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American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

... of mothers in the United States believe childhood allergies are a serious concern. Yet, when asked about ... on geography and lifestyle, the prevalence of allergies can be as high as 40 percent.(2) ... is important for children at risk of developing allergies to be tested early. Research indicates that this ...

Video: Experts Unite to Help People Manage Spring Nasal Allergy Sneezin'

... a Big Difference in Managing Indoor and Outdoor allergies ATLANTA and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 2 ... quickly approaches, people living with nasal allergies should take steps to manage their symptoms and ... (74%) of those diagnosed with indoor and outdoor allergies stated that they don't feel like themselves when ...

World Allergy Organization Highlights Global Allergy Impact

... Collaboration to Tackle Global Increase in allergies and Allergic Diseases The World Allergy ... and respond to these challenges." - allergies are a major problem in the 21st Century - it is ... industrialisation of developing nations, allergies are becoming more prevalent, more complex and ...

LPGA Pro, Jill McGill, Encourages Indoor and Outdoor Allergy Sufferers to Challenge Their Course

... nose, itchy eyes and nose. Experts estimate that allergies affect as many as 40 million people in the ... that I finally decided to start treating my nasal allergies and went to see my physician. Now I'm teaming up ... a prescription medication to treat their seasonal allergies reported they are interested in finding a new ...

Nycomed's Ciclesonide to be Commercialised in the United States by Sepracor

... rhinitis is caused by substances that trigger allergies and is sometimes referred to as "hay fever". ... dander and dust. The result of poorly controlled allergies can result in impairments in day-to-day ... estimated to suffer with allergic diseases and allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic disease in ...

Biomerica Introduces a New 15 Minute Home Test for Allergies to Cats and Receives CE Mark Approval for Home Use

... has introduced a new 15 minute home test for allergies to cats and announced that it received CE mark ... to cat dander, the most common pet allergy. Cat allergies are about twice as common as dog allergies. Each year, allergies account for more than 17 million ...

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) and Verus Pharmaceuticals Work Together to Raise Awareness of Food Allergies

... to work together to raise awareness of food allergies and anaphylaxis (a severe allergic reaction). For ... fundraising walk to increase awareness about food allergies and raise money for research and education. "We ... their support for all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis," says FAAN CEO and founder Anne ...

Video: New Survey Shows Three in Four School Nurses Have Students at Risk for Severe Allergic Reactions Who Do Not Bring Auto-Injectable Epinephrine to School

... Parents of students with known allergies are urged to put auto-injectable epinephrine at the top of the ... found that 72% of school nurses have students with a known history of allergies or prior use of epinephrine whose parents have not provided the school ...

Actress and Mom Lori Loughlin Raises Awareness About the Potential Dangers of Drowsy Driving During Allergy Season

... trips to the beach. But the warmer weather also marks a peak in seasonal allergies and the beginning of a busy driving season. According to a recent survey, ... first and only for a non-sedating antihistamine. For more information on allergies and treatment, visit http://www.CLARITIN.com . About Schering-Plough ...

Circassia Raises GBP11 Million ($21.8 Million) in Oversubscribed Second Round Funding

... investors." Circassia, whose immune control technologies target allergies and organ rejection, completed an initial investment round of GBP6 million ... capital and institutional investors. Circassia's lead products target allergies utilising the company's proprietary T-cell epitope desensitization ...

One Year On, ALLERCA Hypoallergenic Cats Bring 'Sneeze Free' Companionship to Allergy and Asthma Sufferers

... her order back as far as 2004. As a cat owning teenager, she found her allergies getting progressively worse as she moved into adulthood. "When near a cat, ... of my allergy symptoms. For the last number of years, I've been free of allergies and definitely didn't want them back. When I heard about ALLERCA, I ...

Blazing Trails: Dr. Ellery Knake Remembered for His Contributions to Weed Science

... Make a Difference Weeds and invasive plants impact the world around us in significant ways - reducing crop yields, choking waterways, triggering allergies and disrupting natural habitats. But scientists are tilting the balance with new research and best practices. Here are ten of the many ways ...

Dey L.P. to Market EMSAM(R) Skin Patch for Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

... focused on the development, manufacturing and marketing of prescription drug products for the treatment of respiratory diseases, respiratory-related allergies and emergency care medicine. As the U.S. leader in sales of nebulized respiratory medication, Dey puts patients first through its development of ...

MMR Offers Free Surgical Masks to Call Attention to Importance of Personal Health Records in Preparing for Possible Swine Flu Pandemic

... a special Emergency portal that enables doctors and medical personnel to access a patient's critical medical information, such as prescriptions, allergies and blood type, and also identify the person in a disaster situation where they may be separated from family, friends and personal articles. ...

Fitting pieces for biosensors

... third-party funding from Saxony's Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology (LfULG). Mould fungi are one of the reasons behind the increase in allergies in Germany. Together with PhD student Sren Linkorn and researchers from the Institute of Food Technology and Bioprocess Engineering at TU Dresden, Dr ...

NovaBay and Galderma Enter Into Global Agreement to Develop and Commercialize NovaBay's Novel Aganocide Drugs for Major Dermatological Conditions

... to other skin problems such as eczema, poison ivy, insect bites, chickenpox, burns, or cuts. Children may develop impetigo after having a cold or allergies that have caused the skin under the nose to become raw. However, impetigo can also develop in completely healthy skin. About Galderma ...

