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gas cooking and asthma
2014-10-01 03:00:44

Michelle Klampe, Oregon State University Parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove, researchers from Oregon State University are recommending, after a new study showed an association between gas kitchen stove ventilation and asthma, asthma symptoms and chronic bronchitis. “In homes where a gas stove was used without venting, the prevalence of asthma and wheezing is higher than in homes where a gas stove was used with ventilation,” said Ellen...

2014-09-30 00:21:34

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) today announced that a Phase 2a proof-of-concept study of dupilumab, an investigational therapy that blocks IL-4 and IL-13 signaling, met all primary and secondary endpoints in patients with moderate-to-severe chronic sinusitis with nasal polyps (CSwNP) who did not respond to intranasal corticosteroids. "These data suggest the potential of...

2014-09-29 12:30:12

WINNIPEG, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Enteroviruses cause a wide range of illness; most are associated with the common cold, but others are associated with lower respiratory tract, skin and mucous membrane, and central nervous system diseases. Enterovirus- D68 (EV-D68) is a previously rare enterovirus that can cause mild to severe illness. EV-D68 is unusual in that it is more often associated with lower respiratory illness. The virus is spread person-to-person through contact with the...

2014-09-25 08:24:22

Patient Advocate and Avid Tandem Cyclist to Lead Change at AAFA WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) appointed Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, FACP, as its new President and CEO earlier this summer, they expected he would get right to work helping to shape a vision and strategy for the nation's oldest and largest patient group for people with asthma and allergic diseases....

job fears and asthma
2014-09-24 03:00:35

Emma Dickinson, BMJ-British Medical Journal Finding backs other research indicating link between asthma and work related stress The findings back up other epidemiological studies pointing to a link between the development of asthma and stress, particularly work related stress, say the researchers. They base their findings on just over 7000 working adults, who responded to the German Socio-Economic Panel Study—an annual representative survey of the German population—in 2009 and...

2014-09-23 23:05:54

Air Oasis is offering any school in the affected areas of EV-D68 no-cost-sanitization-equipment and lab materials necessary to teach the importance of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and how viruses are spread via air and surfaces. The IAQ Lab enables children to test for and visually see contaminants in their classroom, and learn how to remove them. Amarillo, TX, (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Teaching kids to wash their hands and cover their mouths has been proven for decades to greatly reduce the...

2014-09-22 16:22:23

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese DEHP Plasticizer Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese DEHP Plasticizer Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global DEHP plasticizer industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-09-21 23:01:40

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Flovent (Asthma) – Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023” to its store. Obtain sales forecast for Flovent from 2013-2023 in top eight countries (the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, Japan and Australia). Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Originally approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996, GSK’s Flovent (fluticasone propionate) is a synthetic ICS therapy with potent anti-inflammatory activity. It is used for...

2014-09-21 23:00:47

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Spiriva (Asthma) – Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023” to its store. Detailed information on Spiriva including product description, safety and efficacy profiles as well as a SWOT analysis. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The asthma market saw very slow growth over the past decade, as it has become saturated with relatively efficacious standard therapies, such as short-acting beta-agonists (SABAs), inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs),...

2014-09-21 23:00:17

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Pulmicort (Asthma) – Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023” to its store. Detailed information on Pulmicort including product description, safety and efficacy profiles as well as a SWOT analysis. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 AstraZeneca’s Pulmicort is an ICS therapy that was originally launched in 1997, and is used prophylactically for the maintenance treatment of asthma in children and adults. Its active ingredient, budesonide, is...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.