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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...

Exposure To School Chalk May Enhance Children's Milk Allergies
2013-05-02 12:54:55

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For those of us of a certain age, we may remember some of the assigned classroom chores like erasing the blackboard or taking the dust caked erasers to the odd box-shaped vacuum meant to pull chalk residue off the eraser fibers. Of course, time has passed since those days. And with that passage of time has come advances in chalk technology. These days´ teachers opt for the new dustless chalk to keep both their hands and their...

2013-05-01 12:27:25

TORONTO, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Pfizer Canada Inc., the Canadian distributor of EpiPen® (epinephrine auto-injector) is proud to partner with Indy Race Car driver Alex Tagliani in an exciting new initiative to promote food allergy awareness and safety. The Summer of TAG (Treating Allergies with Genuine Care), will support Alex's charity of choice, Anaphylaxis Canada, in their efforts to engage Canadians in a conversation about effective management of food allergies and what to do in the...

2013-04-30 23:03:46

The IBS Centers for Advanced Food Allergy Testing announce a major advance in the evaluation and treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Their groundbreaking medical study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology reports the new use of an old test, skin patch testing by dermatologists, to precisely identify specific foods responsible for irritable bowel syndrome in many individuals. North Wales, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 A groundbreaking medical study using the time-tested...

Foreign-Born US Children Have Less Allergies Than Those Born In America
2013-04-30 09:19:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new study of nearly 80,000 children, researchers have found foreign-born US children have significantly fewer allergies than those born in the US. However, this lower allergy risk begins to dissipate after these children have been in America for ten years, according to the study, published in the latest issue of JAMA Pediatrics. Researchers from St. Luke´s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in NYC assessed the health of children...

2013-04-25 00:20:43

ZURICH, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  -    Phase 2b clinical trial of CYT003 in allergic asthma on-going as planned  -    Cytos' VLP platform is basis for a phase 1 clinical trial with an Anti-lgE Vaccine partnered with and conducted by Pfizer...

2013-04-24 20:23:15

HERSHEY, Pa. and ROCKVILLE, Md., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc., ("ITI," Hershey, PA), a leading developer of novel allergy immunotherapies, announced the preliminary results of a Phase I Study to treat individuals with an allergy to Japanese red cedar ("JRC"). The Company is pleased to report that the immunotherapeutic vaccine, JRC-LAMP-vax(TM), appears to have met all of its primary safety end points. In addition, preliminary allergic marker results indicate a...


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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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