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2014-03-21 16:23:08

VIENNA, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA), a leading nonprofit patient education organization, is partnering with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to improve childhood asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis care nationwide. AANMA will expand AAP's Medical Home Chapter Champions Program on Asthma, a network of volunteer pediatricians across the country, to address allergy and anaphylaxis care. The goal is to...

2014-03-19 23:21:17

Claire M. Brett, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, presented on Care of the Formerly Premature Pediatric Patient. Linda J. Mason, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, and Director of Pediatric Anesthesia, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, presented on Anesthetic Management of the Child with Asthma. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014...

2014-03-17 23:03:42

Commonly Used Asthma and COPD Questionnaires Now Available on SITEpro Tablet Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced it has received authorization to provide electronic versions of the St. George’s Respiratory Questionnaires (SGRQ) on SITEpro® Tablet – ERT’s electronic patient data collection system for use at clinical investigative sites. The...

2014-03-13 08:28:48

MONROVIA, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, announced that it will release fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results after market close on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Xencor management will host a webcast and conference call the same day at 4:30 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. PDT) to...

2014-03-12 23:00:12

Allegheny Health Network researchers are seeking African-American children, adolescents and adults for investigation of the most effective treatments for asthma that is not well-controlled on a low dose of inhaled steroid. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Allegheny Health Network researchers are investigating the most effective treatments for African-American children, adolescents and adults with asthma. The BARD (Best African American Response to Asthma Drugs) trial, sponsored by...

2014-03-10 23:04:07

The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according to Kalorama Information in the new report “The World Market for Respiratory Devices.” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according...

2014-03-05 12:28:04

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global, a contract research organization headquartered in Southern California, announced today the successful completion of a multi-Site phase I clinical trial in healthy volunteers and patients with mild to moderate asthma. The study objectives were to evaluate the safety and tolerability of a drug containing charge-stabilized, oxygen-based, nanostructures for asthma. The impact of the drug on various asthma response...

2014-03-05 12:27:59

Asthma Drugs Face More Scrutiny in Insurance Exchanges, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that as the Affordable Care Act drives up the demand for asthma drugs, exchange-based plans will impose more cost controls and prescribing barriers than commercial plans, although the differences may not be dramatic. Results of a survey of 100 pulmonologists and 40 medical directors and pharmacy directors of...

2014-03-05 08:30:37

The de Beaumont Foundation, Duke Community and Family Medicine, and the CDC Launch "Practical Playbook" Initiative to Integrate Public Health and Primary Care WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, the medical and public health communities have struggled to stem the rise of illnesses that have led to a dramatic decline in population health. Today, chronic diseases such as asthma, obesity, heart disease, and diabetes have replaced acute diseases like polio and smallpox...

2014-03-05 08:25:34

National Campaign Seeks to Educate People with Asthma on the Importance of 'Knowing Their Count' LANDOVER, Md., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Teva Respiratory announced today the launch of a national awareness campaign - Know Your Count - aimed at raising awareness of the seriousness of asthma and educating asthma patients and caregivers about the importance of keeping track of the remaining doses in their rescue inhalers. The...


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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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