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2010-03-01 13:20:24

Doctors from Italy are saying that pollen seasons may be longer due to changes in climate patterns, causing an extended period of congestion and sneezing for people with allergies, especially hay fever. Based on a twenty-six-year study, doctors have discovered an increased amount of pollen in the air progressively extending later and later into the year. The study was concentrated in the Bordighera region of Italy between 1981 and 2007. They recorded pollen counts during the allergy season...

2010-02-13 11:29:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The beauty of budding plants and bouquet of aromas are sources of satisfaction for many gardeners. For allergy sufferers, though, gardening can be as much a chore as pursuit of passion. Pollen from trees, shrub and grasses can cause an onslaught of allergy symptoms, including sneezing, itchy eyes, congestion and in some cases, an asthma attack. But sensitive people can take a few simple steps to minimize their risk of exposure to bothersome...

2010-02-12 07:00:00

Medication Delivered Under the Tongue May Be Alternative to Allergy Shots PITTSBURGH, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An oral allergy treatment administered in drops under the tongue is a safe and effective alternative to injections for adults who are allergic to ragweed pollen, according to a study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology by allergic disease specialist at Allegheny General Hospital. Widely used in Europe, but not yet approved by the U.S....

2010-02-12 03:00:00

OXFORD, England, February 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Circassia Ltd, a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on allergy, today announced that its ToleroMune(R) ragweed allergy T-cell vaccine achieved positive results in a recently completed phase II clinical trial. Ragweed allergy is particularly common in America, where it affects approximately 25% of the population. Circassia's latest clinical results follow two earlier successful phase II studies with the company's T-cell vaccine against...

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2010-02-10 14:55:00

Eczema in early childhood may influence behavior and mental health later in life. This is a key finding of a prospective birth cohort study to which scientists of Helmholtz Zentrum Mnchen contributed. In cooperation with colleagues of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), Technische Universität Mnchen (TUM) and Marien-Hospital in Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia this study followed 5,991 children who were born between 1995 and 1998. The study has been published in the current issue of...

2009-12-21 16:59:56

Exposing patients with chronic sinus disease to allergens and then obtaining repeated images by X-ray or ultrasound reveals that nasal allergies may be involved in some cases of chronic sinus disease, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Chronic disease of the maxillary sinus (the sinus cavity located in the mid-face beneath the cheeks, on either side of the nose) is common and affects a wide...

2009-12-07 12:26:00

PARIS, December 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Very Positive 3-Year Results of the Long-Term Study Provide Confirmation of the Clinical Relevance of Oralair(R) Stallergenes S.A. today announces the 3-year results of a phase III clinical trial (VO53.06) to assess the long-term (sustained) effect and disease modifier effect after discontinuation of treatment of its sublingual grass pollen immunotherapy tablet, Oralair(R). This study is the first ever pivotal study designed to be a...

2009-12-02 10:02:37

OptiNose is pleased to announce the publication of results from its Phase II clinical study investigating the efficacy and tolerability of its novel, intranasal drug/device product for the topical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps in Rhinology, the official journal of the International and European Rhinologic Societies. Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps is a chronic disease that can significantly reduce a patient's quality of life, causing facial pressure and pain,...

2009-12-01 12:00:00

LINCOLN, R.I., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- QualityMetric Incorporated and Pollen.com, the most visited allergy site on the web, announce the availability of the Rhinitis Impact(TM) Survey. This instant, interactive survey takes just minutes to complete and allows visitors to determine how much their allergies are impacting their quality of life. Upon completing the survey, allergy sufferers can print the results of the survey to share with their healthcare provider to help manage their...

2009-11-27 03:49:00

PARIS, November 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stallergenes has been granted European approval to market Oralair(R) in both adults and children through a Mutual Recognition Procedure. Germany, the first country where Oralair(R) has been marketed, was the reference Member state. Oralair(R) is now registered in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland,...


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