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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...

2014-04-11 12:24:06

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/53hl65/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Epinephrine Auto-Injector Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/53hl65/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Epinephrine Auto-injector market to grow at a CAGR of 13.34 percent over the...

2014-03-10 23:04:07

The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according to Kalorama Information in the new report “The World Market for Respiratory Devices.” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according...

2014-03-03 23:03:07

Food Allergy Research & Education is helping to establish the Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Education and Research Organization, Inc.’s (ARTrust™) $4 million Donald Leung and JACI Editors Allergy/Immunology Research Fund to provide ongoing support for research in the field of allergy, asthma and immunologic diseases, in keeping with its commitment to attract the most talented investigators to the field of food allergy. McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 At the 2014 Annual...

2014-03-01 12:20:28

Two poster presentations will highlight initial findings from The Anaphylaxis Risk Assessment (TARA) study, one of the largest U.S. managed care retrospective database reviews to date PITTSBURGH, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty will present initial data from The Anaphylaxis Risk Assessment (TARA) study at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) held in San Diego, Calif., Feb. 28 - March 4. TARA aims to uncover factors associated...


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