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Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Bepreve(TM) for the Treatment of Ocular Itching Associated with Allergic Conjunctivitis

IRVINE, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ) today announced the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee appointed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended the approval of Bepreve(TM) (bepotastine besilate ophthalmic ...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Advisory Committee to Review Bepreve(TM) for the Treatment of Ocular Itching Associated with Allergic Conjunctivitis

IRVINE, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ), today announced it has received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee will review ISTA's New Drug Application (NDA) f...

Morria Biopharmaceuticals Plc Announces Preliminary Results Regarding Inflammatory Markers From its Phase II Study in Allergic Rhinitis

LONDON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Morria Biopharmaceuticals Plc, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, anti-inflammatory drugs, announced today the preliminary results from its recently completed Phase II equivalent study of MRX-4, in a nasal aerosol formulation, in 10...

Researchers find cause of severe allergic reaction to cancer drug

Clinicians have been perplexed by the fact that some patients given the drug cetuximaban immune-based therapy commonly used to treat persons diagnosed with head and neck cancer, or colon cancerhave a severe and rapid adverse reaction to the drug. Sometimes the reaction includes anaphylaxis, a life...

U of I scientists aim to overcome allergic reactions to soy

URBANA If youre allergic to soy, help is on the way. Two University of Illinois studies show that fermenting soy dramatically reduces its potential allergenicity and also increases the number of essential amino acids in soy products, making them a healthy and a safe choice for consumers. When ...

Research finds allergic children exposed to peanuts at younger ages despite recommendations to avoid

The age at which children are exposed to peanuts and have an allergic response has dropped significantly over the last decade, despite recommendations that at-risk families avoid exposing children to peanuts during the first three years of life, according to research led by a Childrens Hospital of...

Protein suppresses allergic response in mice

A protein in mice known as RGS13 suppresses allergic reactions, including the severe, life-threatening allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis, according to scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Because RGS1...

New Data Presented at ACAAI Informs on the Safety and Efficacy of Nasacort AQ Nasal Spray in a Trial of Children Aged 2-5 Years Old with Year-Round Allergic Rhinitis

Data Also Showed That Over a 6 Month Period, Nasacort AQ Did Not Cause Significant Adrenal Suppression in This Same Age Group BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) annual meeting suggests tha...

Scientists puzzled by severe allergic reaction to cancer drug in the middle Southern US

CHAPEL HILL A patients expectations about the side effects of chemotherapy usually focus on nausea, hair loss, fatigue and other side effects. Worries about severe allergic reactions to their therapy is usually not a concern. A recent study from the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at th...

Role seen for cannabis in helping to alleviate allergic skin disease

Administering a substance found in the cannabis plant can help the bodys natural protective system alleviate an allergic skin disease (allergic contact dermatitis), an international group of researchers from Germany, Israel, Italy, Switzerland and the U.S. has found. Allergic contact dermatitis...

Man Hospitalised in Sicily With Allergic Reaction to Counterfeit Toothpaste

A man was hospitalised in Palermo, Sicily, with an allergic reaction to counterfeit Colgate toothpaste, ANSA reported Wednesday after 20,000 tubes of the substance were confiscated at the weekend. The 30-year-old man, who used the fake Colgate toothpaste, has pustules on his face, the Ital...

Less Allergic Reactions to Iodine-containing Contrast Agents in Children

Children show less allergic reactions to iodine-containing contrast agents ,according to a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan Medical Center and C.S. Mott Childrens Hospital both in Ann Arbor. A major, if not the main, risk associated with iodine-containing c...

Teenagers, When Away from Home, Die of Allergic Reactions, Study Says

An estimated 12 million Americans suffer from food allergies, and about 150 die every year. // Researchers at Denver, Colorado, and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York recently analyzed 31 allergy deaths. They found most of those who died from food-related reactions were teenagers...

