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8 hrs ago | SFGate

Dissolving allergy tablets offer alternative to shots

Asha Patel checks a trap on the roof of Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital that collects particles in the air.


Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Trap, Alternative

18 hrs ago | Health News Digest

You're Not Ready for Summer to End, but Ragweed's Set to Pounce

Ragweed season is sneaking up on you. But you can beat its effects by getting ahead of it, and starting allergy medications now - about two weeks before ragweed blooms in early to mid-August.


Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Hay Fever, Immunology, Biology, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014


I-Team: Pharmaceutical payments to physicians

Pharmaceutical companies develop and market drugs to be used as medication. The 22News I-Team discovered some local doctors are receiving big payouts from them.


Related Topix: Medicine, Waltham, MA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Ask an allergist-immunologist: Dr. Patrick Perin of Teaneck and Wayne

Allergist-immunologist Dr. Patrick Perin, a "local boy" from Englewood Cliffs, is medical director of allergy at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck.


Related Topix: Medicine, Teaneck, NJ, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Thomas Jefferson University, Immunology, Biology, Science

Brandon Sun

Tips for choosing a doctor

Referrals from another physician or family and friends are a first step in choosing a doctor, but specialists advise doing some research to finalize your choice.


Related Topix: Medicine

ABC News

Tips for Choosing a Doctor

Referrals from another physician or family and friends are a first step in choosing a doctor, but specialists advise doing some research to finalize your choice.


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Michigan Radio

Climate change causing increase in pollen, allergies

If even hearing the word "ragweed" makes your eyes water, you might be one of the nearly 45 million Americans with seasonal allergies.


Related Topix: Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science

Wed Jul 16, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Fundamental research is paving the way for development of first vaccine for heart disease

Researchers at Wayne State University have made a fundamental discovery and, in subsequent collaboration with scientists at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology , are one step closer to the goal of developing the world's first T-cell peptide-based vaccine for heart disease-the number one killer in the nation.


Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Wayne State University, Medicine, Cholesterol

Some researchers won't follow immunologist to Allegheny Health Network

The world-renowned diabetes researcher who announced his move last month from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine to the Allegheny Health Network has not taken all 19 Pitt researchers with him, as originally announced.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Anonymous $128,000 gift a life-saver for Kanata single mother

Stephanie Headley poses for a portrait at her home in Kanata on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Medicine

Sun Jul 13, 2014


6 Surprising Asthma Triggers

Chances are, you know someone with asthma -- after all, about one in 12 people in the U.S. has the condition.


Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Immunology, Biology, Science, York, PA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Star Online

Nuts over allergy

Each morning at 7.30am, Michael Lee's mother, Geena, measures out exactly 6 grams of peanuts to give to her son.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids

The Star Online

Allergy awareness takes centrestage

Dr Amir Hamzah Datuk Abdul Latiff: 'If both parents have an allergic condition, their child may have a 50-80% risk of having an allergic condition .'


Related Topix: Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science, Malaysia,

Wed Jul 09, 2014


JCC student presents at immunology conference

Maria V. Sena, a May 2014 graduate of Jamestown Community College, presented breast cancer chemotherapy research at the Immunology 2014 conference held during the American Association of Immunologists annual meeting recently.


Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Science, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Allergic to Exercise? Duluth woman shares her story

Every time 40-year-old Elaine Holmberg would exercise, she said her scalp would tingle and her nose would start itching and running.


Related Topix: Duluth, MN, Medicine

Fox News

Wet wraps to treat eczema?

A study conducted by experts at National Jewish Health in Denver shows wet wrap therapy vastly improves symptoms of eczema and atopic dermatitis in children.


Related Topix: Eczema, Medicine, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science

Medical News Today

Leading immunologists call for equity for patients with jack jumper ant allergies in Australia

Leading immunologists have called on the Federal Government to consider funding for venom immunotherapy to protect people who are highly allergic to ant stings.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Medicine, Entomology, Science, Apiculture, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

Unanue receives lifetime achievement award

Emil Unanue, MD, the Paul and Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Immunologists.


Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Health

Fox News

Experimental asthma drug hits a new target

An experimental drug that could help people with asthma or allergies works in a new way, by blocking the production of an inflammatory protein, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Genentech, Startups

Fri Jul 04, 2014

CBC News

Why your allergies are worse this year and how to soothe them

The cool, wet weather of spring delayed the tree pollen season, but made the grass grow even faster - aggravating allergy sufferers.


Related Topix: Weather, Medicine, Allergy, Health, Canada