Navigation Links
Revolutionary Pill Promises Relief for Hay Fever Sufferers

For a million of red- nosed, bleary- eyed Britons, relief from hay fever may soon be a pill away. The release of Grazax, a vaccine pill, designed to prevent// allergic reactions like a running nose, itching eyes, sneezing etc. is promised next month.

The vaccine pill contains small amounts of Timothy grass pollen; main allergens in hay fever, and are to be taken daily, eight weeks before hay fever season.

This pill follows the hay fever vaccine injection. This too contains protein derivatives of pollen allergens and is based on immunotherapy too. It promises a respite of 3 years from hay fever after being taken. The drawbacks of the injection vaccine could be serious side effects in one out of 500 cases in addition to the disinclination of many to take monthly jabs. In contrast the pill reports minor side effects like localized swelling under the tongue, where it is placed or mild itching in some persons. The fact that monthly injections can be replaced with popping a pill surely scores for the new vaccine pill.

Grazax manufactured by Danish company ALK-Albello has been granted approval for sale in 27 countries including UK. Costs of treatment though run high. Hundreds of thousands of pounds an year will be incurred by the national health services when the pill is released for prescription.

Trials conducted in hundreds of miserable hay fever suffers have given dramatic results, bettering even usual treatments of anti-histamines and steroid nasal sprays.

As says Professor Stephen Durham, of Imperial College London, who is investigating the long-term benefits of the drug, “One in four people suffers from hay fever. It can have a severe effect on quality of life; it interferes with sleep, and interferes with work, and children with hay fever can drop a grade at school. I believe about 10 per cent of the hay fever population, potentially a million patients in the UK could benefit from this tre
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Revolutionary Simple Pregnancy Blood Test Can Save Both Mother And Child
2. Revolutionary Pill Cuts Risk of Breast Cancer
3. A Revolutionary New Treatment For Cancer Available In Australia
4. New Revolutionary Drug Could Stop the Spread of HIV
5. Revolutionary New Treatment Plan Developed For Treatment Of Unexplained Symptoms
6. Revolutionary Net To Control Malaria
7. Revolutionary Net To Control Malaria
8. Revolutionary Eye Cancer Treatment
9. Marijuana-Derived Drug Promises Hope In Treating Bladder Infection
10. LINK Applied Genomics Programme Promises To Revolutionize Healthcare Systems
11. Diarrhea Vaccine Trials Promises Prevention of Rotavirus Infection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Revolutionary Pill Promises Relief for Hay Fever Sufferers

