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10 min 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)

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1 hr 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.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

BioSpace

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)

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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GlobeNewswire

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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Good Health: New allergy treatment being offered

SEASONAL ALLERGIES. Karen: DR. McGEORGE IS HERE TO SHOW US HOW IT WORKS AND WHO IT COULD HELP THE MOST.

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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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pollen, Health, Conjunctivitis

WMBF

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.

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

KTVN Reno

Immunotherapy Providing Relief For Allergy Sufferers

Nearly 35 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies and there are 12 million doctor visits a year, due to severe allergy symptoms.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pollen, Environment, Science

Newswise

Spring Could Be Harsh For People with Multiple Tree Allergies, SLU Allergy Expert Says

The polar vortex may be on its way out, but it's certainly leaving its footprints behind.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Saint Louis University, Immunology, Biology, Science, Weather

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Online Exclusive: It's Allergy Time in Tennessee

Actually, due to numerous factors, it seems that any time is allergy time in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Zyrtec, Cetirizine Hydrochloride (generic), Claritin, Loratadine (generic)

Jaunted

Carlsbad: Strip Off the Winter Coat for a Frolick in These California Flower Fields

Just the other day we shared a great place to tiptoe through the tulips, and now we've got another recommendation on where to check out all the glory that is the spring season.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, CA, Medicine, Health, Claritin, Loratadine (generic), Travel

SFGate

Expert advice on reducing the risk of food allergies

Dr. Massoud Mahmoudi is board certified in Internal Medecine and Allergy & Immunology.

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Related Topix: Allergy and Immunology, Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science, Health, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Pollen, Science / Technology

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Health Highlights: April 15, 2014

Many Americans are paying less for prescription drugs, but some are having to deal with sharp rises in the cost of specialty medicines for rare or serious diseases such as cancer, a new report says.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Queen Anne & Magnolia News

Healthy Today | With spring come seasonal allergies

Spring has arrived in Seattle! Birds are chirping, bugs are crawling, flowers are blooming, mold spores are floatingand for upwards of 40 percent of children and their families, noses are running and eyes are tearing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pollen, University of Washington, Sneezing

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