Allergies including asthma and hay fever not linked to mental health traits
Allergic diseases such as asthma, atopic dermatitis and hay fever do not cause the onset of mental health conditions or vice versa, according to the findings of a new University of Bristol-led study published today (6 October) in the journal Clinical and Experimental Allergy. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 6, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science; Press Release Source Type: news

Antihistamine poisoning: Seven warning signs you've taken too much hay fever medication
HAY FEVER can cause itchy, red watery eyes, sneezing fits, and a sore throat. If you find that taking an antihistamine isn't solving the problem, you might be tempted to try alternative methods. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thunder fever warning: Common symptoms to look out for - thunderstorms to hit UK this week
THUNDER FEVER is a term for hay fever whereby symptoms are made worse by thunderstorms - and a storm is on its way to cause problems for the UK's 30 million hay fever sufferers this weekend. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is hay fever on the rise? – podcast
After 18 months of life being at a near standstill, Science Weekly ’s Shivani Dave found a lot of their conversations with friends turned to the severity of hay fever this year. Many claimed their allergies had never been worse. Shivani Dave asks horticulturist, Thomas Ogren, whether hay fever symptoms have become more severe in recent timesContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 1, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Presented and produced by Shivani Dave Tags: Hay fever Allergies Science Source Type: news

Hear RPS England Chair Thorrun Govind speak to the BBC about hay fever and cetirizine shortages
RPSEnglish Pharmacy Board Chair Thorrun Govind featured on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC radio stations across the country yesterday, June 24, after pharmacists reportedshortages of cetirizine. The antihi (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 25, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Delta variant symptoms: How to tell the difference between COVID-19 and hay fever
THE Delta variant has ripped through the UK in recent weeks, and is now the dominant strain throughout the country. How can you tell the difference between COVID-19 and hay fever? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fluo Labs Announces Equity Crowdfunding Campaign with StartEngine
Award Winning Fluo Labs Technology Designed to Treat Hay Fever Symptoms via Light Therapy looking to raise $3.8 million(PRWeb June 25, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/fluo_labs_announces_equity_crowdfunding_campaign_with_startengine/prweb18026756.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why does my hay fever seem so bad this year?
Some people are saying their symptoms are worse than ever - but can that be the case? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delta Covid symptoms: Three signs of hay fever now the most common signs of variant
DELTA Covid cases continue to rise; now there is an increase of 15,022 people testing positive for the disease. The number of people admitted to hospital has also taken a sharp up turn. Do you know the symptoms to look out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Results from Phase 3 MAIA Study Showing Significant Overall Survival Benefits for Treatment with DARZALEX ® (daratumumab) in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Who are Transplant Ineligible
Raritan, N.J., June 12, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced overall survival (OS) results from the Phase 3 MAIA (NCT02252172) study showing the addition of DARZALEX® (daratumumab) to lenalidomide and dexamethasone (D-Rd) resulted in a statistically significant survival benefit over lenalidomide and dexamethasone (Rd) alone in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (NDMM) who were ineligible for autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) and were treated to progression.[1] These data were featured in the European Hematology Association (EHA) 2021 Virtual Press Briefin...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Can you develop hay fever? The reason why you've got hayfever this year for the first time
HAY FEVER affects more than 10 million people in England... but can you develop it suddenly? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can cats and dogs get hayfever? 6 signs of seasonal allergies in pets
HAY FEVER season is in full swing and one in four Brits suffer with it... but can cats and dogs get hayfever too? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Highlights Commitment to Advancing Transformative Innovations in Oncology with Scientific Updates from Deep, Diverse Pipeline and Portfolio at ASCO and EHA Virtual Scientific Programs
June 1, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that more than 30 company-sponsored studies, including six oral presentations, will be featured during the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, June 4-8. Janssen presentations will include new data and updates for both approved and investigational therapeutics that are being studied for the treatment of various solid tumors and blood cancers. Immediately following ASCO, additional data will be featured during the European Hematology Association (EHA) Virtual Congress, June 9-17. A ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Best diet to keep your coughing and sneezing at bay
WHILE most of the population look forward to summer, for those who suffer with hay fever it is a very different story. A nutritional therapist recommends the best diet to help keep hay fever symptoms at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for hay fever: Live bacteria proven to alleviate symptoms in sufferers
HAY FEVER symptoms can be a constant source of irritation and discomfort for sufferers over the spring and summer months. But one way to alleviate coughing, red eyes and a blocked or runny nose could be to take a live bacteria supplement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Updated Data Demonstrate Significant Improvement in Hematologic Complete Response with DARZALEX FASPRO ® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Light Chain (AL) Amyloidosis
RARITAN, N.J., May 26, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced updated results from the Phase 3 ANDROMEDA study, which evaluated DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) for the treatment of patients with newly diagnosed light chain (AL) amyloidosis, a rare blood cell disorder associated with the deterioration of vital organs, most notably the heart, kidneys and liver.[1] Longer-term results from a median follow-up of 20.3 months showed rates of hematologic complete response (hemCR) remained significantly higher in patients treated with DARZALEX FASPRO®...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

