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2013-05-09 23:31:28

The Biogenics Research Chamber is expanding its allergy research facility in San Antonio, Texas. The only large, permanent pollen exposure chamber in the United States will have increased capacity while broadening therapeutic testing capabilities. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Biogenics Research Chamber (http://www.biogenicschamber.com), a unique allergy testing facility in San Antonio, Texas, has broken ground on an extension. The 5,400 square feet will house a large allergy...

Ragweed Allergies Treated With New Once-A-Day Pill
2013-05-08 05:16:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A once-a-day pill containing high levels of a specific ragweed pollen protein has proven effective in relieving the symptoms experienced by those allergic to the flowering plants, claims new research published Tuesday in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Tests conducted by an international team of experts discovered that treatment with the drug, which contained protein Ambrosia artemisiifolia major allergen 1, helped...

2013-05-07 08:29:51

Where You Live with Asthma Matters, Air Quality is Just One of Many Factors WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is still no cure for asthma, so for 22 million people in the U.S., this chronic disease continues to be a daily burden no matter where they live. But it's not just air pollution they should be worried about. Factors such as pollen, secondhand smoke - even high rates of poverty, a large uninsured population or a high number of ER visits - can be...

2013-05-06 23:20:18

Diagnostics Research Group is seeking individuals with osteoarthritis for an upcoming study. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Diagnostics Research Group, an independent site for pharmaceutical and device research, is working with pharmaceutical companies to assess osteoarthritis (OA) medications currently not available to the public. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and affects an estimated 27 million Americans. OA occurs when a joint´s cartilage breaks down. The absence of...

2013-05-06 23:04:54

Exploring the latest innovations in healthcare. SOLNA, Sweden (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Aerocrine AB announced today that their NIOX MINO® device will be featured in an upcoming episode of Health Heroes, set to air later this year via the Discovery Channel. Aerocrine is focused on improving the management and care of patients with inflammatory airway diseases, such as asthma. This segment of Health Heroes will focus on Aerocrine's NIOX MINO®, a point-of-care device designed to measure...

2013-05-06 23:02:05

Varun Tandon's observation: Fortis Healthcare can create a much safer environment for patients by installing proper systems to track patient allergies and diet restrictions. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 According to Varun Tandon, patient allergy and diet information at hospitals often hides away in files and wrist bands. Varun Tandon recently lived at Fortis Hospital for ten days. As per his account, the experience with hospitals in the US and in India helped him see the differences...

2013-05-06 16:26:43

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics Asks Congress to Protect Patients From Fraud and Sub-Standard Allergy Care WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Add-on allergy testing and immunotherapy schemes are popping up in primary care practices across the country - exposing patients and families to less-than-professional diagnosis and therapy and raising a potential for fraud. More than 2,000 primary care offices have entered into agreements with third-party...

Parents: Suck Your Baby's Pacifier First To Help Ward Off Allergies
2013-05-06 11:50:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a baby´s pacifier falls to the ground, what´s the best way to clean off the ℠business end´? Wipe away any dirt? Rinse it in boiling water? A new study on Swedish babies suggests that the best thing to do for the child is to lick or suck the pacifier and then place it back in baby´s mouth. While that act may seem repulsive to some, researchers from University of Gothenburg in Sweden who conducted the...

2013-05-03 23:18:59

Board-certified family medicine physician Dr. Alexandra C. Caracitas discusses the differences between allergies and colds. Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 One of the most common diagnoses seen in primary care, with the start of spring, is seasonal allergies. The symptoms from seasonal allergies are often confused with those of the “common cold.” As a result, patients are often reluctant to come to their primary care physicians initially hoping that their symptoms will...

2013-05-02 16:30:54

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics to Host Congressional Briefing At 16th Annual Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twelve people in the United States die each day from asthma or anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction. On Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the 16(th) annual Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill (AADCH), Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) will urge Congress to support...


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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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