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2014-06-18 23:11:21

Wisconsin allergists share pioneering expertise through Allergychoices' August medical conference. Onalaska, Wis. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Having patients willing to travel across the country for your expertise is a great compliment for most providers. But for La Crosse-area allergist, Dr. David Morris, it was also a great frustration. The frustration stemmed, in part, from patient need to travel far to find a provider with expertise in sublingual immunotherapy for allergies, often...

2014-06-18 23:02:20

Millions of workdays are lost each year due to seasonal allergies. JanPro of Columbus, a janitorial cleaning company, offers solutions for maintaining an irritant-free workplace during the summer months, while finding the right contractor to do the job. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 We are in the throes of allergy season. Summer is the time we open our windows, let in the fresh air, and reboot on energy. Unfortunately, with the fresh air, pollen and other allergens enter into the...

2014-06-18 12:32:51

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Bone Grafts Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/global_bone_grafts_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bone Grafts in US$ Million. The US market for Bone Graft Substitutes is also analyzed by the following segments: Standard Allografts, Machined Bone Allografts, Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM), Bone Morphogenetic Protein (BMP),...

2014-06-18 04:21:10

-- 3SBio's pegsiticase has shown a promising efficacy and safety profile in early clinical trials and Selecta and 3SBio plan to advance clinical studies of pegsiticase-based treatments for refractory and tophaceous gout as well as tumor lysis syndrome SHENYANG, China, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc., a leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, today announced it has entered...

2014-06-17 23:13:07

Eva Dry Dehumidifiers are a safe way to rid your air of allergens that aggravate allergies & asthma. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 When the humidity is above 55%, airborne allergens such as mold spores, dust mites, & bacteria thrive and multiply quickly, aggravating the symptoms of allergy & asthma sufferers. Eva-Dry dehumidifiers allow you to easily maintain the right level of relative humidity in your home and keep your family healthier. According to the American Academy...

2014-06-17 23:08:05

The milestone brings the company one step closer to an immunotherapy that could eradicate peanut allergy, one of the leading causes of death from food reactions. Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Vaccine leader Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI) announced that it has successfully completed a model animal therapeutic and prophylactic study protocol for ARA-LAMP-vax, a breakthrough treatment that mitigates peanut allergy. The milestone brings the company one step closer...

2014-06-17 12:28:21

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today announced the posting of an interview given by Dr. Eric von Hofe, Ph.D., President of the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), following his keynote presentation at the recent TIDES meeting. The 16(th) Annual TIDES Conference (www.IBCLifeSciences.com/Tides) was held in Providence, RI May 12 - 15, 2014. TIDES,...

2014-06-16 13:03:46

University of Melbourne New treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism could be on the horizon, after a global University of Melbourne-lead study successfully mapped the genes of a parasitic worm in pigs New treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism could be on the horizon, after a global University of Melbourne – lead study successfully mapped the genes of a...

2014-06-16 08:27:24

BOTHELL, Wash., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues today announced that Nice, France-based TxCell (Euronext Paris: TXCL) a biotechnology company developing innovative, personalized cell-based immunotherapies using antigen specific regulatory T cells (Ag-Tregs)...

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2014-06-16 04:53:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of University of Cincinnati researchers has reportedly discovered a way to reverse new onset Type 1 diabetes in mouse models, and their efforts could eventually be used to help humans coping with the disease. Lead researcher Dr. William Ridgway, director of the university’s division of immunology, allergy and rheumatology, and his colleagues used an agonistic monoclonal antibody known as UT18 to boost the activity of a...


Latest Immunology Reference Libraries

Thymus
2013-03-04 12:56:08

The thymus gland is an endocrine organ of the immune system located anteriolateral to the trachea and in between the lungs. Its primary function is to build T lymphocytes for the body’s immune system; therefore, it is most important during childhood and puberty, when it reaches its maximum size. After puberty, it will begin to atrophy and shrink in size. Old age generally brings about hypotrophy of the thymus. In children the thymus is grayish-pink in color and in adults it is yellow. On...

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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2011-04-15 14:14:43

Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...

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2011-01-11 14:17:29

The Cowpox virus causes a skin disease known as cowpox. It is related to the vaccinia virus and gained its name because it spread by dairymaids touching the udders of infected cows. It manifests as red blisters. It is similar to smallpox although much milder and was actually the basis of the first smallpox vaccine. A person who recovers from cowpox is immune to smallpox. In 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated world wide by a...

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