The 2021 hay fever survival guide: The surprising ways to beat the pollen season
Millions suffer from hay fever, and many will be aware the time of itchy eyes is upon us. The pollen season so far has been a bad one thanks to dry weather. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are allergies worse than EVER? Spring is starting earlier and getting more intense each year
Experts say that allergies in the U.S. are getting worse every year, especially due to pollen, with 8% of American adults suffering from hay fever as a result of pollen allergies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Featured Review: The impact of medications with anticholinergic effects on future problems with memory and thinking
In thisrecently published Cochrane review, the author team explored whether taking a certain type of medication could make older people more likely to develop dementia.  Discussing the review, Terry Quinn, senior author, said: " Almost every week we see a newspaper headline describing something new that allegedly causes or protects against dementia. These features attract attention as we all want to protect our brain health, but there is often little science behind the headlines.There has been a lot of recent interest around whether certain prescribed medications can cause dementia. A class of medication frequent...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 5, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Glenmark Pharma launches nasal spray Ryaltris in India
Glenmark being one of the leaders in respiratory segment, has been the first to launch the branded generic version at an affordable cost for the treatment of allergic rhinitis in India. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Best supplements for hay fever: Vitamin C is a natural antihistamine - two other remedies
HAY FEVER can be a distressing allergy to have - sore, itchy red eyes, a bunged-up nose and a cough can make going outside unpleasant. Considering that's the only option right now when it comes to meeting up with friends, what can you do? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever treatment: Liz Earle says ‘stop tea and coffee’ - three alternative remedies
HAY FEVER season is in full swing and while antihistamine tablets and sprays are effective treatments for many, health and wellness guru Liz Earle has recommended some more natural remedies - stop drinking tea and coffee and opt for foods like red-skinned apples. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of Britons suffer with hay fever symptoms
HALF of Britons may be suffering from hay fever, including sneezing, itchy eyes and runny noses - almost double the previous estimates. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glenmark Pharma to launch its nasal spray Ryaltris in EU
The drug relieves symptoms of allergic rhinitis, including stuffy nose, runny nose, nasal itching, sneezing, as well as itchy, red and watery eyes. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Expert shares best technique to master a weak bladder for both sexes
HAY FEVER season might have you sneezing more than usual, which may lead to embarrassing leaks down below. Pilates instructor Jane Wake spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk about how to stop it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen count moderate to high countrywide today - best treatment for hay fever
TREE pollen season has peaked, with moderate to high levels countrywide today. For hay fever sufferers, what's the best treatment to prevent and relieve a stuffy nose, an itchy throat and red eyes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves ALK's Ragwitek (Short Ragweed Pollen Allergen Extract) Tablet for Sublingual Use as Immunotherapy for Children and Adolescents With Short Ragweed Pollen-Induced Allergic Rhinitis With or Without Conjunctivitis
ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ALK (ALKB: DC / OMX: ALK B / AKABY / AKBLF), a global, research-driven pharmaceutical company that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 19, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Bless You: Hay fever and asthma affect more people - and earlier
(Aarhus University) Over fifty years, the proportion of young Danes who sneeze, rub itchy eyes or suffer a blocked nose because of pollen has grown from 7-8 per cent in the 1970s to 24 per cent today. And for asthma, the proportion has risen from 4 to 12 per cent during the same period. This is shown by a study of 53,000 Danish blood donors published by researchers from Aarhus University in collaboration with the Blood Bank. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hayfever prevention: 8 ways to allergy-proof your home
CLEANING is an essential part of managing hay fever symptoms. Here's how to allergy-proof your home. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are you using antihistamines properly?
(McMaster University) People need to rethink what they stock in their home cabinets as allergy medicines, what hospitals keep on formulary, and what policymakers recommend. There are new modern second generation antihistamines that are potent, specific, fast acting and of proven safety which everyone should be using to treat allergic rhinitis and hives. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hay fever: Expert eye care specialist on how to calm red, itchy and watery eyes
HAY FEVER sufferers are all too aware how spring can be the beginning to sore, inflamed, itchy and watery eyes. Nearly 18 million people in the UK each year have an allergic reaction to pollen, but what can be done about it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever sufferers warned of ‘pollen bomb’ this Easter weekend - how to manage symptoms
HAY FEVER sufferers have been warned to expect high pollen levels over Easter Weekend with friends and family set to meet outdoors under the newly re-introduced rule of six. Allergy UK has advised the best treatments for managing symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid symptoms: Is it hay fever or coronavirus? A doctor tells all
COVID symptoms can include coughing, loss of smell, and a headache - all signs that may occur when hay fever flares up. How do you know when it's time to self isolate and book a Covid test? A doctor tells all. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fears climate crisis could increase allergy season severity by up to 60%
New tools could help predict extent and severity of hay fever and allergy-related asthma months aheadThe climate emergency could increase future allergy season severity by up to 60%, a new pollen forecasting system suggests, while a separate system could predict the severity of grass pollen seasons months in advance.Such tools could help health professionals prepare for an increase in hay fever cases, or hospital admissions for allergy-related asthma. Seasonal pollen forecasts could also enable some hay fever sufferers to avoid particularly severe seasons by, for example, travelling abroad.Continue reading... (Source: Guar...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Science correspondent Tags: Allergies Climate change Science Research Environment Society Health Source Type: news

