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2014-02-05 23:01:03

Alex D. Federman, MD, Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been approved for funding by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for his research, “Clinic-Based vs. Home-Based support to improve care and outcomes for older asthmatics.” New York, NY (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Alex D. Federman, MD, Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine at the...

2014-01-30 23:25:51

This flu season, LivingWithAsthma.net is the one-stop-shop for tips, info and doctor advice for parents of children with asthma. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Flu season can be a painful time of year for any parent, but when their child has asthma, it can cause even greater anxiety. The complications that arise from the flu could cause a multitude of reactions in a child with asthma or more seriously, an asthma emergency. It helps to know exactly what the flu is, what symptoms...

2014-01-29 16:28:39

Study Does Not Meet Primary Endpoint SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KBIO) today announced the completion of the randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled Phase 2 study of KB003, its anti-GM-CSF monoclonal antibody (mAb), in patients with severe asthma. While the study showed that KB003 was generally safe and well tolerated, it did not meet its primary clinical endpoint of improvement in FEV(1) (a measurement of pulmonary...

New Genetic Associations For Asthma-With-Hay Fever Identified
2014-01-29 14:09:31

23andMe First Ever Genome-Wide Association Study of Combined Phenotype May Allow for Improved Identification of Variants Associated with Asthma-With-Hay Fever 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, has participated in the first ever genome-wide association study of the combined asthma-with-hay fever phenotype.  Led by researchers at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, the study identified 11 independent genetic markers associated with the development of...

2014-01-29 12:27:40

CFAST Develops Processes to Accelerate Understanding of Alzheimer's disease and Asthma AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC), Critical Path Institute (C-Path) and TransCelerate BioPharma Inc. ("TransCelerate") announced today that version 1.0 of the Asthma Therapeutic Area (TA) User Guide (UG) and version 2.0 of the Alzheimer's TAUG are now available for implementers on the CDISC website. These user guides...

2014-01-29 11:16:30

Children who are born preterm have an increased risk developing asthma and wheezing disorders during childhood according to new research published in PLOS Medicine. The research by Jasper Been, from the Maastricht University Medical Centre (Netherlands) and The University of Edinburgh (UK), and colleagues at Harvard Medical School (US) is a systematic review and meta-analysis of 30 unique studies that collectively involved approximately 1.5 million children. The authors found that children...

2014-01-28 23:28:23

Asthma is a very complicated health condition that patients have to deal with on a daily basis. Through AsthmaMist, the most efficient first-aid for asthma becomes fully accessible. San Diego,Ca (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Asthma doesn’t have to be a disease that cripples a person or changes the way he lives his life. Once everybody realizes that all that is required to put asthma at bay are simple lifestyle changes and proper medications, living with asthma becomes simpler and less...

2014-01-27 23:27:48

In response to an article published by Healio, Gabriel Pediatrics elaborates on the effects secondhand smoke exposure can have on children. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics responds to an article published on January 20 by Healio, which takes a closer look at the effects on children who have been exposed to secondhand smoke and the direct correlation between the exposure and increased hospital readmission rates. According to the January 20 article published by...

2014-01-27 16:25:06

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 25 million people in the United States have asthma, a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways causing recurring periods of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO) Although several types of drugs are available to treat asthma, long-acting beta agonists (LABAs) are among the most commonly used and work well for...

2014-01-27 14:57:08

More than 25 million people in the United States have asthma, a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways causing recurring periods of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. Although several types of drugs are available to treat asthma, long-acting beta agonists (LABAs) are among the most commonly used and work well for most people. However, for a small subgroup of people with asthma, LABAs can cause severe, life-threatening side effects and carry 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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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