AllerGen in the News: 2014

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2014


Canadians Hesitant to Use Epinephrine


Allergic Living, Winter 2015 (December 2014)


Featured researcher: M. Ben-Shoshan


 


How Doctors Learn: Inside Story on Continuing Medical Education (CME) About Air Pollution and Asthma


AsthmaAllergiesChildren.com, 19-Nov-14


Featured researchers: M. North, A. Ellis, C. Carlsten


 


3,500 Children Could Change Canada’s Approach to Fighting Chronic Diseases


NCE Excellence Newsletter, Nov-14


Featured researchers: J. Denburg, S. Turvey, M. Sears, A. Kozyrskyj, J. Scott


 


Milk allergies: Donor gifts help Children’s team with promising new research


LeChildren, Nov-14


Featured researcher: B. Mazer


 


AllerGen Network research into Canadian allergy prevalence


Allergen Bureau, 29-Oct-14


Featured researcher:


 


The Truth Behind the Trend


CBC Marketplace, 24-Oct-14


Featured researcher:T. Caulfield


 


Gluten-free market booming, but researchers aren’t sold


CBC News, 24-Oct-14


Featured researcher:T. Caulfield


 


Why are potentially deadly food allergies in kids on the rise?


Global News, 17-Oct-14


Featured researchers: P. Keith, S. Waserman


 


Project yields new directions for allergy research


Medical Xpress, 16-Oct-14


Featured researcher: F. Brinkman


 


Avoid air pollution to manage asthma


Jagran Post, 6-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Pollution Exposure Significantly Lowers Allergy Symptoms


Counsel & Heal, 6-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Pay attention to pollution to combat asthma symptoms


Free Malaysia Today, 3-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Avoid air pollution to manage asthma


Times of India, 2-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Manage asthma better by reducing exposure to pollution


The Health Site, 2-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Avoid air pollution to manage asthma


Free Press Journal, 2-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Asthma symptoms kicking up? Check your exposure to air pollution


Science Daily, 2-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Pay attention to pollution to combat asthma symptoms: case study


Reuters, Business Insider, 2-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Controversial genetic self-testing kits coming to Canada


Business News Network, 2-Oct-14


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


Less pollution exposure improves asthma symptoms: study


Financial Express, 1-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Less Pollution Exposure Improves Asthma Symptoms


Headlines & Global News, 1-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Living with Allergies


CTV News, 1-Oct-14


Featured researcher: N. Fenton


 


Improve asthma symptoms by avoiding air pollution


Health News Track, 1-Oct-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Avoiding Air Pollution Key To Reducing Asthma Symptoms; Changing Lifestyle Yields Dramatic Improvement


Medical Daily, 30-Sept-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Individuals can improve asthma symptoms by avoiding air pollution


News Medical, 30-Sept-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Allergist Talks About Anaphylaxis (Severe Allergic Reactions)


Medical Xpress, 16-Sept-14


Featured researcher: A. Becker


 


Allergists to study epinephrine auto-injector program


Medical Xpress, 10-Sept-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Mall guards carry anti-allergy injectors after death of girl, 12


Hamilton Spectator, 9-Sept-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Hamilton Researchers Improve Severe Asthma Care through New, Antibody-Based Treatment


McMaster News, 9-Sept-14


Featured researcher: P. Nair


 


Researchers successfully evaluate new antibody-based drug for patients with severe asthma


NewsMedical, 8-Sept-14


Featured researcher: P. Nair


 


Mepolizumab: Antibody-Based Treatment Improves Asthma


Science 2.0, 8-Sept-14


Featured researcher: P. Nair


 


Biologic Eases Subset of Severe Asthma


MedPageToday, 8-Sept-14


Featured researcher: P. Nair


 


Novel Monoclonal Antibody cuts Exacerbations in Severe Eosinophilic Asthma Patients


News Tonight Africa, 8-Sept-14


Featured researcher: P. Nair


 


Questions raised about affordability of asthma antibodies


PMLive, 8-Sept-14


Featured researcher: P. Nair


 


Cost a focus as GSK takes lead in new wave of biotech lung drugs


Reuters, 8-Sept-14


Featured researcher: P. Nair


 


A respiratory expert undermines GSK’s case for new asthma drug mepolizumab


FierceBiotech, 8-Sept-14


Featured researcher: P. Nair


 


Researchers improve severe asthma care through new, antibody-based treatment


EurekAlert, 8-Sept-14


Featured researcher: P. Nair


 


City of Hamilton launches stock epinephrine auto-injector pilot project at Jackson Square


