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24 min ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

As allergy season ramps up, new pill receives FDA approval

If you're a parent and your child suffers from allergies, it can be difficult to watch them struggle through this season.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Allergy and Immunology

24 min ago | MediaPost

Nasacort Allergy Launches 'Full Cort Press'

It takes major support to combat allergies. Sanofi's consumer healthcare division Chattem Inc. is introducing a new campaign to support its over-the-counter allergy medication brand, Nasacort Allergy 24HR Nasal Spray.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nasacort, Triamcinolone Nasal (generic)

1 hr ago | HON

Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms

Researchers followed 179 people with hay fever for 12 weeks, and found that 39 percent of them had more than one flare-up.


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

1 hr ago | Live Science

When Will You be Miserable This Allergy Season?

The start of spring signals many things, one of which is the start of allergy season for millions of people.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

The Worst Places In The US For Seasonal Allergies

Every spring, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ranks which cities are the worst.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

7 hrs ago | KPLR-11

Attack allergies before your next allergy attack

The St. Louis area was slammed by multiple snow storms this winter. Now, those suffering from tree allergies could get slammed this spring.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Weather

8 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Severity of allergy season dependent on rain

Dr. James Love from the Allergy Clinic of Tulsa tells KRMG if it stays dry and windy, it's going to be a bad pollen season.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tulsa, OK

11 hrs ago | Thame Today

Teens step up to the plate to pay for friend's life-saving allergy treatment

Nat Armstrong, left, with classmate Chloe Morris at a cake sale which raised more than i 1 2130 towards the cost of his life-saving treatment PNL-140416-113729001 Students at Lord Williams's Upper School are rallying around Nathanael Armstrong - known as Nat - who suffers from a life-threatening condition which means he is allergic to all sugars ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

13 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Louisville, Memphis top allergy cities

There's good reason for that in Louisville: The city is ranked first in the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America's 2014 list of the most challenging locations to live with spring allergies.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014


FDA OKs Merck & Co., Inc. Tablet To Reduce Ragweed Allergies

FDA Approves Merck's RAGWITEKa Sublingual Tablet as Immunotherapy to Treat Short Ragweed Pollen-Induced Allergic Rhinitis with or without Conjunctivitis in Adults RAGWITEK is the First and Only FDA Approved Sublingual Allergen Immunotherapy Tablet Indicated for the Treatment of Short Ragweed Pollen Allergies WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.-- --Merck , ... (more)


Related Topix: Merck & Co., Biotech, Merck , Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Conjunctivitis, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science


FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill

A novel treatment for the hay fever that plagues millions of Americans every fall was approved Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health

The Victoria Advocate

Health providers take different approaches to allergy treatment

Sneezing, stuffy or runny noses, teary eyes and itching in the nose, roof of the mouth, throat and eyes are signs of tree pollen in spring.


Related Topix: Health, Immunology, Biology, Science

WVEC-TV Norfolk

FDA approves pill to relieve ragweed allergy symptoms

Relief may be in sight for the millions of Americans who suffer from ragweed allergy, commonly known as hay fever.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health


ALK announces FDA approval for Merck's ragweed sublingual allergy immunotherapy tablet RAGWITEK

ALK today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved the Biologic License Application for RAGWITEKA .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Conjunctivitis

Business Journal

Albany, NY drug-development company continues evolution

Albany Molecular Research Inc. has been redefining itself as the drug-development company keeps looking for its next big money maker.


Related Topix: Albany, NY, Biotech, Albany Molecular Research, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Allegra, Fexofenadine (generic), Syracuse, NY

WMTV Madison

Pollen levels to rise quickly this season

Although grass pollen doesn't normally hit the air for a few months, there is a brand new treatment for it that was just approved by the FDA, according to UW Health Allergist, Mark Moss.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WTVF Nashville

Alternative Treatments For Your Allergies

Allergy season is in full swing here in Nashville and for some allergy sufferers those over-the-counter medications just don't seem to bring any long term relief.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Honey

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Good Health: New allergy treatment being offered



Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pop/Rock, The Who

P&T Community

Grass Pollen Allergy Drug Grastek Gets FDA Green Light

Grastek is an allergen extract indicated as immunotherapy for the treatment of grass pollen-induced allergic rhinitis with or without conjunctivitis confirmed by a positive skin test or by in vitro testing for pollen-specific immunoglobulin E antibodies for Timothy grass or cross-reactive grass pollens.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pollen, Health, Conjunctivitis


Foods can make seasonal allergy symptoms worse

People dealing with allergies from many different types of pollen may experience worsened symptoms because of the food they eat.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pollen, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables