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2014-04-29 23:15:05

FDA approval of first sublingual allergen extract gives proponents of sublingual immunotherapy hope for full embrace of the user-friendly treatment. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) - an oral version of allergy injections - has been around for at least three decades. Doctors who use it are often loyal fans because of the compliance it engenders. "Patients are much more apt to stick with SLIT than with shots because they can administer it at...

2014-04-28 23:00:43

20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley provides helpful information for patients questioning whether they have dry eyes or allergies. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Now that spring is finally here, allergy season is trailing right behind. 20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley, a leading eye care provider in the Bay Area, stresses the importance of addressing eye allergies and dry eyes with the proper treatment. As they always say, “April showers bring May flowers.” Tree pollen and...

2014-04-24 23:04:03

Lung Institute Provides Lung Disease Sufferers Advice to Avoid a Flare-Up During Allergy Season (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 To the majority of the population, pollen season is just an annual inconvenience that can be pacified by a simple trip to the doctor and a pack of tissues. But for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the third leading cause of death in the United States, allergy season means an increase in the likelihood of an exacerbation, also known as a...

2014-04-23 12:29:27

Sneezing, Coughing & Itchy, Watery Eyes? Relief from Allergy Symptoms Begins When Patients Discuss Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment with Their Primary Care Physician SAN ANTONIO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --According to a recent national survey, while two-thirds (67 percent) of Americans suffer from seasonal or perennial allergy symptoms, only half of these sufferers are addressing the issue with a medical professional, leaving millions across the country unnecessarily suffering...

2014-04-22 23:07:25

AffordRx now provides discounts of 10%-75% on Epipens and other anti-allergy medications. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 More children than ever have been diagnosed with food sensitivities and other allergies. Furthermore, these allergies tend to be more severe than those seen in past generations. Wheat, corn, peanuts, gluten, lactose and chocolate are among the most prevalent food sensitivities, with over 50 million Americans suffering from an allergy to one or more of them. In some...

2014-04-22 12:30:36

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- While many welcome the arrival of warmer temperatures with open arms, people with seasonal allergies and asthma may be bracing themselves with boxes of tissues and asthma medications this season. According to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, about 45 percent of people over the age of six and 36 percent of children under the age of six have tested positive for at least one allergen. Photo -...

2014-04-20 23:02:12

Sixty million Americans have allergies and 24 million have ocular allergies. It is the fifth leading chronic disease in the US and $1.3 billion per year is spent on allergy-related physician visits. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Sixty million Americans have allergies and 24 million have ocular allergies. It is the fifth leading chronic disease in the US and $1.3 billion per year is spent on allergy-related physician visits. “Many patients with ocular allergies may not even be...

2014-04-18 12:07:29

Children in Mali (and many other regions where malaria is common) are infected with malaria parasites more than 100 times a year, but they get sick with malaria fever only a few times. To understand how the immune system manages to prevent malaria fever in most cases, Peter Crompton, from the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and colleagues in the US and in Mali, analyzed immune cells from healthy children before the malaria season and from the same children after...

2014-04-17 23:08:30

Board certified ENT Surgeon, Dr. Kevin Sadati has found that this spring allergy season is in full swing, and many patients are looking for long-term relief from their sinus disease. Balloon sinus dilation seems to be the solution many people are looking for and is now available at his Orange County practice. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 About 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year, many of which are seasonal. Springtime is notorious for flaring up allergy...

2014-04-17 23:02:39

SafeFARE Website and PSA Offer Tips and Tools for Dining Out Safely McLean, Va. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) today announced the launch of the SafeFARE program, an online resource center (http://www.safefare.org) and public service announcement (PSA) featuring celebrity chefs Bryan Voltaggio and Mike Isabella. The goal of the program is to make dining out safer and more enjoyable for individuals and families managing food allergies. The SafeFARE...


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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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