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2009-05-13 04:00:00

OXFORD, England, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Circassia Ltd, a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on allergy, today announced that it has initiated a phase II clinical development programme for its ragweed allergy therapy.

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2009-02-04 16:18:58

A researcher at North Carolina State University is tracking the movement of the Redbay Ambrosia beetle, an invasive insect that, if it spreads to southeast Florida, may severely affect the production of avocados, a $15 million to $30 million industry in the state.

2008-09-28 00:00:29

By Pam Starr Finola Hughes has suffered from allergies for much of her life. As a child growing up in damp London, Hughes had severe allergies, but grew out of them by the age of 10. When she moved to New York as an adult, Hughes developed a cough that was caused by dust mites.

2008-09-03 00:00:24

An allergy educational group has named Greensboro, N.C., as the most challenging place to live for people with seasonal allergies.

2008-08-29 00:00:36

By ROGER MCBAIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7520 or mcbainr@courierpress.com In case you haven't noticed, ragweed is back, and it's bad. Mold is, too, says Dr.

2008-08-22 03:00:24

By Notes, Pack Legislators are considering a bill that would give the Pennsylvania Game Commission its first hunting license fee increase since 1999. Senate Bill 1527 was introduced by state Sen. Charles McIhinney of Bucks County.

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2008-07-01 14:37:46

The USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) today announced that an SRS scientist and other researchers have officially named the fungus responsible for killing redbay and other trees in the coastal plains of northeastern Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.

2008-06-27 03:02:32

Greer has completed enrollment for its pivotal Phase III clinical trial designed to study the efficacy of sublingual-oral immunotherapy as a treatment for adults with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis caused by short ragweed pollen.

2008-06-26 12:03:21

Greer, a leading developer and provider of allergy immunotherapy products and services, has completed enrollment for its pivotal Phase III clinical trial designed to study the efficacy of sublingual-oral immunotherapy (SLIT) as a treatment for adults with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis caused by short ragweed pollen.

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2008-03-17 06:05:00

As the dawn of spring allergy season arrives in much of the country this month, the 40 million Americans who have seasonal allergies -- sensitivity to tree, flower and other plant pollens -- will be sneezing and congested and fending off sinus headaches and red eyes for weeks to come.


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