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Released: 13-May-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Can Allergy Medicines be Dangerous?
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The medical director of New Jersey Poison Control at Rutgers University discussed how adults and children can safely take over the counter seasonal allergy medication.

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Newswise: Breathing Easier with Asthma — Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Experts Available for Interviews During Asthma Awareness Month
Released: 7-May-2024 10:00 AM EDT
Breathing Easier with Asthma — Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Experts Available for Interviews During Asthma Awareness Month
Johns Hopkins Medicine

For many children with asthma, May is a peak season — their condition is at its worst, often due to seasonal allergies, pollen or poor air quality that come with this time of year.

Newswise: Are All Types of Asthma the Same? Not by a Long Shot
Released: 17-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT
Are All Types of Asthma the Same? Not by a Long Shot
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – the ideal time to get the word out on the different types of asthma, as well as the different triggers and treatments.

Newswise: Make Summer Camp Plans Now for Kids with Allergies and Asthma
Released: 11-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Make Summer Camp Plans Now for Kids with Allergies and Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Sending your child with allergies and asthma off to summer camp means putting extra protections in place to keep them symptom-free.

Released: 9-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Loyola Medicine Allergy Count Returns on Monday, April 1
Loyola Medicine

For more than 20 years, Loyola Medicine's Gottlieb Memorial Hospital has provided the Chicago area with updated allergy counts every weekday during allergy season. This year's official count will resume on Monday, April 1.

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Released: 8-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Expert Shares Advice for Dealing with Seasonal Allergies This Spring
Virginia Tech

Many who suffer from seasonal allergies might be experiencing more severe symptoms this year due to the early start of spring. Rebecca Schapira, D.O., an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and an allergist with Carilion Clinic, provides insight on how to detect early allergy symptoms and prepare for their impact on your overall health.

2-Apr-2024 3:25 PM EDT
McMaster researchers create first-ever guidelines to help kids build tolerance to food allergens
McMaster University

Researchers with McMaster University have crafted the first-ever guidelines to help prepare families who plan to build their child’s tolerance to common food allergens.

Newswise: UTSW Research: Food allergies, weight-loss surgery, and more
Released: 2-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
UTSW Research: Food allergies, weight-loss surgery, and more
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Roundup of recent research involving UT Southwestern faculty members: Antibody treatment lowers risk for food allergies; Weight-loss surgery support offered for teens; Racial disparities found among pregnant patients with multiple sclerosis; Gestational age increased at start of COVID-19 pandemic

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Released: 1-Apr-2024 6:05 PM EDT
The Medical Minute: April fools vs. April facts
Penn State Health

‘Tis the season of April trickery. Five Penn State health experts help you separate what’s real and what’s myth.

Newswise: Researchers identify new way to inhibit immune cells that drive allergic asthma
19-Mar-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Researchers identify new way to inhibit immune cells that drive allergic asthma
The Rockefeller University Press

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, have discovered that a protein called Piezo1 prevents a type of immune cell in the lung from becoming hyperactivated by allergens.

Newswise: Managing Kids’ Seasonal Allergies Is Nothing to Sneeze at — Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Experts Available for Interviews
Released: 18-Mar-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Managing Kids’ Seasonal Allergies Is Nothing to Sneeze at — Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Experts Available for Interviews
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Spring will soon be in bloom, bringing runny and stuffy noses, sneezes and itchy, watery eyes.

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11-Mar-2024 11:45 PM EDT
The many flavors of edible ants
American Chemical Society (ACS)

Ants are commonly eaten in some parts of the world, roasted and eaten whole or ground and used to add flavor and texture to dishes. Each species has its own unique flavor, and researchers now report the aroma profiles of four species of edible ants. They will present their results at ACS Spring 2024.

Newswise: A safer treatment path for high-risk children to overcome food allergies
Released: 28-Feb-2024 8:05 PM EST
A safer treatment path for high-risk children to overcome food allergies
University of British Columbia

New research from the University of British Columbia reveals a safe path to overcoming food allergies for older children and others who can’t risk consuming allergens orally to build up their resistance.