Sleeping Pills can Sometimes Cause 'sleep-driving' and Allergic Reactions - FDA

All sleeping pills may sometimes cause a bizarre but dangerous side effect -- sleep-driving, the US Food and Drug// Administration (FDA) has warned. Those who take the pills could go on to drive cars when not fully awake. They may have no memory of having taken a tablet at all. Also t...

Is Your Child Allergic To Peanuts?

Elizabeth White nibbled a peanut butter cracker when she was 14 months old that left her gasping for breath.// Just one- fifth of a peanut is enough to trigger an allergic reaction in people allergic to it. Her parents enrolled Elizabeth, at 4 1/2, in a landmark experiment that set to dis...

Key Signaling Switch Identified in Allergic Disease

A research team has identified a key enzyme responsible for triggering a chain of events that results in allergic reaction, according to new study findings published online// this week in Nature Immunology. The work by researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University, the Hospital for Specia...

Eczema And Hay Fever Decline In UK While Allergic Reactions On The Rise

A new study shows that the prevalence of hay fever and eczema in the U.K has steadied considerably, while severe allergic reactions have risen sharply.// In the research that has been published today published in the journal Thorax, the scientists at the University of Edinburgh have said that...

Food Packaging Containing Latex May Trigger an Allergic Reaction

It is important to label the Food packaging that contains latex, which will certainly prevent the allergic to avoid contact. // A novel study conducted in the UK showed that nearly a third of food packaging was containing unhealthy levels of latex, and in a certain chocolate biscuit, the quantity o...

New Cooperative Research Center for Allergic Disease

A new cooperative research center for Asthma and allergic diseases has been established at Indiana University School of Medicine//. Dr Kaplan, associate professor of pediatrics and director of Pediatric Pulmonary Basic Research in the Division of Pulmonology, Critical Care and Allergy at the IU...

Preventive Measures Proved Ineffective in Allergic Children

According to a new research, avoiding house dust mite allergens from the time of birth was not prevented the onset of asthma//, eczema or atopy in high-risk children. Furthermore, dietary concerns like increasing the consumption of fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids was also found to be ineffectiv...

Eye Drug Macugen Shows Allergic Reactions

The drug Macugen was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat age-related vision loss known as macular degeneration was reported// to show serious allergic reactions. Pfizer Inc. and OSI Pharmaceuticals said that with use of their eye drug Macugen along with other medications res...

Number of Allergic Anaphylaxis Episodes Are Far More Than Those Recorded

Researches found that the life-threatening anaphylactic reactions to foods are under-diagnosed and under-treated, both in the community and in the emergency room. This was reported at the American // Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology meeting after analyzing the two studies from Massachuse...

FDA approves CLARINEX-D 12 HOUR for seasonal allergic rhinitis

Food and Drug Association as approved the drug CLARINEX-D 12 HOUR for use in treating symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis. // CLARINEX-D 12 HOUR is a drug containing a combination of desloratadine 2.5 mg and pseudoephedrine sulfate, USP 120 mg. FDA has approved the drug for use in persons abov...

Anthroposophical Lifestyle Reduces Risk Of Allergic Disease In Children

Certain features of the anthroposophical lifestyle, such as restrictive use of antibiotics and fever antipyretics, reduce the risk of allergic disease in children// , according to a new study. Austrian scientist and philosopher Rudolf Steiner developed the anthroposophic lifestyle in which hea...

stents Result in allergic reactions

Drug eluting stents are used in the treatment of coronary artery diseases, in which a thin polymer is coated to the coronary stent and it contains the medicine// which can prevent scar formation during surgery or other intervention, in which the stent without surgery introduces drug. Sirolimus ...

New Insight Gained For Allergic Reactions

Researchers from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have found that there may be an additional factor that may cause the allergic reactions// and asthma other than the body’s immune system reacting to the allergens. This factor is the damage caused by chemically hyperactive molecu...