Professor shares amazing tip to deal with hay fever spike that hits between 5-7pm everyday
HAY FEVER season is starting to kick in, with many people complaining of sneezing and other irritating symptoms. If your symptoms tend to worsen in the evening, Allergy expert Professor Adam Fox has a handy tip. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prenatal, Postnatal Exposure to PM2.5 Linked to Pediatric Allergic Rhinitis
FRIDAY, March 19, 2021 -- Prenatal and postnatal exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is associated with the development of allergic rhinitis in children, according to a study published online March 11 in Thorax. Yu-Ting Lin, M.D., Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Combining public health and environmental science to develop pollen forecasting
(Bangor University) New research, combining healthcare data with ground-breaking ecological techniques, could set a roadmap for refining future pollen forecasts.Current pollen forecasts, crucial for people with allergic asthma or hay fever to manage their symptoms, rely on measuring the total load of grass pollen in the atmosphere. However, these do not distinguish between pollen from different types of grass.Now, a potential link between pollen from certain grass species and respiratory health issues has been revealed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 11, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Covid new strain symptoms: How to tell if it's Covid or hay fever according to an expert
NEW strains of the Covid virus have been found in the UK - the Kent, South African and Brazil variants are circulating. But with hay fever now in the mix, and with similar symptoms, how can you tell if it's hay fever or Covid you have? Dr Belina Griffiths reveals how you can tell which one you're suffering from. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus update: Hay fever nasal spray can offer protection - This Morning's Dr Chris
CORONAVIRUS enters the body through the airways so nasal sprays can provide a barrier to entry. Speaking to Holly and Phil on ITV's This Morning, Dr Chris explains how a hay fever nasal spray can double up as protection against COVID-19. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nasal spray made from CHILLIES could be the answer to a persistent blocked nose, research suggests 
The spray is designed for people whose nasal stuffiness is not caused by allergies such as hay fever, but rather by non-allergic rhinitis, a condition that affects up to six million people in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glenmark arm gets Russian health ministry nod for nasal spray Ryaltris
In Russia, allergic rhinitis affects 10-20 per cent of the population on average, with certain regions having a higher prevalence rate of 18-38 per cent. Allergic rhinitis can impact a person's quality of life and lead to functional impairments, as well as increase the risk of having asthma, the company said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hay fever warning: 'Pollen bomb on the way' - Dr Sara offers best tips to prevent symptoms
HAY FEVER sufferers have been warned warming temperatures over the coming days could spark a ‘pollen bomb'. With tree pollen set to hit sufferers first, what can you do to prevent symptoms? Dr Sara Kayat offered her advice on This Morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollen season grows 20 days in 30 years as climate crisis hits hay fever sufferers
Pollen released by plants is also more intense than in 1990 in bad news for those with allergies, research in US and Canada findsThe climate crisis is multiplying the miseries faced by people with allergies, with new research finding that the pollen season in North America is now an average 20 days longer than it was three decades ago.Related:How urban planners' preference for male trees has made your hay fever worseContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Milman Tags: Environment Allergies Climate change Plants Science Source Type: news

DARZALEX FASPRO ® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) Becomes the First FDA-Approved Treatment for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Light Chain (AL) Amyloidosis
January 15, 2021 (HORSHAM, Pa.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj), a subcutaneous formulation of daratumumab, in combination with bortezomib, cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone (D-VCd) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed light chain (AL) amyloidosis.[1] DARZALEX FASPRO® is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for patients with this blood cell disorder that is associated with the production of an abnormal protein, which leads to th...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Does moisturising baby skin prevent eczema or food allergies?
Skin care treatments in babies, such as using moisturisers on the skin during the first year of life, probably do not stop them from developing eczema, and probably increase the chance of skin infection.The authors are uncertain how skin care treatments might affect the chances of developing a food allergy. We need evidence from well-conducted studies to determine effects of skin care on food allergies in babies.What are allergies?An immune response is how the body recognises and defends itself against substances that appear harmful. An allergy is a reaction of the body's immune system to a particular food or substance (an...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis
A new review provides insight into the molecular mechanisms and environmental factors involved in the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection among asthma and allergy patients.Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Journal Article Source Type: news

JB Chemicals gets USFDA nod for generic product
The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has approved company's abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for Loratadine tablets USP 10 mg for treatment of allergic rhinitis caused by pollen and upper respiratory tract allergy, JB Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals said in a regulatory filing. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pollen levels might trigger flares of urologic chronic pelvic pain
(Wolters Kluwer Health) As anyone living with hay fever can attest, days with high pollen counts can bring attacks of sneezing, nasal congestion and other allergy symptoms. Now, a new study suggests rising pollen levels may also trigger flare-ups of pain and other symptoms in patients with urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome (UCPPS), reports The Journal of Urology ® , Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news