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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...

2014-01-27 13:33:18

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have successfully carried out what is believed to be the first initiative conducted exclusively among teenagers to show significant improvement in their asthma outcomes. The quality improvement initiative, conducted in a primary care setting, dramatically improved asthma control and outcomes for high-risk adolescents. The study is published online in the journal Pediatrics. "Improving asthma is particularly difficult for...

2014-01-23 04:21:29

OXFORD, England, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First clinical data from PSX1002, a novel, orally inhaled, drug-only, pMDI suspension formulation of glycopyrronium bromide, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces positive top-line results from its Phase 2 clinical study with...

2014-01-20 12:29:27

A new study shows that exposure to secondhand smoke at home or in the car dramatically increases the odds of children being readmitted to the hospital within a year of being admitted for asthma. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, raises the possibility that measurement of tobacco exposure could be used in clinical practice to target smoking cessation efforts and reduce the likelihood of future hospitalizations. To determine tobacco exposure, the researchers at Cincinnati...


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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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