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Advances in the Pharmacotherapy of Hereditary Angioedema 10/16/2015

New therapies prevent and reduce the duration and severity of swelling episodes.

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Women have been disproportionately excluded from clinical trials of new drugs and devices, yet gender differences are observed in response to many drugs.

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome, which is a complex disease, is the most common endocrine disorder affecting females of reproductive age.

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Allergy Immunotherapy 10/16/2014

With immunotherapy, small doses of allergen administered over a period of time are used to relieve or eliminate the patient's allergy symptoms.

Anaphylaxis, Epinephrine Auto-Injectors, and Importance of the BX Rating 4/18/2014

EAIs are the current recommended first-line treatment for patients at risk for anaphylaxis, and it is critical that patients be properly trained on their device.

Vitamin D3 as Add-on Therapy Improves Relief From Hives 3/19/2014

Hospital-Acquired Anaphylaxis 7/17/2013

Certain medications may increase a patient’s risk of an allergic reaction.

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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity 7/17/2013

MCS is a reaction to a host of synthetic chemicals in the modern environment.

Antibacterial Products Linked to Allergy Risk in Children 7/18/2012

Intravenous Radiocontrast Media: A Review of Allergic Reactions 5/22/2012

Depending on the type of contrast material used to enhance imaging, reactions can range from minor to life-threatening.

Selected Ambulatory Disorders in Children and Adolescents 3/20/2012

In 2010, 12.6% of children (9.4 million) suffered from skin allergies, 11.6% (8.6 million) from respiratory allergies, 9.5% (7.1 million) from hay fever, and 4.6% (3.4 million) from food allergies.

Egg Allergy Does Not Rule Out Flu Vaccine 11/17/2010

Food Sensitivities: Allergy Versus Intolerance 10/20/2010

In an allergic response, the immune system misidentifies a substance as harmful, triggering an adverse reaction.

Prevalence of Respiratory Diseases 7/20/2010

Advancements in the Management of Allergic Rhinitis 7/18/2008

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common, often chronic, health condition associated with significant morbidity.

Pediatric and Adolescent Vaccines Update 3/20/2008

Vaccines are medical miracles, saving more lives and preventing more deaths than any other medical advance in the last century.

Pneumococcal Vaccine 7/13/2007

In the United States, the most common infectious cause of death is pneumonia.

Prevalence of Allergic Conditions Among Children 4/17/2007

Allergic diseases are important causes of morbidity in the United States.

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Hives 4/14/2007

Hives are the common term for a skin condition known as urticaria. These red, swollen, and itchy welts appear suddenly on the skin’s surface in reaction to the systemic or topical stimulation of the immune system.

Flu and Pneumonia Immunization Among Older Adults 1/23/2007

Data from the 2000 to 2003 National Health Interview Surveys show that 23.2% of the adults 55 and older were in fair or poor health.