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Call for Entries: 2007 AAAAI Annual Samter Journalism Awards

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Deadline: October 31, 2007 Win: Cash prize of $1000 The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), the largest professional medical specialty organization in the United States representing allergists, asthma specialists, clinical immunologi...

Kids, How Do You Manage Your Asthma? The AAAAI and AAP announce 17th annual poster contest

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Children with asthma across the country are encouraged to show their creativity by participating in the 17th annual "Living with Asthma" poster contest sponsored by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the American Academy of Pedi...

First Family Will Have Tough Time Finding Hypoallergenic Dog

...a house where their hair has infiltrated the bedding, as opposed to spending an hour or two in a pet store," he said. More information The aaaai has more on indoor allergens. SOURCES: Jonathan Field, M.D., emeritus director, pediatric allergy and asthma clinic, New Yo...

Food Allergy Action Plan Can Keep Kids From Harm

...ance strategies and emergency plans," Dr. Michael Pistiner, a member of the aaaai Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee, said in an academy news release. The aaaai offers a checklist of safety tips and a sample food allergy action plan to ...

Climate Change Linked to Longer Pollen Seasons

... Clinical Immunology to examining the effects of climate change on allergic disease. In one of the articles, Dr. Richard W. Weber, chairman of the aaaai Aerobiology Committee, wrote that "there is now a wealth of evidence that climate change has had, and will have, further impact on a variety of allerg...

ProActive Remedies, LLC Announces Launch of New Allergy Medication

...e sixth leading cause of chronic diseases in Americans. In 1996, allergic rhinitis was estimated to have an overall cost of $6 billion in the U.S. The aaaai also notes that up to 90 percent of those with seasonal allergic rhinitis and up to 80 percent of those with perennial allergic rhinitis are able to s...

Allergy Shots Are Effective Treatment for Symptoms

...g insect allergies, it's not recommended for those with food allergies, the aaaai said. The best option for people with food allergies is to avoid foods that pose a danger. The aaaai says people should see a doctor about immunotherapy if they: Have a cle...

A Few Shots Away: Immunotherapy May Relieve Allergy Symptoms

...erapy in the progression of allergic disease The aaaai represents allergists, asthma specialists, clinica... and immunologic disease. Established in 1943, the aaaai has more than 6,500 members in the United States, Canada and 60 other countries. The aaaai serves as an advocate to the public by providing e...

Menopausal Women May Have an Increased Asthma Risk, From The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

..., especially lean women, reaching menopause. The aaaai represents allergists, asthma specialists, clinica... and immunologic disease. Established in 1943, the aaaai has more than 6,500 members in the United States, Canada and 60 other countries. The aaaai serves as an advocate to the public by providing e...

Your Stuffy Nose Could Mean More Than a Cold

...ality of life and/or ability to function The aaaai represents allergists, asthma specialists, clinica... and immunologic disease. Established in 1943, the aaaai has more than 6,500 members in the United States, Canada and 60 other countries. The aaaai serves as an advocate to the public by providing e...
AAAAI in Medical Technology

IBT Laboratories to Launch New Pneumococcal Antibody Avidity Test at AAAAI Meeting, Booth 729

Test builds on company's suite of tests to evaluate immune function LENEXA, Kan., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- IBT Laboratories, a leading clinical-diagnostics and biomedical-research laboratory specializing in immunology and allergy assays, will launch a new diagnostic assay designed to help phy...

New Trial Presented at AAAAI Reports that the Growth of Children 2-5 Years Old with Year-Round Allergic Rhinitis Continued According to Normal Age-Adjusted Distribution Over a 6-Month Treatment with Nasacort AQ

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) suggests that the continuous use of intranasal corticosteroid Nasacort AQ (triamcinolone acetonide) Nasal Spray had no treatment effect on s...

Large Geographic Differences in EpiPen Prescriptions in the U.S., From the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

...cidence of respiratory and allergic disease. The aaaai represents allergists, asthma specialists, clinica... and immunologic disease. Established in 1943, the aaaai has more than 6,500 members in the United States, Canada and 60 other countries. The aaaai serves as an advocate to the public by providing e...
AAAAI in Biological Technology

C1-Esterase Inhibitor Concentrate Rapidly Relieves Abdominal and Facial Attacks in Patients with Hereditary Angioedema, According to Pivotal Study

... Data presented at aaaai 64th Annual Meeting also show that C1-INH is effective treatment for ...d. About I.M.P.A.C.T. 2 In a separate open label study presented at the aaaai 64th Annual Meeting, Timothy J. Craig, D.O., Professor of Medicine and Pedi...

Allergy Standards LTD to Attend 2008 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Conference

...participation at the 2008 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) Conference to be held in Philadelphia, PA March 14th-18th. "The aaaai conference is the premier forum for those working and conducting research work in the asthma and allergy spaces," said Dr. John McKeon, CEO of Allergy...

AAAAI: Call for Entries: Have You Written a Story on Allergic Disease? Win $1000

...The Samter Journalism Awards were developed by the aaaai to celebrate and award outstanding medical/health ...er Journalism Award, visit the Media Center of the aaaai Web site at http://www.aaaai.org/media/samter_journalism Established in 1943, the aaaai has more than 6,500 members in the United States, ...
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