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2012-08-14 02:29:23

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty L.P., the fully-integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), today announced the EpiPen4Schools(TM) program. This effort offers four free EpiPen(®) or EpiPen Jr(® )(epinephrine) Auto-Injectors upon qualification, which includes having a valid prescription, to public and private kindergarten, elementary, middle and high schools in the U.S. The products will be available in the form of two...

2012-08-13 06:25:16

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division today announced the launch of a gluten free recipe section on its corporate website (www.fritolay.com) to help make snacking easier and more enjoyable for consumers with Celiac Disease or gluten sensitivities. The new recipe section on the company's website now features gluten free recipes that can be paired or made with Frito-Lay's gluten free snacks, such as Lay's Classic potato chips, Fritos Original...

2012-08-13 02:25:54

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritage Pharma, Inc. announced today that it has initiated a Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate oral budesonide suspension (OBS) for the treatment of adolescents and young adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), an allergic inflammatory condition of the esophagus. EoE is a chronic disease characterized by symptoms related to esophageal dysfunction and eosinophil-predominant inflammation. The trial is being conducted at multiple U.S. clinical...

2012-08-13 02:25:46

PARIS, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions in people who are at risk for or have a history of anaphylaxis. Auvi-Q is the first-and-only compact epinephrine auto-injector with audio and visual cues that guide patients and caregivers step-by-step through the injection process. To view...

2012-08-09 02:22:07

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the middle of a long allergy season plagued by dry weather, AllergEase, LLC, conducted a survey of 500 seasonal allergy sufferers to examine the effects of the environment on their personal lives. Highlights are below and an infographic can be found on aedrops.com. "We asked a mass amount of people some very personal questions while allergy season was in full force," says AllergEase CEO and co-founder, Zeeshan Kaba. "Our lozenges were created...

2012-08-07 10:25:43

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty L.P., a subsidiary of Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced a license agreement, under which Pfizer will obtain the exclusive rights to market and sell EpiPen® Injection 0.3/0.15mg in Japan. These products, known in the U.S. as EpiPen® (epinephrine) 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr® (epinephrine) 0.15mg Auto-Injectors, are for self-administration for the emergency treatment of...

2012-08-06 14:21:08

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthmapolis announced today that it will be expanding its asthma study at Woodland Healthcare in Woodland, Calif. to also include patients from Mercy Medical Group, another Dignity Health system, located in neighboring Sacramento, Calif. "We're excited to expand the study to include the patients and physicians at Mercy Medical Group," noted David Van Sickle, co-founder and CEO of Asthmapolis. "With the addition of this system, thousands of...

2012-08-06 02:25:58

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualitest Pharmaceuticals today confirmed that it has launched a generic version of Singulair (montelukast sodium) Tablets and Chewable Tablets, following the expiration of the last patent that provides Merck U.S. market exclusivity. Qualitest will begin shipping the product immediately. Montelukast Sodium Tablets are labeled for use in treating symptoms of asthma and allergic rhinitis. The total combined sales for Montelukast...

2012-08-05 23:03:36

For people with celiac disease, normal food is poison. Shopping is a minefield. New Health Canada regulations will now require gluten to be listed on food labels, and this is more than a grocery store convenience. It can save lives. More than 3,000,000 Canadians suffer from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity and the Canadian Celiac Association have worked collaboratively with Health Canada and other organizations to achieve this important milestone in consumer safety. Mississauga, Ontario...

Allergies Could Reduce Risk Of Brain Tumors
2012-08-05 06:04:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An international team of scientists has discovered evidence supporting the theory that people with allergies could have a reduced risk of contracting a serious form of cancer that starts in the brain. In the study, which has been published online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the researchers analyzed stored blood samples from both male and female patients who later went on to develop glioma, which form from...


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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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