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2013-05-21 08:30:38

MONTREAL, May 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - A national survey conducted by Léger Marketing highlights that one quarter of Canadians who suffer from allergies will wait until their symptoms become unbearable before seeking treatment, while half of Canadians will wait up to 24 hours before seeking relief. The survey also shows that 17% of Canadians do not seek any treatment, choosing instead to tolerate their discomfort. The survey, conducted by Leger on behalf of Merck,...

2013-05-21 08:29:42

Phase 2a study of the IL-4R alpha inhibitor, dupilumab, demonstrated 87% reduction in risk of asthma exacerbations in moderate-to-severe asthma patients with elevated eosinophils PARIS and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the New England Journal of Medicine published online the positive Phase 2a study results of dupilumab (SAR231893/REGN668) in patients with...

2013-05-17 12:23:47

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A report released earlier this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls allergy rates among U.S. children an "epidemic." According to the study, 5.1 percent of children suffer from food allergies while 12.5 percent are sensitive to skin allergies. Some of these allergies can be deadly, shining light on the increased need to shield children from a variety of allergens. Dr. Sakina Bajowala, an allergist from the Chicago...

2013-05-16 23:30:57

To celebrate Asthma Awareness Month, CascadeBreath of Bend, OR is offering $100 off all Asthma Relief Programs through June 14. It's time to control your asthma and CascadeBreath is prepared to guarantee it. Bend, Oregon (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 May is Asthma Awareness Month and CascadeBreath of Bend, OR is pleased to support the Global Initiative for Asthma's initiative “It's time to control your asthma.” To celebrate this initiative, CascadeBreath is offering $100 off all Asthma...

2013-05-16 23:26:39

Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic reminds pet owners that their pets get allergies too. Damariscotta, ME (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic reminds pet owners they´re not the only ones dealing with allergies this time of year. Family pets such as cats and dogs have allergies as well. Most people are not aware of the affects of allergies on their pets. Signs of an allergic reaction in dogs and cats differ from those in people. Commonly pets will be scratching, biting,...

2013-05-16 23:03:53

Combined Epocrates and athenahealth Data Reveals Midwest and Northeast are Late Bloomers San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 WATERTOWN, MA - May 16, 2013 — Seasonal allergies are still on the rise this year, according to new data compiled from Epocrates and athenahealth. Allergy Season 2013 has yet to reach a peak, whereas by this time last year, the number of patients across the country seeking medical treatment for allergies was starting to decline. “The worst may still be...

2013-05-16 08:27:49

- Bettis Unveils New Playbook for Defending Against Severe Allergic Reactions and Urges Those Affected to Take Action - BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional football icon Jerome Bettis and Sanofi US, the makers of Auvi-Q(TM) (epinephrine injection, USP), have teamed up to raise awareness about severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) and introduce The Severe Allergy & Anaphylaxis Playbook - a collection of tips to help educate people living with severe...

Blood Test Discovers Allergies Before Implant Surgery
2013-05-15 11:35:41

[ Watch The Video Allergies to Metal, Cement in Joint Implants Rising ] National Jewish Health A growing number of patients learn of allergies to new hips and knees only after surgery is done Imagine what Paula Spurlock must have been going through. Shortly after having a hip replaced in 2011, the trouble started. "I had horrible itching, really bad migraines and intense pain throughout my body," she said. "I couldn't take it. Every single thing in me itched." After many months...

2013-05-15 08:30:06

ROUND ROCK, Texas, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the latest effort to educate and enable the allergic patient to take control of their disease, ALK, a leading company focusing on allergy treatment, and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) have partnered to create a unique online resource for patients. The website, launching during May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness month, will be the first dedicated to the importance of allergy immunotherapy. The goal is to empower...

2013-05-14 16:27:36

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI) a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to building a portfolio of products for the topical treatment of pain and the development of its immune modulating drug candidate WF10 today announced that the United States Patent Office has granted U.S. Patent # 8,435,568, relating to compositions and methods of using WF10 and new derivative formulations for the treatment of allergic asthma, allergic rhinitis and...


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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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