Released: 28-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
How New Drug Approvals are Reshaping Treatment for Eosinophilic Esophagitis
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

The FDA has approved two medications for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)—the first oral medication tailored for adults and the exclusive therapeutic option for children. Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, internationally known for his work with EoE, and colleagues continue to focus on optimizing usage for effective, personalized outcomes.

23-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
New Clinical Practice Guideline Provides Evidence-based Recommendations for Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) published the Clinical Practice Guideline: Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy today in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.

Newswise: Drug in OUtMATCH Clinical Trial FDA-Approved for the Reduction of Allergic Reactions from Accidental Food Exposures
Released: 26-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Drug in OUtMATCH Clinical Trial FDA-Approved for the Reduction of Allergic Reactions from Accidental Food Exposures
University of North Carolina Health Care System

Stage one results from the OUtMATCH clinical trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, show that a monoclonal antibody, omalizumab, increased the amount of peanut, tree nuts, egg, milk and wheat that multi-food allergic children as young as age one could consume without an allergic reaction. Edwin Kim, MD, Corinne Keet, MD, PhD, and Mike Kulis, PhD, are contributing authors.

Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Unseasonable warm temperatures are triggering allergies
Loyola Medicine

Allergy sufferers may notice an increase in symptoms due to warmer weather this year, said Rachna Shah, MD, who leads the Loyola Medicine Allergy Count.

Released: 26-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST
First Drug to Help Reduce Allergic Reactions to Multiple Food Allergies, Tested at Children’s and Emory, Now FDA Approved
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University participated in a nationwide clinical trial showing that a 16-week course of omalizumab, an injectable drug, increased the amount of peanut, tree nuts, egg, milk and wheat that some multi-food allergic children as young as one year could consume without an allergic reaction after exposure.

Newswise: Study Led by Johns Hopkins Medicine Finds Injectable Drug Used to Treat Asthma and Other Allergic Conditions May Limit Reactions in People with Multiple Food Allergies
21-Feb-2024 12:00 PM EST
Study Led by Johns Hopkins Medicine Finds Injectable Drug Used to Treat Asthma and Other Allergic Conditions May Limit Reactions in People with Multiple Food Allergies
Johns Hopkins Medicine

A study led by Johns Hopkins Children’s Center shows omalizumab — an injectable, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medication for treating asthma and other allergic conditions — substantially reduced potentially life-threatening reactions in patients with an allergy to peanut and other common food allergies.

Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
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Stay informed! These are the latest research articles on "Long COVID" from the Coronavirus News Source on Newswise.

Newswise: RUDN doctors named the most allergen-inducing drugs
Released: 21-Feb-2024 9:20 AM EST
RUDN doctors named the most allergen-inducing drugs
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University doctors collected statistics on cases of extreme drug allergies - anaphylaxis. The authors presented the results in different age groups and named the most dangerous drugs for an allergic reaction.

Newswise: Spring Allergies Attack More Than Just Your Nose
Released: 15-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST
Spring Allergies Attack More Than Just Your Nose
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Spring allergens such as pollen, mold spores and other airborne particles not only trigger nasal allergies, but also can have a profound effect on a variety of allergic conditions including asthma and eczema

Newswise: Researchers learn how nectar-laden honey bees avoid overheating
Released: 13-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
Researchers learn how nectar-laden honey bees avoid overheating
University of Wyoming

Honey bees carrying nectar have the remarkable ability to adjust their flight behavior to avoid overheating when air temperatures increase, according to research led by a University of Wyoming scientist.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
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Below are some of the latest research and features on this growing population of older adults in the Seniors channel on Newswise.

Newswise: McMaster and ALK researchers discover new cell that remembers allergies
5-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST
McMaster and ALK researchers discover new cell that remembers allergies
McMaster University

Researchers with McMaster University and Denmark-based pharmaceutical company ALK-Abello A/S have made a groundbreaking discovery: a new cell that remembers allergies.

