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2014-10-22 08:31:17

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced the results of a market study commissioned to investigate the U.S. opportunity for the Company's experimental immunotherapy product, WF10, as a treatment for patients with refractory allergic rhinitis. The study, performed by Psscion Lifesciences Consulting (Psscion), forecasts that WF10 could capture...

2014-10-17 12:25:52

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization, will be featured in the Monday, Oct. 20 episode of "Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr." on the Discovery Channel. The show broadcasts at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT. In the segment, viewers learn how allergens and irritants affect people with asthma and allergies, how to prevent and treat an asthma flare and anaphylaxis reaction, and why a coordinated...

2014-10-15 12:30:33

Oral Mucosal Immunotherapy Using A Toothpaste Delivery System Shows Promise For Treating Allergic Rhinitis MADISON, Wis., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shara Rudner, RPh., FIACP, FACA, Director, Clinical Trials Group for Restore Health, was part of a research collaboration that developed a new delivery system could help millions of people who suffer from seasonal allergies. The study results were featured in a national news story on Oct. 1, 2014....

2014-10-14 23:10:42

Today, the otolaryngology and allergy group announced it has reached agreement on a long term lease and construction of a brand new, state-of-the-art 10,146+ square foot facility in Port Jefferson, NY. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is the nation’s premier ear, nose, throat, allergy and audiology practice, with forty one offices providing unparalleled medical care to patients in New York and New Jersey in nineteen counties. And now it is...

2014-10-13 12:27:31

DALLAS, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EpiCast Report: Allergic Conjunctivitis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 is a 30 pages market research published in October 2014. Allergic conjunctivitis could be categorized as seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC), which is the most common one, perennial allergic conjunctivitis (PAC), giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC), vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), and atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC) (Calonge, 1999). SAC and PAC...

2014-10-08 23:01:02

Many children may become allergic to peanuts before they first eat them, and skin exposure may contribute to early sensitization, according to a study in mice led by Mount Sinai researchers and published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Early in the process of developing an allergy, skin exposure to food allergens contributes to "sensitization", which means the immune system in the skin becomes reactive to proteins in foods such as peanuts. New York, New York...

2014-10-08 12:28:18

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Allergy Services (UAS)(TM), the leading healthcare services company empowering providers and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and customized immunotherapy services, today announced that Brian Sassi has joined the UAS board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120626/MM31403LOGO "The future of UAS looks bright and I look forward to working with the board, and a talented executive team to bring...

2014-10-07 23:07:26

Ragweed pollen and mold spores are common causes of allergies during the fall. Breathing them in may cause the body to overreact, leading to classic allergy symptoms of a runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 For millions of allergy sufferers, fall is a potent time for allergy-inducing allergens, reports the October 2014 Harvard Health Letter. "The fall allergy season is usually the result of pollen from weeds. But after the first frost, it's...

Potential New Target To Treat Asthma Attacks Brought On By Colds
2014-10-06 03:05:56

Provided by Francesca Davenport, Imperial College London Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that could explain why the common cold can bring on life-threatening asthma attacks. Published today in Science Translational Medicine, the findings indicate this may be a potential target for new drugs that could be more effective than existing treatments. Viruses that infect the airways are the most common cause of asthma attacks, accounting for 80-90 per cent of cases. The...

2014-10-02 16:26:37

ROUND ROCK, Texas, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antibiotic options are becoming limited by drug-resistant pathogens, creating a "serious domestic and international challenge to human and animal health, national security and the economy," said John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy at a September press conference. In laying out the White House's plan to fight antibiotic misuse, Mr. Holdren said that up to half of all antibiotics prescribed are not...


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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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