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2014-04-15 23:01:23

New ragweed study is collaboration between Diagnostics Research Group and Biogenics Research Chamber. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 San Antonio and the surrounding areas are some of the worst places for allergies. Chronic allergy sufferers know that mountain cedar is prevalent during the winter months, oak during the spring, grass during the summer and ragweed during the fall, and that’s just to name a few. Chronic allergy sufferers also know that there seem to be new products...

2013-11-19 23:20:38

OneWhitePixel, a global developer specializing in location-based mobile apps, is launching a new cost-saving iPhone product for collaboration among researchers and the public. Reston, VA and Utrecht, NL (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 OneWhitePixel, a developer of location-based mobile apps whose work includes projects for the World Bank, the Dutch Government, and various healthcare agencies and media organizations, today announced the availability of FieldReporter, a mobile product enabling...

Worst Cities For Allergies 2013
2013-09-18 12:46:54

[ Watch the Video: Is Your City High On The Allergy List? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Dayton, Ohio – the Midwest US appears to be the worst place for fall allergies this year, according to a new list from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). The list ranked Wichita, Kansas as the No. 1 worst city for fall allergies in 2013, followed by Jackson, Mississippi and Knoxville, Tennessee. To create the list, the...

2013-09-11 23:22:35

Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. wants to share some tips on how to manage your fall allergies this season. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Fall is just about here which means different allergy triggers to be cautious about. Fall allergies include: ragweed, molds and dust mites. More than 35 million Americans are affected by seasonal allergies which includes fall allergies. Knowing which triggers affect you the most will help you better...

2013-08-13 23:02:42

Akron General's Chief of Allergy Bela Faltay, MD, is available to provide practical coping tips. Infographic with relief tips included. Akron, OH (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 The record spring rains and the damp summer season occurring throughout the Midwest this year have resulted in conditions that are wreaking havoc on the eyes and the sinuses of allergy sufferers. This is due to the proliferation of weed pollen, particularly ragweed. "Ragweed season could potentially be more...

Fungal-farming Beetle Threatening Avocado Crops
2013-07-18 13:04:01

Penn State Beetles with unusual "green thumbs" for growing fungi are threatening avocado crops and could transform into a more destructive pest, according to an international team of researchers. Ambrosia beetles are insects that bore into trees and cultivate fungi to use as a food source for their young. The fungi -- species of Fusarium -- carried by types of the Ambrosia beetle can damage or even kill trees, making the beetle and its fungi a threat to avocado production in the U.S....

Ragweed Allergies Treated With New Once-A-Day Pill
2013-05-08 05:16:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A once-a-day pill containing high levels of a specific ragweed pollen protein has proven effective in relieving the symptoms experienced by those allergic to the flowering plants, claims new research published Tuesday in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Tests conducted by an international team of experts discovered that treatment with the drug, which contained protein Ambrosia artemisiifolia major allergen 1, helped...

2013-05-03 23:18:59

Board-certified family medicine physician Dr. Alexandra C. Caracitas discusses the differences between allergies and colds. Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 One of the most common diagnoses seen in primary care, with the start of spring, is seasonal allergies. The symptoms from seasonal allergies are often confused with those of the “common cold.” As a result, patients are often reluctant to come to their primary care physicians initially hoping that their symptoms will...

2013-01-30 16:25:04

CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seasonal allergies are somewhat predictable and each year the media is quick to point out pollen count peaks. But how much do you know about your own personal allergen triggers? According to Chicago allergist Dr. Brian Rotskoff of Clarity Allergy Center, you can significantly improve your quality of life by learning about and preparing for your own "high-sneeze, high-itch" months. Not only will your nose feel better, controlling the symptoms of hay fever...

Allergies To Double By 2040
2012-11-09 21:21:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Pollen counts could more than double in the next three decades, according a study being presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). Many say that 2012 has been the worst for allergies, but the scientists say that the year 2040 will most definitely top what we've seen in the past decade. Dr. Bielory, ACAAI board member, said that climate changes would...