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Ragweed Allergies Treated With New Once-A-Day Pill
2013-05-08 05:16:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A once-a-day pill containing high levels of a specific ragweed pollen protein has proven effective in relieving the symptoms experienced by those allergic to the flowering plants, claims new research published Tuesday in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Tests conducted by an international team of experts discovered that treatment with the drug, which contained protein Ambrosia artemisiifolia major allergen 1, helped...

Parents: Suck Your Baby's Pacifier First To Help Ward Off Allergies
2013-05-06 11:50:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a baby´s pacifier falls to the ground, what´s the best way to clean off the ℠business end´? Wipe away any dirt? Rinse it in boiling water? A new study on Swedish babies suggests that the best thing to do for the child is to lick or suck the pacifier and then place it back in baby´s mouth. While that act may seem repulsive to some, researchers from University of Gothenburg in Sweden who conducted the...

2013-05-03 23:18:59

Board-certified family medicine physician Dr. Alexandra C. Caracitas discusses the differences between allergies and colds. Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 One of the most common diagnoses seen in primary care, with the start of spring, is seasonal allergies. The symptoms from seasonal allergies are often confused with those of the “common cold.” As a result, patients are often reluctant to come to their primary care physicians initially hoping that their symptoms will...

Exposure To School Chalk May Enhance Children's Milk Allergies
2013-05-02 12:54:55

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For those of us of a certain age, we may remember some of the assigned classroom chores like erasing the blackboard or taking the dust caked erasers to the odd box-shaped vacuum meant to pull chalk residue off the eraser fibers. Of course, time has passed since those days. And with that passage of time has come advances in chalk technology. These days´ teachers opt for the new dustless chalk to keep both their hands and their...

2013-04-30 23:03:46

The IBS Centers for Advanced Food Allergy Testing announce a major advance in the evaluation and treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Their groundbreaking medical study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology reports the new use of an old test, skin patch testing by dermatologists, to precisely identify specific foods responsible for irritable bowel syndrome in many individuals. North Wales, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 A groundbreaking medical study using the time-tested...

Foreign-Born US Children Have Less Allergies Than Those Born In America
2013-04-30 09:19:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new study of nearly 80,000 children, researchers have found foreign-born US children have significantly fewer allergies than those born in the US. However, this lower allergy risk begins to dissipate after these children have been in America for ten years, according to the study, published in the latest issue of JAMA Pediatrics. Researchers from St. Luke´s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in NYC assessed the health of children...

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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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