Family Medicine Cabinet: Free, New On-Line Tool Helps Track Your Medication Safety

... available for any of your existing medical conditions. -- Print health and medication records, including physician and emergency contacts, allergies and medical conditions. -- Use MedNotes to manage medications profiles for yourself and your family. MedNotes gives mothers the ...

Healthcare Scoop Expands Consumer Conversation to Dialogue with Premier Healthcare Organizations

... Scoop, which was launched last October in the Minnesota market, now offers nearly 800 personal stories, covering over 600 healthcare topics from allergies to women's health, and referencing 320 clinics, hospitals and organizations and over 400 physicians and healthcare professionals across the nation, ...

T-System Releases The T SystemEV(R) 2.6.3, Featuring New Meds/Allergies Notification, Automated Charge Capture

... Information. Using the HL7 interface, Version 2.6.3 allows authorized departments outside the ED to access a patient's present medications and allergies prior to discharge, before all documents are locked and signed. The new feature also enables hospital pharmacies to access medication and allergy ...

Contour Products Introduces Groundbreaking Sleep Apnea, Respiratory and Ergonomic Body Comfort Pillows at Medtrade; Self-Explanatory Products Serve Customer Needs, Expand Retailers DME Offerings

... passes through the mesh layer and air circulates under the head and neck. This pillow is ideal for everyone including those suffering from allergies and asthma. The new Contour CPAP Pillow is an upgrade to the original best seller. It ensures sleep apnea patients are comfortable and in ...

Circassia Acquires North American and Japanese Rights to Dopexamine

... which includes Imperial Innovations, Lansdowne Partners, Goldman Sachs and Invesco Perpetual. Circassia's lead products target allergies utilizing the company's proprietary T-cell epitope desensitization technology, ToleroMune(R). The company is also developing its ToleroTrans(R) organ ...

FDA Approves CONCERTA(R) (methylphenidate HCI) Extended-release Tablets for Treatment of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in Adults

... Only a healthcare professional can decide whether medication is right for you or your child. CONCERTA(R) should not be taken by patients who have: allergies to methylphenidate or other ingredients in CONCERTA(R); significant anxiety, tension, or agitation; glaucoma; tics, Tourette's syndrome, or ...

Non-Safety-Related Voluntary Recall of a Limited Portion of DAYTRANA(TM) (Methylphenidate Transdermal System) Patches Announced

... suggest heart problems, such as chest pain or fainting. Daytrana should not be used if the child has: significant anxiety, tension, or agitation; allergies to methylphenidate or other ingredients of Daytrana; glaucoma; discontinued in the last 14 days or is taking a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI); ...

Genetic Testing for All: QTrait Offers Industry's Least Expensive, Most Secure DNA Tests With TRUSTe Certification

... Sleep and the Senses; and 6) Performance. QTrait genetic tests can help: -- Adults and children identify genes that indicate conditions and allergies such as: asthma, lactose intolerance, eczema, and gluten sensitivity. -- Parents evaluate their child's potential susceptibility to smoking, ...

Circassia Initiates Phase II Clinical Study With Novel Anti-Allergy Technology

... investors, which includes Imperial Innovations, Lansdowne Partners, Goldman Sachs and Invesco Perpetual. Circassia's lead products target allergies utilizing the company's proprietary T-cell epitope desensitization technology, ToleroMune, which was originally developed at Imperial College London. ...

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for SIMCOR(R) (Niaspan(R) / simvastatin), a Novel Combination Medicine for Comprehensive Cholesterol Management

... or promote regression of atherosclerotic disease. Important Safety Information About Niaspan Niaspan is contraindicated in patients with allergies to any of its ingredients, active peptic ulcer disease, significant or unexplained persistent liver dysfunction, or arterial bleeding. Niaspan ...

OpGen Creates Map of Worlds Most Lethal Fungus

... back to England in 1842 and the first fatal infection was described in 1953. Less serious strains of the mold have been identified as the cause of allergies and sinus infections. OpGens DNA optical analysis technology generated massive volumes of data that will allow scientific and medical researchers ...

GenTel claims $900,000 in federal grants this year for biochip research

... rapid diagnosis and subsequent treatment of allergy sufferers. [The technology] is an alternative, where you can test for potentially hundreds of allergies and do that quickly and efficiently on a biochip, Vodenlich said. GenTel's biochip-based allergy diagnostic is one of five technologies selected ...

UW Hospital and Clinics install smart intravenous pumps

... of drugs to be dispensed from a single unit. When you go to a pharmacy, the pharmacist processes your prescription using a computer to check for allergies and drug interactions. Smart pumps provide a similar level of support at the patients bedside, Rough said. ...

Doyle proposes $10M to expand use of electronic medical records

... cannot do that with paper." "Physicians are practicing with all the available information," he added. "In terms of reducing errors, you have drug allergies and alerts available." A new Health Care Quality and Patient Safety Board will develop a plan to automate all health care information systems in ...

Animal testing: Beyond the protests, instances of mistreatment are rare

... vaccines that improve the health of livestock, poultry and companion animals. Biotech veterinary products to treat heartworm, arthritis, parasites, allergies and heart disease, as well as vaccines for rabies and feline HIV, are used daily by veterinarians. Biotechnology has improved the way veterinarians ...

NIH '05 funding: Midwest has two states in Top 10

... in its own institutions in the Washington, D.C./Maryland area, such as the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institute for allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) - in fact there are 27 different institutions - but funds many universities and research institutions around the ...

Midwest colleges strong contenders for NIH funds

... Cancer Institute (NCI) established in 1937). National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI established in 1948). National Institute for allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID established in 1948). National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK established in ...
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