(Date:10/20/2014)... The Advocator Group, LLC ... American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of the ... not-for-profit organization that hosts hundreds of community walks throughout ... are used to help understand and prevent suicide through ... as well. , The Advocator Group shares this ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Ga. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that William H. ... named the 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award winner. ... the achievements of an outstanding leader and industry ... and contributions in advancing the information security industry. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 JZ Fitness, ... nutritional coaching, corporate wellness programming, authorship, international lecturing and ... excited to announce the release of the JZ Fitness ... many years of coaching thousands of individuals on nutrition, ... app that does not require calorie counting or cumbersome ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on ... from the FDA on Sit and Slim II . ... to purchase or use Sit and Slim II because it ... is promoted as weight loss product on various websites and ... market in 2010 for safety reasons, can significantly increase blood ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Succeed is proud to announce that they ranked in the ... Every Body Walk! campaign by Kaiser Permanente. Every ... to be more active outside of the workplace. This ... end of September, was a friendly competition between organizations across ... companies gave their staff pedometers and each day, for the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Advocator Group, LLC is Proud to Participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, October 25th, to Increase Suicide Awareness 2Health News:The Advocator Group, LLC is Proud to Participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, October 25th, to Increase Suicide Awareness 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 2Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 4Health News:JZ Fitness Nutrition App Launches on iTunes 2Health News:JZ Fitness Nutrition App Launches on iTunes 3Health News:FDA Advises Not to Use Sit and Slim II: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2Health News:Succeed Management Solutions, LLC Competes in Walking Challenge and Achieves 12th Place in Portland 2
... at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time Today -, IRVINE, ... the worldwide leader in intravascular patient temperature,management therapies, today ... fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2007., ... record $2.7 million,compared to $2.0 million in the fourth ...
... stories of QUITPLAN Services users on display, MINNEAPOLIS, ... efforts of Minnesotans who used the free, professional,counseling from ... photo exhibits in the State Capitol. The exhibits are ... in the North Corridor of State,Capitol near the Rotunda., ...
... than teens, a new study finds, , , THURSDAY, March ... cardiovascular damage in children, especially the very youngest, new ... from 2 to 14 years old, showed that environmental ... and signs of vascular injury, suggesting an increased risk ...
... ALBANY, N.Y., March 13 The following is a,statement ... The Executive Budget proposed including a $400 million Housing,Opportunity ... statewide. These funds will be used to provide needed ... need of supportive,services., The program will be administered ...
... MATK ) announced today that life,sDHA(TM), its ... and heart health, is available in the,new Berri ... from,National Foods, Australia,s No. 1 juice company. National ... Australia, packaging approximately 50,percent of all fruit juice ...
... Blue Shield Members, PITTSBURGH, March 13 ... has received a Brand Excellence Award from the ... awards honor Blue,Cross and Blue Shield companies that ... and Blue Shield Brand image., "BCBSA congratulates ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 2Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 3Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 4Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 5Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 6Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 7Health News:Alsius Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results 8Health News:ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Celebrates QUITPLAN(R) Services at the Capitol 2Health News:ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Celebrates QUITPLAN(R) Services at the Capitol 3Health News:Secondhand Smoke Hikes Tots' Risk of Heart Disease 2Health News:Secondhand Smoke Hikes Tots' Risk of Heart Disease 3Health News:Australia's Leading Juice Company Launches Juice Blend with Martek's life'sDHA(TM) 2Health News:Australia's Leading Juice Company Launches Juice Blend with Martek's life'sDHA(TM) 3Health News:Highmark Receives Prestigious Brand Excellence Award 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... DIEGO , Oct. 20, 2014  AnaptysBio, ... of therapeutic antibodies, today announced the appointment of ... Officer. Dr. Londei will lead the preclinical and ... "We are pleased to welcome Dr. ... Hamza Suria , President and Chief Executive Officer ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Pharmaceutic Labs announces the opening ... Albany, NY for admixing, compounding, drug ... and/or exceeds the FDA standards for safety and quality, ... 211. The 10,000 square foot outsourcing ... quality assurance and quality control. The company will produce ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... and RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014  BioPontis Alliance ... (HNF), both philanthropies, announced today the creation of ... the treatment of the rare disease known as ... announced its alliance model earlier this month. Today,s ... of a collaborative model where researchers and all ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AnaptysBio Appoints Dr. Marco Londei to Newly Created Chief Development Officer Position Clinical Immunologist to Lead AnaptysBio's Pipeline Advancement 2The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation and BioPontis Alliance for Rare Disease Partner to Develop Treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth 2The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation and BioPontis Alliance for Rare Disease Partner to Develop Treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth 3
... , THE WOODLANDS, Texas , Jan. ... that it is changing its name to the Life Beyond Cancer ... the organization aspires to provide to cancer patients and their families. ... local communities by removing barriers to prevention, education, early detection, treatment ...
... , JERUSALEM , ... biopharma company, announced today that it has granted Novartis an option ... Transient Permeability Enhancer (TPE) technology for use with certain related small ... In a separate but related agreement, the MPM Bio IV NVS ...
Cached Medicine Technology:US Oncology Foundation Becomes Life Beyond Cancer Foundation 2US Oncology Foundation Becomes Life Beyond Cancer Foundation 3Chiasma Grants Option to License Transient Permeability Enhancer (TPE) Technology for Small Molecule Products 2Chiasma Grants Option to License Transient Permeability Enhancer (TPE) Technology for Small Molecule Products 3
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: