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Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Scientists develop "3D" method to test asthma, allergy medications that reduces need for animal testing

To determine whether new medicines are safe and effective for humans, researchers must first test them in animals, which is costly and time-consuming, as well as ethically challenging.

'3-D' test could reduce reliance on animals for testing asthma and allergy medications

To determine whether new medicines are safe and effective for humans, researchers must first test them in animals, which is costly and time-consuming, as well as ethically challenging. In a study published in ACS' journal Molecular Pharmaceutics, sci...

ValueOptions Joins Fellow Industry Players in Support of ABHW's Stamp Out Stigma Campaign Launch

NORFOLK, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions®, Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced its partnership with the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW) in Stamp Out Stigma, an initiative aimed at changing the perceptions and reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness and substanc...

Aerocrine: NICE Recommends the Use of Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) Testing to Help Diagnose and Manage Asthma.

Regulatory News: Aerocrine AB (OMX Nordic Exchange: AERO)(STO:AERO-B) today announced that NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) has published guidelines (http://www.nice.org.uk/newsroom/news/SimpleTestToHelpDiagnoseAndManageAsthma.jsp) recommending the use of Aerocrine’s NIOX MINO® and NIOX VERO® to help guide the diagnosi...

ABHW Launches Stamp Out Stigma Campaign to Reach 1 Million People in 2014

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW) today announced the launch of the Stamp Out Stigma initiative, aimed at reaching more than 1,000,000 people in 2014 in order to change perceptions and reduce the stigma of mental illness and substance use disorders. The Stamp Out Stigma campaign will encourage people to take the Stamp Out...

Cenpatico Joins the Stamp Out Stigma Campaign to Reach 1 Million People in 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cenpatico announced today its participation in the national Stamp Out Stigma initiative, aimed at reaching more than 1,000,000 people in 2014. The goal of the campaign is to change perceptions and reduce the stigma of mental illness and addictions. The Stamp Out Stigma campaign engages the public through social media, including Facebook, Twitter, You...

Tuesday 1st April 2014

Study finds that stress can make allergies worse

Stress doesn't cause allergies, but easing your mind might mean less allergy flare-ups this spring. According to a study published in the April issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy...

E-Cigarettes Increasingly Banned in Public, and Causing Epidemics Among Both Young Children and Teens, Says Lawprof. John Banzhaf

Washington, DC, April 02, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Electronic cigarette use has already been banned in indoor public places and workplaces in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia as well as in many smaller jurisdictions, says public interest law professor John Banzhaf, who helped lead the fight for the initial bans in Suffolk County, NY, and in New Jersey. Meanwhile, there has been a r...

Antisense MS candidate well tolerated in monkeys

Antisense Therapeutics (ASX:ANP) has completed a toxicology study of multiple sclerosis drug candidate ATL1102 in monkeys, helping to pave the way for the first human trials since 2008.ATL1102, an antisense oligonucleotide in-licensed from Isis Pharmaceuticals, was found to be well tolerated at both the 1.5 mg/kg and 3 mg/kg levels when delivered subcutaneously over a six-month dosing period.After...

'3D' test could reduce reliance on animals for testing asthma and allergy medications

(American Chemical Society) To determine whether new medicines are safe and effective for humans, researchers must first test them in animals, which is costly and time-consuming, as well as ethically challenging. In a study published in ACS' journal...

Anaphylaxis Experts Will Discuss Risks and Resources in Live World Allergy Organization Events

World Allergy Week, 7 to 13 April, Emphasizes Anaphylaxis Preparedness and Prevention Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The World Allergy Organization (WAO) is launching World Allergy Week 2014 (7-13 April), together with 95 national Member Societies, to address the topic of “Anaphylaxis – When Allergies Can Be Severe and Fatal.” Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction tha...

Asthma and the flu: a tricky two-step

PM Pediatrics to Open Fourth Long Island Practice on Thursday, April 17 in Carle Place, NY

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PM Pediatrics, an award-winning provider of specialized urgent care from cradle through college, will open its doors in Carle Place, NY on Thursday, April 17. The new location marks PM Pediatrics' fourth Long Island practice, and its tenth overall in the New York Metropolitan area. The 4,834...

