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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...

2014-03-04 23:22:24

The drug delivery technology market is segmented on the basis of route of administration into nine categories - oral, pulmonary, transdermal, injectable, ocular, nasal, topical, implantable, and transmucosal - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/drug-delivery-technologies-market-1085.html. (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The "Drug Delivery Technologies Market (Metered Dose Inhalers, Needle-Free Injectors, Auto-Injectors, Nasal Sprays, Transdermal Patches, Nebulizers, Infusion...

2014-03-03 08:31:20

6.8% improvement in FEV1 versus placebo in high FENO subset representing half of treated patients BOULDER, Colo., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) reported full results from a randomized Phase 2 trial of ARRY-502 in patients with mild to moderate Th2-Driven Asthma at the 2014 American Academy Of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121029/LA02195LOGO ARRY-502, an oral CRTh2 antagonist, was studied in a...

2014-03-01 12:20:30

For U.S. Media Only RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today presented data from Phase 3 studies of tiotropium delivered via the Respimat(®) inhaler in mild, moderate and severe asthma patients at the 2014 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) annual meeting in San Diego. Tiotropium is being studied to determine its efficacy and safety in treating asthma patients and is not currently approved for this indication. The first results...

Food Allergy Oral Immunotherapy More Effective When Paired With Asthma Drug Omalizumab
2014-03-01 04:56:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from Stanford University and Johns Hopkins Medical School has shown that an asthma drug can be used to help desensitize people to several food allergens all at once, according to a new report in the journal Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology. The new findings expand on previous research from the same team that showed a technique called oral immunotherapy could be used to desensitize someone to multiple food...

2014-02-27 16:29:07

Bronchial Thermoplasty is the first non-drug, FDA approved therapy for severe asthma CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Like millions of people, Jeannine Childs suffers from asthma. But unlike most, her asthma was debilitating. For years she struggled with wheezing, shortness of breath and fits of coughing so severe that they often landed her in the hospital. Nothing was really working - not lifestyle changes, not medications. "It was awful, I'd have these episodes and I'd have...

2014-02-27 08:30:15

EpiCeram® Skin Barrier Treatment Administered to Babies at High Risk for Eczema SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraCap(TM) Pharmaceutical today announced its supportive participation in the "Prevention of Eczema by a Barrier Equilibrium Strategy" Trial conducted under the sponsorship of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and in collaboration with the University of Melbourne and The Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. The study, known as 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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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