Red Color Causes The Allergic Reaction To Strawberries

The tempting red color of strawberries may be the culprit for the allergic reaction some people suffer// when eating the popular summer fruit, Swedish researchers say. "The allergen is in some way or other related to the red color, but it is not clear exactly how. We need to investigate more p...

Research shows steady rise in allergic diseases

Scientists have found out that there had been a steady rise in diseases caused due to allergens since the last quarter of the last century.// The researchers have analyzed the blood samples of 513 middle-aged men from 1996 to 1998 and those were matched with the blood samples of the same men ...

New Treatment For People Allergic To Cats

People who are allergic to animals like cats often do have a reaction like asthma or allergic rhinitis. Study has shown // that it is possible to generate a new therapy based on the immunity of the person concerned against allergic reactions. A protein found in cat saliva and dander, called ...

Influence of diet on allergic Reactions

People who are plagued with a skin condition called contact dermatitis may benefit from ridding their diets of foods such as citrus fruits and tomatoes, according to the results of a small study.// Individuals with contact dermatitis experience inflamed, red, itchy, scaly skin when they come in con...

Diet Can Influence Allergic Skin Reactions

People who are plagued with a skin condition called contact dermatitis may benefit from ridding their diets of foods such as citrus fruits and tomatoes, according to the results of a small study.// Individuals with contact dermatitis experience inflamed, red, itchy, scaly skin when they come in con...

Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin

A team of researchers who reviewed medical literature on the accuracy of penicillin allergies has come out with a startling expose!!!! Nearly 80% of people who claim that they are allergic to penicillin actually are under the misconception that they are allergic to the drug. The researchers l...

Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

A homeopathic preparation for perennial allergic rhinitis appears to be more effective than placebo. A multicenter team studied 50 patients with perennial allergic rhinitis. The subjects were randomized to receive either 30cc of a homeopathic preparation of principal inhalent allergen or placebo. I...

Midwest Medical Aesthetics Helps Defy Nature and Wrinkles with Artefill

...s to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patient is not allergic to the collagen or anesthetic in Artefill. Artefill is only offered by a select group of physicians in Kansas and is not available at all phys...

Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

...nd that nearly half of respondents incorrectly believed that there is a cure for food allergy. More than 40 percent wrongly said that life-threatening allergic reactions could be prevented through means other than strict allergen avoidance, the researchers noted. "The public's food allergy knowledge and aw...

Photos: Lumixyl(TM) Enters the Market to Improve the Appearance of Hyperpigmentation without Irritation and Side Effects

...firm that Lumixyl is safe for topical use and does not elicit irritation or allergic reaction. It does not cause increased sensitivity to sunlight as do many co...ternative lightening ingredients, this peptide does not cause irritation or allergic reactions. Lumixyl is formulated to provide the following key advantages: ...

Helping Dogs With Allergies: A 'Simple Solution' for a Not So Simple Health Problem

...half of all dog owners in the U.S. feel their dog suffers from some sort of allergic reaction. Next to obesity, veterinarians report skin and ear-related concerns are the most prevalent conditions they see on sick-dog visits. allergic reactions can show up at any age, though the vast majority of cases occur b...

Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

... ENBREL. Patients taking ENBREL should not receive live vaccines. Are allergic to rubber or latex Are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or br...cluding new heart failure or worsening of heart failure you already have ; allergic reactions ; immune reactions, including a lupus-like syndrome and lymphoma...

Consumer Reports Swine Flu Survival Kit Prepares Consumers for Potentially Tough Flu Season This Fall

... person, per day; a first-aid kit that includes any prescription or over-the-counter medications your family might need; as well as antihistamines for allergic reactions, pain relievers, stomach and antidiarrhea remedies, and antacids. The government is currently preparing a vaccine against the swine ...

Atlantic Plastic Surgery Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...s to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patient is not allergic to the collagen or anesthetic in Artefill. Commenting further on the product Dr. Mark Ballentyne said, "Artefill is trouble-free to administer...
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