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2014-06-17 23:08:05

The milestone brings the company one step closer to an immunotherapy that could eradicate peanut allergy, one of the leading causes of death from food reactions. Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Vaccine leader Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI) announced that it has successfully completed a model animal therapeutic and prophylactic study protocol for ARA-LAMP-vax, a breakthrough treatment that mitigates peanut allergy. The milestone brings the company one step closer...

2014-06-11 08:27:57

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - TWO THIRDS OF PARENTS SAY ALLERGIES, INCLUDING HAY FEVER, ARE RUINING THEIR CHILDREN'S LIVES - A FIFTH OF ADULTS DREAD SUMMER BECAUSE OF THEIR HAY FEVER - BRITISH SUFFERERS WILL SPEND GBP384 MILLION TREATING ALLERGIES THIS YEAR ALONE[1] The true scale of the allergy epidemic is revealed in the British Airborne Allergy Report* commissioned by air purification specialists Fellowes...

2014-06-09 08:30:29

HØRSHOLM, Denmark, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First sublingual allergy immunotherapy tablet with robust results in allergic rhinitis and allergic asthma. Data supports European regulatory filing in 2H 2014 Today, ALK (ALKB:DC / OMX: ALK B / AKABY / AKBLF) has presented key trial results on its new sublingual allergy immunotherapy tablet (SLIT-tablet) for house dust mite (HDM) respiratory allergic diseases at the 2014 Annual Congress of the European Academy of Allergy...

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2014-06-07 06:52:23

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions, babies who are exposed to rodent and pet dander, roach allergens and household bacteria within their first year of life are less likely to experience allergies, wheezing and asthma. Previous studies have demonstrated how children living on farms have lower rates of allergies and asthma. This phenomenon was attributed to the regular exposure to...

2014-06-05 23:01:42

From Aprilaire, the leaders in indoor air comfort: A new case study on how the Cunningham family of Spokane, Washington reduced summer allergy symptoms in a pain-free way. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 For those who suffer from allergy symptoms, the severity and frequency can be hard to predict. The length of allergy flare can vary based on a number of different factors, such as the amount of precipitation, temperature and geographic location. While many of the triggers of allergy...

Meditative Exercise May Not Provide Relief To Asthma Sufferers
2014-06-03 10:49:52

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Yoga is a method believed to help your physical and mental well-being. It has also been suggested to alleviate the symptoms of asthma sufferers, but a new study suggests this may not be the case. Researchers found little evidence to support the claim that asthma relief is associated with meditative exercise. The report was published in the June Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. The scientific journal is from the American...

2014-06-02 12:28:49

VIENNA, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You're back at work after a relaxing vacation, and by noon your head aches and the nagging cough returns. Is it stress? A virus? Or could you be allergic to something in the office? "Work-related allergy and asthma symptoms are a serious problem," says Tonya Winders, president and CEO of Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA), a leading nonprofit patient education organization, "but sometimes it's hard to identify...

2014-06-02 08:33:17

MANASQUAN, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping seasonal allergies locked outside where they belong might be as simple as choosing the right carpet. Today, flooring manufacturers understand how their products are an integral factor in creating and maintaining indoor air quality. SMART Carpet and Flooring (http://www.smartcarpet.com), the company that's changing the way people shop for and buy carpet, has many choices that are designed to make life a little easier for people with...

2014-06-02 08:26:04

Peterson Calls on Kids with Potentially Life-threatening (Severe) Allergies to Join His Ready2Go MVP Team PITTSBURGH, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty, the fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), and pro football player Adrian Peterson today launched Ready2Go(TM), a new campaign to educate those affected by severe allergies about what to do if a life-threatening allergic reaction, or anaphylaxis, happens. Ready2Go was inspired in part by a...

2014-06-01 08:20:41

NEW YORK, June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is proud to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind website devoted to cancer immunotherapy, also called immuno-oncology, designed specifically for cancer patients and their caregivers, TheAnswerToCancer.org. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140530/92827 "As major advances in cancer immunotherapy begin to alter the landscape of cancer treatment, patients facing a cancer diagnosis need to be aware of...

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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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