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2014-07-14 12:23:03

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center New research in Nature Genetics identifies a novel genetic and molecular pathway in the esophagus that causes eosinophillic esophagitis (EoE), opening up potential new therapeutic strategies for an enigmatic and hard-to-treat food allergy. EoE is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus. The condition is triggered by allergic hypersensitivity to certain foods and an over-accumulation in the esophagus of white blood cells called...

2014-07-10 20:22:35

VIENNA, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education organization, invites you to join its "2014 Venom Allergy 101" webinar on July 24, 2014, at 7 p.m. EST. This webinar is perfect for the summer as stinging insects abound in outdoor areas. Learn how to protect yourself from stings as well as how to respond and treat a potential allergic reaction. Venom allergies are caused by five types of insects: honey bees,...

2014-06-16 23:00:58

In honor of HHT Awareness Month, the 2nd Annual Cure HHT Team Walk is taking place on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 10:00am on the National Mall in Washington D.C. With more than 100 people participating, the walk will raise awareness and funds for the HHT Foundation International. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 On June 22, 2014 on the Mall in Washington D.C. starting at 10:00 a.m. more than 100 people will participate in the 2nd Annual Cure HHT Team Walk to raise awareness and funds to...

2014-06-02 08:26:04

Peterson Calls on Kids with Potentially Life-threatening (Severe) Allergies to Join His Ready2Go MVP Team PITTSBURGH, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty, the fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), and pro football player Adrian Peterson today launched Ready2Go(TM), a new campaign to educate those affected by severe allergies about what to do if a life-threatening allergic reaction, or anaphylaxis, happens. Ready2Go was inspired in part by a...

2014-05-21 10:25:19

PLOS The risk of experiencing an oxygen deficit at birth (birth asphyxia) increases for babies born to women who are overweight or obese, according to a study by Swedish and US researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. These findings are important given the high prevalence of overweight and obesity worldwide, and suggest that preventing women of reproductive age from becoming overweight or obese is important to the health of their children. The authors, led by Dr. Martina...

2014-05-13 08:27:48

- What's Your AQ? Answers Common Anaphylaxis Questions During National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month - BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional football icon Jerome Bettis, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Sanofi US, the makers of Auvi-Q(®) (epinephrine injection, USP), are asking What's Your AQ? in an effort to help improve America's understanding of severe, life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) and to help clear up some...

2014-05-11 23:01:49

HHT DATA Act (H.R. 4592) would coordinate federal initiatives to improve early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of HHT disease. This legislation would prevent premature death and disability, unnecessary health care and disability expenditures and reduce patient suffering. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 U.S. Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut and U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach of Pennsylvania on May 7, 2014 introduced bipartisan legislation that would, for the first time, enable the HHT Clinical...

2014-05-01 16:33:47

Direct Relief to distribute product across America to nonprofit health centers, clinics, and allergy camps SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sanofi Foundation for North America has donated more than 90,000 Auvi-Q(®) (epinephrine injection, USP) epinephrine auto-injectors to medical aid organization Direct Relief for distribution to nonprofit health centers, clinics, and allergy camps across the U.S. that care for people at risk of life-threatening...

2014-04-24 23:04:03

Lung Institute Provides Lung Disease Sufferers Advice to Avoid a Flare-Up During Allergy Season (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 To the majority of the population, pollen season is just an annual inconvenience that can be pacified by a simple trip to the doctor and a pack of tissues. But for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the third leading cause of death in the United States, allergy season means an increase in the likelihood of an exacerbation, also known as a...

2014-04-17 08:27:44

Potential to Provide Needed Breathing Support for Patients with Neuromuscular Diseases and Non-Oxygen Dependent Respiratory Diseases IRVINE, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe Technologies, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the fifth 510(k) clearance for its Non-Invasive Open Ventilation (NIOV) System, allowing its use with compressed air supply for non-oxygen dependent patients. The previous four FDA clearances cover the...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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