Released: 30-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Allergy and Asthma Do’s and Don’ts for a Great 2024 Valentine’s Day
Released: 30-Jan-2024 8:00 AM EST
Allergy and Asthma Do’s and Don’ts for a Great 2024 Valentine’s Day
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. If the person you love has allergies or asthma, you’ll want to make sure to keep them safe from symptom flares in order to up the “passion quotient.”

Released: 25-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Rutgers Health Receives $3 Million U.S. Grant to Study Impact of Environmental Factors on Pregnancy and Children’s Health
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A multidisciplinary group of Rutgers Health researchers have received a $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the impact of environmental influences on pregnancy and children’s health.

Released: 19-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Don't wait for an emergency to get the latest emergency medicine news
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18-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
McMaster researchers create instruction manual to detect rare cells that could unlock secrets to allergies
McMaster University

Researchers with McMaster University have created the instruction manual that will help scientists across the globe find hard to detect B cells.

Released: 18-Jan-2024 9:35 AM EST
'Exhalation' System Improves Symptoms for Most Common Form of Chronic Sinus Infections
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

An exhalation delivery system that uses a patient’s own breath to carry the anti-inflammatory compound fluticasone (EDS-FLU) directly to the sinuses reduced chronic sinus infection (sinusitis) symptoms and decreased aggravations and infections associated with chronic inflammation of the sinus by more than 50 percent, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania reported.

Released: 11-Jan-2024 8:00 AM EST
Join Us in Sunny San Diego for the ATS 2024 International Conference May 17-22
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Register now to learn about the latest in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. Join us for scientific sessions and expert interviews.

Newswise: Removing the Penicillin Allergic Label: Researchers Introduce PADME
Released: 4-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Removing the Penicillin Allergic Label: Researchers Introduce PADME
University of North Carolina Health Care System

Doctors at the UNC School of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s collaborate to develop an innovative, patient-initiated online platform designed to remove the penicillin allergy label from misdiagnosed pediatric patients.

Newswise: Groundbreaking Study Reveals Indoor Metabolites as Key Indicators in Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis
Released: 21-Dec-2023 8:50 AM EST
Groundbreaking Study Reveals Indoor Metabolites as Key Indicators in Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Millions of children worldwide suffer from asthma and allergic rhinitis (AR), two chronic respiratory conditions that significantly impact their quality of life.

Newswise: New Year, New Resolutions to Keep Allergy and Asthma Symptoms Controlled
Released: 14-Dec-2023 8:00 AM EST
New Year, New Resolutions to Keep Allergy and Asthma Symptoms Controlled
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Five New Year’s resolutions from ACAAI that people who suffer from allergies or asthma may want to consider.

Released: 13-Dec-2023 12:05 PM EST
Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Examines Effects of Climate Change on Allergic Conditions
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

The current issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology focuses its attention on a key problem affecting those with allergic conditions and the world today: climate change.

Released: 7-Dec-2023 2:15 PM EST
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Released: 21-Nov-2023 3:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Why natural allergen-specific antibodies cannot always protect against allergies
Released: 21-Nov-2023 8:05 AM EST
Why natural allergen-specific antibodies cannot always protect against allergies
Scientific Project Lomonosov

Immunologists found the difference between antibodies that react to birch pollen allergens in healthy people and patients with allergies. The authors also found out why not all classes of antibodies can protect against allergies. The results were published in Allergy.

Released: 15-Nov-2023 11:20 AM EST
From Farm to Newsroom: The Latest Research and Features on Agriculture
Newswise

The world’s total population is expected to reach 9.9 billion by 2050. This rapid increase in population is boosting the demand for agriculture to cater for the increased demand. Below are some of the latest research and features on agriculture and farming in the Agriculture channel on Newswise.

Newswise: Gailen Marshall Installed as ACAAI President
3-Nov-2023 8:00 AM EDT
Gailen Marshall Installed as ACAAI President
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Allergist Gailen Marshall, MD, PhD, of Jackson, MS, was installed as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting on November 12 in Anaheim, Calif.



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