ATL1102 for MS - Toxicology Study Main Findings

TOORAK, Australia, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antisense Therapeutics Limited ("ANP" or the "Company") is pleased to advise that results from a chronic toxicity study in monkeys indicate that ATL1102, an antisense oligonucleotide currently under development for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), was well-tolerated when given subcutaneously for a 6-month dosing period at the 2 dose le...

Inhalation & Nasal Spray Generic Drugs 2013

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Inhalation & Nasal Spray Generic Drugs 2013 Around three quarters of the US$36.4 billion respiratory prescription drugs market comprises drugs that are delivered using inhalation or nasal spray technologies. The top five drugs used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary dis...

Louisville, Kentucky Named Allergy Capital Of The United States

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year in the United States millions of Americans suffer from seasonal allergies, with some cities being more problematic than others. An annual “Allergy Capitals” research project developed by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) identifies which cities are the “most challenging places to live with allergies.” Ea...

Medical News Today: Are allergies made worse by stress?

Researchers from Ohio State University in Columbus explore the link between allergies and stress in a new study, published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.Allergies happen when a person's immune system overreacts to a - generally harmle...

Monday 31st March 2014

HPC POS System Corp Names KCSA Strategic Communications as Investor Relations Counsel

RENO, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 04/01/14 -- HPC POS System, Corp. ("HPC" or the "Company") (OTC Pink: HPCS) (PINKSHEETS: HPCS), a health company specializing in advances in Supplements for Health, and Anti-Aging announced today that it has retained KCSA Strategic Communications, a leading New York-based communications firm, to help direct the Company's investor relations programs. KCSA will deploy...

Want spring allergy relief? Avoid stress

(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) Stress doesn't cause allergies, but easing your mind might mean less allergy flare-ups this spring. According to a study published in the April issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the...

Additional Contribution to the Liquidity Agreement with Natixis

Additional Contribution to the Liquidity Agreement with Natixis Bagneux, France, March 31, 2014 - DBV Technologies (Euronext: DBV - ISIN: FR0010417345), creator of Viaskin®, a new standard in the treatment of allergy, announced an additional contribution on March 31st, 2014 of 300,000 euros to the liquidity agreement held by Natixis in accordance with the Charter of Ethics established by...

‘Spring Allergy Capitals' report released for 2014; Louisville, Kentucky tops list

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The 12th annual "Spring Allergy Capitals" report was released today by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). For the third time in the report's history, Louisville, Kentucky was ranked number one (up from fi...

SkyePharma to raise up to L112.1 million

Drug delivery company SkyePharma plc (LSE:SKP) proposed to raise up to L112.1 million ($186.5 million) through the sale of 58.7 million shares at 191p in a placing and open offer. The price is a 5% discount to SkyePharma's close of 201.5p on Friday,...

Concordia Healthcare Announces Fiscal 2013 Results (May 2013 - December 2013)

-   Company's board approves an annualized US$0.30 dividend - TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Concordia Healthcare Corp. (Concordia or the Company) (TSX: CXR) (OTCQX: CHEHF), a diverse healthcare company focused on legacy pharmaceutical products, orphan drugs, and medical devices for the diabetic population, today announced its financial and operational results for the...

Snow And Pollen? It Must Be "Spwinter" Time

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- So much for "out like a lamb" this March. Polar vortexes, blizzard bombs, Arctic leaking, weather whiplash. All of these terms have been used recently to explain colder-than-usual temperatures and lingering winter conditions nationwide, even though the vernal equinox – the first day of spring – has already arrived. But even in the t...

Odor Eliminator and Disinfectant Solution for Your Spring Cleaning

Through a new campaign focusing on clean air, Grime Busters is urging families to keep their homes free of smelly and dangerous germs. Gaylord, MI (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Grime Busters continues its quest to educate the public and eradicate malicious, odor causing germs by focusing on the home, as well as spring cleaning and clean breathing protocols. The company is urging consumers to recognize t...


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