Research

Allergic Rhinitis Management Pocket Reference 2008

26th August 2008, 12:00 AM IN Research

Allergic rhinitis is a major chronic respiratory disease because of its prevalence, impacts on quality of life and work/school performance, economic burden, and links with asthma.

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Vulnerable Should be on Allergy Vaccine Therapy

6th August 2008, 12:00 AM IN Research

All doctors have to mourn the death of someonce who died from an allergic reaction to hymenoptera venom ("Wasp sting kills retired Que. doctor", the Medical Post, Aug. 26). These are preventable deaths.

 

 

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The aim of this article is to review the recently published studies addressing various treatment approaches for asthma in preschool children.

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Over 95% of epinephrine autoinjectors (EAIs) prescribed for children are for a food allergy.

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Instructions for category 1 Continuing Medical Education credit. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology is accredited as a provider of Continuing Medical Education (CME) by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

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Immunotherapy and Asthma

9th April 2008, 12:00 AM IN Research

There is a growing body of data suggesting some clinical role for immunotherapy (IT) in the management of asthma; however, more than 80 years after Noon's first study of IT, indications for this treatment in the asthmatic patient remain controversial.

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Immunotherapy and Asthma Bibliography

9th April 2008, 12:00 AM IN Research

Brown & Greenberger Immunotherapy and Asthma Bibliography.

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Would I Benefit From Allergy Shots?

27th March 2008, 12:00 AM IN Research

If you suffer from asthma caused by allergies, hay fever, allergic eye problems or allergic reactions to stinging insects, you may benefit from allergy shots, also called immunotherapy.

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Paediatric Anaphylaxis: a 5 Year Retrospective Review

21st February 2008, 12:00 AM IN Research

To describe the demographic characteristics, clinical features, causative agents, settings and administered therapy in children presenting with anaphylaxis.

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Rhinitis: A Pocket Guide to Assessment and Therapy

1st July 2007, 12:00 AM IN Research

To provide evidence-based recommendations on the assessment and management of rhinitis to Canadian generalists and specialists.

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What is an Allergist?

An allergist/immunologist is a physician specially trained to manage and treat allergies and asthma. Becoming an allergist/immunologist requires completion of at least nine years of training. After completing medical school and graduating with a medical degree, a physician will then undergo three years of training in internal medicine (to become an internist) or pediatrics (to become a pediatrician). 

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Pillow Encasings Covers for Allergies

Pillow Encasings Covers for Allergies

You might think dust mites take up only a little room in your bed. In fact, within 10 years, dead dust mites and their waste can double the weight of your mattress.

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