-03-01 04:56:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from Stanford University and Johns Hopkins Medical School has shown that an asthma drug can be used to help desensitize people to several food allergens all at once, according to a new report in the journal Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology. The new findings expand on previous research from the same team that showed a technique called oral immunotherapy could be used to desensitize someone to multiple food...

2014-02-14 23:24:37

The Atlanta Vision Institute is now providing non-invasive simple testing for ocular allergies. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The Atlanta Vision Institute, an Atlanta LASIK center specializing in the Intralase procedure, is now offering ocular allergy testing to patients. The testing is non-invasive and allows Dr. Ashraf, medical director at the Atlanta Vision Institute, to better identify the cause of and formulate treatment for common eye allergy symptoms. Ocular allergies,...

2014-02-12 16:26:33

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Clifford Bassett, a leading NYC Allergist of Allergy & Asthma Care of New York (http://www.nyc-allergist.com) states that it is possible to literally be allergic to Valentine's Day. There could be something standing in the way of that romantic rendezvous: allergies. Millions of Americans suffer from a myriad of allergic conditions, such as food, seasonal or skin allergies, but Valentine's Day comes with an additional benefit - a...

2014-02-10 12:25:12

The Allergen All-Star Pet Awards Features the Top 11, including Labradors, Greyhounds, and Iguanas SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dogs may be man's best friend, but household pets of all shapes, sizes and breeds can be an allergen nightmare for some families. Released today, the Allergen All-Star Pet Awards are here to help families concerned about allergens find the perfect companion. The awards recognize the top 11 animals that produce lower allergen levels, which can...

2014-02-07 23:22:27

To enhance the practice of advanced allergy care with a personal touch, Allergy Associates of Utah are adding a new doctor to their staff. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Allergy Associates of Utah is proud to announce the appointment of a new staff physician, Andrew M. Smith, M.D. Dr. Smith is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and a Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He is board certified by the American Board...

2014-02-06 16:24:05

VIENNA, Va., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First dates bring excitement, anticipation, a few nervous butterflies - maybe even a first kiss - but for people with food allergies, date planning requires more than deciding when to meet or what to wear. "Since dating so often revolves around eating, it's important that people with food allergies take a proactive approach," says Tonya Winders, president and CEO of Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA), a leading...

2014-01-30 23:26:17

Indoor winter heating a source of dry skin and eyes, warns Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Winter is the season for dry, itchy, flaky skin, reports water and health researcher Sharon Kleyne. According to Kleyne, winter itch occurs because the skin – and the eyes – tend to lose water content more readily in winter than in summer. The result is a seasonal increase in the incidence of dry skin and dry eyes. Although there are...


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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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