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2014-03-10 08:31:26

But 19 in 20 patients with a history of penicillin "allergy" are not penicillin allergic ROUND ROCK, Texas, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, funded by ALK, finds that a penicillin "allergy" label adversely affects the quantity and quality of health care in hospitalized patients. The penicillin allergy label is the most common drug "allergy" listed in medical records during hospital admissions. Analyzing Kaiser Foundation...

2014-03-07 23:26:13

In response to an article published by Press of Atlantic City, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says that everyone should be preparing for the impending allergy season estimated to last until late September. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on March 3 by Press of Atlantic City, which talks about the upcoming allergy season and advises...

2014-03-07 23:03:11

Homeopathic Product Suites Provide Temporary Relief for Seasonal Allergies, Fatigue and Nervous Tension Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Heel Inc. – a pharmaceutical company, which makes homeopathic medicines from ingredients found in nature – today announced the introduction of the ClearLife™ allergy relief and WellMind™ calming and alertness aid brands at Natural Products Expo West. More information on the products and a store locator can be found at...

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....

Children Who Outgrow Allergies May Have Severe Recurrences
2014-03-03 09:02:32

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children who outgrow a food allergy are not always out of the woods. In some cases, an allergy to the same food can return, often becoming more severe and more persistent. Pediatric allergy experts with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have reached out to healthcare providers and caregivers, asking them to carefully monitor children with food allergies for early signs of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a severe and...

2014-03-01 12:20:28

Two poster presentations will highlight initial findings from The Anaphylaxis Risk Assessment (TARA) study, one of the largest U.S. managed care retrospective database reviews to date PITTSBURGH, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty will present initial data from The Anaphylaxis Risk Assessment (TARA) study at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) held in San Diego, Calif., Feb. 28 - March 4. TARA aims to uncover factors associated...

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...

2014-02-04 12:28:20

First and only medicine in its class approved for over-the-counter use that provides 24 hour relief of the full range of nasal allergy symptoms including nasal congestion BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and its U.S. consumer healthcare division Chattem announced today that Nasacort(®) Allergy 24HR Nasal Spray is now available over-the-counter (OTC) in the U.S. to relieve the full range of seasonal and year-round nasal allergy...


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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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