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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...

Cambridge Team Finds Huge Success In Peanut Allergy Treatments
2014-01-30 08:34:41

[ Watch the Video: Peanut Allergy Treatment Via Oral Immunotherapy ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Peanut allergy affects more than 10 million people around the world and is the most common disorder tied to food allergy death. A recent clinical trial has shown substantial gains in bringing a potential treatment to the table for those who suffer from the dangerous condition. Publishing their findings in The Lancet journal, allergy experts from the University...

New Genetic Associations For Asthma-With-Hay Fever Identified
2014-01-29 14:09:31

23andMe First Ever Genome-Wide Association Study of Combined Phenotype May Allow for Improved Identification of Variants Associated with Asthma-With-Hay Fever 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, has participated in the first ever genome-wide association study of the combined asthma-with-hay fever phenotype.  Led by researchers at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, the study identified 11 independent genetic markers associated with the development of...

2014-01-17 23:20:57

NutraGenesis, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of AllerGuard Express™, the fast acting seasonal sinus and respiratory wellness optimizing dietary supplement. Brattleboro, VT (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 NutraGenesis, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of AllerGuard Express™, the fast acting seasonal sinus and respiratory wellness optimizing dietary supplement. Allerguard Express™ is clinically proven to address year round exposure to respiratory challenges. AllerGuard Express...

2014-01-15 23:21:29

Want to protect your child against allergies? Allergic Living magazine discovers the key is to get a dog – and get it early. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 For years, the prevailing advice to expecting parents was: lose the dog and your baby won’t get allergies. Now scientists say that was all wrong. It turns out the family dog actually protects most children from developing allergies. In its Winter 2014 edition, Allergic Living magazine digs deeply into the top research to discover that...

2014-01-14 12:26:43

Patients Want Treatments that Eliminate Allergies; Temporarily Hiding Symptoms is Not Good Enough SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the results of a recent United Allergy Services survey, two-thirds (68 percent) of U.S. seasonal/perennial allergy sufferers would rather seek treatment for their allergy symptoms from a primary care physician (PCP) than an allergist. Allergies are the fifth leading chronic disease in the U.S. among all ages(i), and, with repeated exposure...

2014-01-12 23:01:56

Properly cleaned carpets can trap household and foreign allergens and improve the overall air quality of a home or business, according to series of studies conducted by Airmid Healthgroup Limited. Dalton, GA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Properly cleaned carpets can trap household and foreign allergens and improve the overall air quality of a home or business, according to series of studies conducted by Airmid Healthgroup Limited. The research, revealed by Shaw Industries, contradicts “the...

2014-01-09 16:21:46

Movie will change the way we view our environment and how we treat each other by actually showing us the anguish and destruction we are causing. The first of its kind giving us a different point of view. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor/Producer Frankie Cassavetes sponsors first reading of Science Fiction environmental screenplay "Pollen and the Ring of Harmony." The invitation-only event will be held at the Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey on Saturday, January 11, 2014...

2014-01-09 11:40:16

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons — defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon — has grown exponentially in recent years. The number of runners who finished ultra-length races in North America increased from 15,500 in 1998 to 63,530 in 2012, according to UltraRunning Magazine. Despite its popularity, however, little is known about the health effects of this intense form of exercise. To learn more about the...

2014-01-06 12:28:29

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelliject, Inc. a pharmaceutical company based in Richmond, VA has announced that its company name has been changed to kaleo, Inc. In normal usage, the company will be known as kaleo. Announcing the change, Spencer Williamson, President and CEO of kaleo said, "We are excited that our new name, kaleo, will help to communicate our future as a leader in developing a new generation of personal lifesaving medical products." "The name kaleo is...


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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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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'