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2014-09-17 23:07:45

The $255,000 award will help ITI conduct vaccine validation studies over one year Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it won a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to support the continued preclinical development of a multi-nut allergy immunotherapy. The award will provide ITI with approximately $255,000 over one year to conduct vaccine validation studies. Tree nuts, a leading cause of food allergy, affect...

2014-09-15 20:21:53

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "EpiCast Report: Asthma - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" to its store. In 2013, there were 137.66 million lifetime prevalent cases of asthma in the 10MM, with 82.71 million cases in the US (43.16 million cases) and India (39.55 million cases) combined. DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that affects persons of all ages, but most commonly starts in childhood. It is a common long-term condition...

2014-09-10 12:29:29

Allergic Attraction is a new online dating and social site to connect young adults with allergies ENGLEWOOD, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young adults with food allergies face many challenges as they grow older, particularly when they go off to college. While going to college is stressful for most teens, for those with a food allergy it can be particularly unsettling. As they start the process of managing food allergies by themselves, they often find it difficult to date,...

Schools Without Health Plans Unprepared To Handle Life-threatening Emergencies
2014-09-10 03:15:17

By Marla Paul, Northwestern University Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs and handle medical emergencies related to often life-threatening medical conditions, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). "Given the amount of time kids spend in school, it's critical for school...

2014-09-08 23:05:17

Concerned consumers, retailers and government inspectors are more conscious of increasing allergen risks in food production as well as effective allergen communication. An upcoming live webinar presented by SGS and METTLER TOLEDO will present the results of a recent SGS industry survey on challenges, needs and gaps in allergen management. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Approximately 2 percent of adults and 8 percent of children experience food allergies, and those numbers appears to be...

infant sleeping on fur
2014-09-08 04:00:44

Lauren Anderson, European Lung Foundation Sleeping on animal fur in the first three months of life might reduce the risk of asthma in later childhood a new study has found. The new research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich on September 8, 2014, suggests that exposure to the microbial environment in animal skin and fur could have a protective effect against asthma and allergies. Previous studies have suggested that exposure to a...

2014-09-04 23:10:57

Dr. Anne Marie Salapatek, CSO at Inflamax Research, will be presenting clinical trial data demonstrating the utility of Environmental Exposure Chambers in asthma and allergic rhinitis research at upcoming 2014 European Respiratory Society conference in Munich, Germany, September 6-10. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Inflamax Research Inc., a full-service CRO, announced today that their Chief Science Officer, Dr. Anne Marie Salapatek, will be presenting clinical trial data...

2014-09-03 08:35:10

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Allergy Services (UAS), a leading healthcare services company that enables family physicians, pediatricians and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and customized immunotherapy services, today announced that John Thresher has accepted the position of national director of sales. Thresher will be rejoining UAS after a brief stint as vice president of regional development at Airrosti Rehab Centers where he was...

2014-09-03 08:33:19

- Results Expected Q1 2015 - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced that it has completed enrolment in its Phase 2 clinical trial to investigate the safety and efficacy of WF10 in patients with refractory allergic rhinitis. The Company expects the trial to be completed in late 2014 with top-line results anticipated in the first...

2014-08-31 23:00:41

Ragweed is the most common cause of fall hay fever and affects people in virtually every part of the country. AllergyEasy doctors help patients build up immunity to ragweed pollens and stop overreacting to them with hay-fever-like symptoms - and it's as easy as a few drops under the tongue. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 For many, fall turns daily life into an allergic mess, and ragweed is likely the culprit. Ragweed is the most common cause of fall hay fever and affects 10 to...


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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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