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2010-10-06 06:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA), today announced positive preliminary results from a Phase 1/2 clinical study of bepotastine besilate nasal spray conducted in Canada for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies. The findings demonstrated two of the three bepotastine besilate concentrations tested were effective in relieving patients' nasal...

2010-09-06 13:55:00

ANTONY, France, September 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stallergenes S.A. has announced today the signing of exclusive partnership agreements with Shionogi & Co., Ltd. for two sublingual allergen immunotherapy tablet products resulting from the Stalair(R) program: Actair(R) house dust mite tablets and Japanese cedar pollen tablets. With 32 million respiratory allergy sufferers, there is a strong - and as yet unmet - demand for treatment in Japan, where sublingual allergen...

2010-07-28 09:45:00

HORSHAM, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Respiratory today announced positive results from a Phase III trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of beclomethasone dipropionate (BDP) hydrofluoroalkane (HFA) Nasal Aerosol in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR). The study met all efficacy endpoints, demonstrating a statistically significant benefit as compared to placebo. Furthermore, the safety profile of BDP HFA Nasal Aerosol was similar to placebo. "The outcomes of the...

2010-07-14 06:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA), today announced it has initiated a Phase 1/2 clinical study of bepotastine besilate nasal spray for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies. The randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of three concentrations of bepotastine besilate, dosed twice daily, in an...

2010-06-28 13:54:00

ANTONY, France, June 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After having announced positive results for the first year of its phase IIb/III clinical trial (VO 57.07) conducted on Actair(R) sublingual allergen immunotherapy tablets in allergic rhinitis triggered by house dust mites in April 2009, Stallergenes S.A. today announces the results of the second year of this study. Following this first year which demonstrated positive results for both the dosages tested (300 IR[1] and 500 IR)...

2010-06-24 03:59:33

Research shows Pycnogenol decreases nasal and ocular symptoms in allergic rhinitis patients An estimated 60 million people in the U.S. are affected by allergic rhinitis, commonly known as hay fever, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. Hay fever is an allergic inflammation of the nasal airways that causes itching, swelling, mucus production, hives and rashes. A study published in the June 14, 2010 issue of Phytotherapy Research demonstrates...

2010-03-15 15:34:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a Canadian drug development company focused on the research and development of drug products that are delivered to and through the skin using its topical and transdermal drug delivery technologies, and on the development of its immune modulating drug candidate WF10, today announced that it has enrolled the first patient in its European Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating WF10 as a treatment for allergic rhinitis....

2009-10-05 06:10:00

Patients who suffer from both allergic rhinitis and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may experience escalated symptoms of stress and fatigue. In a paper presented at the 2009 American Academy of Otolaryngology "“ Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO in San Diego, researchers studied 34 people who were diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea. Among them, 12 people were classified in the allergic rhinitis group and 22 people in the control group. The...

2009-09-16 12:14:00

ANTONY, France, September 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stallergenes S.A. has announced the first results of a new phase IIb/III clinical trial (VO59.08) conducted in allergic rhinitis caused by birch pollen and concerning the development of a sublingual immunotherapy tablet containing the recombinant allergen of this pollen, rBet v 1. This study is the first ever to use a recombinant allergen as an active substance. To Stallergenes' knowledge, the use of a recombinant protein in dry...

2009-09-11 17:11:03

The runny nose and post-nasal drip of allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, puts a damper on sex and sleep, U.S. researchers found. Dr. Michael Benninger, chairman of the Head and Neck Institute at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio who was the study author, said the study assessed the impact of allergic rhinitis on sexual function, sleep and fatigue. The researchers used the Rhinosinusitis Disability Index, a quality-of-life scale, in several groups of people -- a group of normal subjects, patients...


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