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2014-05-02 04:21:50

LONDON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergy sufferers worried about the onset of hay fever season could benefit from a range of new air purifiers to ease their symptoms, as new research reveals two thirds of sufferers say that their current treatment is not effective*. Fellowes' AeraMax [http://www.fellowes.com/gb/en/solutionscenter/Pages/aera-max.aspx ](TM) range can actively reduce the number of pollen particles that could be affecting the health and wellbeing of 18...

2014-05-01 16:33:47

Direct Relief to distribute product across America to nonprofit health centers, clinics, and allergy camps SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sanofi Foundation for North America has donated more than 90,000 Auvi-Q(®) (epinephrine injection, USP) epinephrine auto-injectors to medical aid organization Direct Relief for distribution to nonprofit health centers, clinics, and allergy camps across the U.S. that care for people at risk of life-threatening...

2014-04-30 23:07:02

Pollen counts are climbing higher as spring arrives. Ace Innovation Group's OTCplus app finds over-the-counter medicines for running nose and sniffles. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Spring is here and so is the pollen. “Pollen is one of the most common cause of allergies in the spring season," says Dr. Sandeep Grewal, a Rock Hill Primary Care Physician and creator of the popular Over-the counter medicine app OTCplus. Many of the irritating symptoms of...

2014-04-29 23:15:05

FDA approval of first sublingual allergen extract gives proponents of sublingual immunotherapy hope for full embrace of the user-friendly treatment. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) - an oral version of allergy injections - has been around for at least three decades. Doctors who use it are often loyal fans because of the compliance it engenders. "Patients are much more apt to stick with SLIT than with shots because they can administer it at...

2014-04-28 23:02:54

Aire Serv has ways to increase air quality in the home. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 As the temperatures get warmer trees and flowers have started to bloom and that means increase pollen in the air. As the seasons change and allergens increase, it is important to understand how to increase indoor air quality in the home. Air Quality Awareness Week is April 28 through May 2 and Aire Serv has ways to increase air quality in the home. Indoor air quality can be lowered by several...

2014-04-28 23:00:43

20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley provides helpful information for patients questioning whether they have dry eyes or allergies. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Now that spring is finally here, allergy season is trailing right behind. 20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley, a leading eye care provider in the Bay Area, stresses the importance of addressing eye allergies and dry eyes with the proper treatment. As they always say, “April showers bring May flowers.” Tree pollen and...

2014-04-24 23:04:03

Lung Institute Provides Lung Disease Sufferers Advice to Avoid a Flare-Up During Allergy Season (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 To the majority of the population, pollen season is just an annual inconvenience that can be pacified by a simple trip to the doctor and a pack of tissues. But for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the third leading cause of death in the United States, allergy season means an increase in the likelihood of an exacerbation, also known as a...

Rural Microbes Could Boost The Health Of City Dwellers
2014-04-24 03:26:09

University of Colorado at Boulder The greater prevalence of asthma, allergies and other chronic inflammatory disorders among people of lower socioeconomic status might be due in part to their reduced exposure to the microbes that thrive in rural environments, according to a new scientific paper. The article, published in the journal Clinical & Experimental Immunology, argues that people living in urban centers who have less access to green spaces may be more apt to have chronic...

2014-04-23 23:16:50

Pollination typically begins in late February, but since the cold weather has lasted well into April, spring is starting nearly two months late in most parts of the United States. While a late spring generally results in a shorter allergy season, doctors warn pollen could hit in one heavy dose this year. Schenectady, NY (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The nation's top allergists are warning that 2014 is likely to be the worst allergy season ever thanks to unusual weather patterns and...

2014-04-23 12:29:27

Sneezing, Coughing & Itchy, Watery Eyes? Relief from Allergy Symptoms Begins When Patients Discuss Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment with Their Primary Care Physician SAN ANTONIO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --According to a recent national survey, while two-thirds (67 percent) of Americans suffer from seasonal or perennial allergy symptoms, only half of these sufferers are addressing the issue with a medical professional, leaving millions across the country unnecessarily suffering...


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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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