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Bee Sting Allergies Could Be Defense Mechanism
2013-10-25 05:04:12

[ Watch the Video: The Evolution Of An Allergy ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While bee stings could be fatal to those who are allergic to the insect’s venom, that type of adverse biological reaction is actually the body’s attempt to protect a person from potentially deadly toxins. Writing in Wednesday’s edition of the journal Immunity, scientists from the Stanford University School of Medicine and their colleagues describe how they injected mice...

2013-10-22 16:23:49

McLEAN, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five years ago, Tony Cook's asthma was so severe, his breathing constricted and his chest tight, he had to quit his job to focus on his health. Today, Cook is an avid runner taking aim at a marathon. Cook, 50, of Alexandria, Va., is a member of Team AANMA, a group of 12 runners competing in the 38(th) annual Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 27 in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia in support of Allergy & Asthma...

2013-10-21 12:25:37

Anaphylaxis is More Common than Many Thought, Most Patients are Not Prepared WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A novel study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI), finds that severe life-threatening allergic reactions - anaphylaxis - are common in the U.S. According to the peer-reviewed study, anaphylaxis very likely occurs in nearly 1-in-50 Americans (1.6%), and the rate is...

2013-10-21 04:21:04

Investor syndicate will pay Cytos CHF 6.625 million for achievement of this milestone under a convertible loan notes agreement signed in 2012 ZURICH, October 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (SIX:CYTN) ("Cytos" or the "Company") today announced that patient enrolment has been completed in the on-going phase 2b study with its lead product CYT003. This study investigates the effectiveness, safety and tolerability of CYT003 in patients with moderate to severe...

2013-10-17 16:24:56

SCHLIEREN, ZURICH, Switzerland, October 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (SIX:CYTN) will host an Investor and Analyst R&D Day for institutional investors and research analysts on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET in New York City Christian Itin, Chairman and CEO as well as senior executives of Cytos will present on Cytos' lead program CYT003, which is in clinical development for the treatment of allergic asthma....

2013-10-15 23:03:01

Rappelling Event on Nov. 16 at Westin Arlington Gateway Offers Once-in-a-lifetime Thrill and Benefits Food Allergy Research & Education programs. McLean, VA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Rappelling -- it’s not just for rescue workers, thrill seekers and reality television contestants. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is offering gutsy Washington, D.C. metro area residents a high-rise adventure by launching its first Over the Edge fundraising event next month. Participants,...

2013-10-11 16:23:54

- Nasal Spray Treats Adults and Children with Seasonal and Year-Round Nasal Allergies - PARIS, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Nasacort® Allergy 24HR nasal spray as an over-the-counter (OTC) treatment for seasonal and year-round nasal allergies in adults and children 2 years of age and older. Nasacort is the first and only medicine in its class to be available without a...

2013-10-10 16:27:23

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress continues to debate the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Capitol Hill, Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA), a leading patient education organization, has taken the lead in examining how the national healthcare law impacts allergy and asthma patients. "Under ACA, many people with allergies or asthma will breathe easier," says Tonya Winders, AANMA chief operating officer. "They are more...

2013-10-10 08:30:01

One Woman's Story Reminds All Women of the Importance of Health Awareness NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When Marjorie Doherty walked into her physician's office, she did not know that the visit would save her life. She had a spot in her mouth, similar to one that many people have in their mouth at one time or another. Having no traditional risk factors, as Doherty was not a smoker or an abuser of alcohol, there was no apparent cause for alarm. But when Dr. Gangadhar...

2013-10-08 23:34:36

Premier Allergy offers needle free allergy testing to patients in the Ohio area. Screening is available for conditions such as pollen, dander, and mold, as well as food and drug allergies. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Premier Allergy is offering needle free testing at its eight locations in the Columbus, Ohio area. The tests can screen for a wide range of afflictions, including environmental allergies and food allergies. Many allergy doctors only offer needle testing for patients...


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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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