Digital Journal, 8-Sept-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Greener neighbourhoods produce bigger babies


Vancouver Sun, 7-Sept-14


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Birth weight impacted by greenspace: UBC study


News1130, 7-Sept-14


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Are Gwyneth Paltrow and other celebrities wrong about everything? Spoiler alert …


Globe and Mail, 6-Sept-14


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


Greener neighborhoods, healthier babies


KTVZ.com, 4-Sept-14


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Vulnerable Canadians report fewer food allergies


AAAAI, 28-Aug-14


Featured researcher: L. Soller


 


Study Identifies Factors that Contribute to Cases of Fatal Anaphylaxis


HCP Live, 28-Aug-14


Featured researcher: S. Xu


 


Bacteria study offers hope in fight against food allergies


Toronto Star, 20-Aug-14


Featured researcher: P. Keith


 


Antibiotics at early age can reduce immunity


Delhi Daily News (India), 20-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics Treatment at an Early Age May Harm Immunity


NDTV Cooks, 20-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotic intake at early age weakens immunity


Free Press Journal, 20-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics at early age alter long-term immunity


Hindu Business Line, 19-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics could alter long-term immunity


Spire Healthcare, 19-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics In Early Life May Alter Immunity Long-Term


RedOrbit, 19-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics might make us more susceptible to disease later in life


Yahoo Canada Shine, 19-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotic use in kids linked to asthma, allergies later on: Study


Sun News, 19-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


New research finds that early use of antibiotics can alter immunity later on


News-medical net, 19-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics at an early age bad for long-term immunity: study


FirstPost, 19-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics at early age alter long-term immunity


Financial Express, 19-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics in early life may alter immunity long-term


Healthcanal, 19-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Are antibiotics ruining your immunity?


The Health Site, 19-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Child antbiotics may alter immunity


Global News, 18-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Asthma, allergies linked to antibiotics: study


Infection Control Today, 18-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Early Use of Antibiotics Alters Immunity Later On


ActivistPost, 18-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Immunity In Long-term May Altered With Antibiotics In Early Life


E-Healthy Blog, 18-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics in early life may alter immunity long-term


ScienceDaily, 18-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics in Early Life May Alter Immunity in the Long Run


24Hours (Vancouver), 18-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics in Early Life May Alter Long-term Immunity


Bioscience Technology, 18-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Taking antibiotics early in life may alter immunity later: study


CTV, 18-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Some antibiotics can have long-term impact on immunity: UBC researcher


MetroNews, 18-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Antibiotics may do more damage to kids in the long-run: study


News1130, 18-Aug-14


Featured researcher: K. McNagny


 


Understanding how early life experiences get under the skin


CIHR POP News – Summer 2014, Aug-14


Featured researcher: M. Kobor (video interview)


 


Infant Antibiotic Exposure and Obesity Risk


Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes, Jul-14


Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj


 


Death of a Quebec mayor from insect stings underscores need to be prepared


Canadian Press (Prince George Citizen; Vancouver Sun; Infonews; CTV News; Canada.com; Penticton Herald), 22-Jul-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Bee and wasp precautions after Quebec Mayor death


CHCH, 22-Jul-14


Featured researcher: P. Keith


 


Mayor of Quebec town dies after being stung by wasps


Digital Journal, 22-Jul-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People


Alberta VENTURE, 1-Jul-14


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


Are allergy-free peanuts coming to a grocery store near you?


CTV News, 23-Jun-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Cleaner air contributes to fewer asthma, emphysema deaths


CBC News, 23-Jun-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Who owns your tissue? You’d be surprised


Globe and Mail, 20-Jun-14


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


The Canadian Asthma Epidemic: Are Your Children Safe?


Toronto Star, 12-Jun-14


Featured researchers: M. Sears, PJ, Subbarao, S. Turvey


 


Human tissue removed for medical tests is ‘personal property’ of institution, not person it came from: ruling


National Post, 5-Jun-14


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


Dads important to baby’s development


Troy Media, 5-Jun-14


Featured researcher: N. Letourneau


 


UBC researcher needs human volunteers to breathe in diesel fumes


The Province, 27-May-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


Coping with Allergies


Global TV (Edmonton), 22-May-14


Featured researcher: M. Stewart


 


Initial Trials Show Promising Drug Treatment for Allergic Asthma


Headlines and Global News, 22-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) Zeroing In On Allergic Asthma


WallStreetPR, 22-May-14


Featured researcher: N/A


 


New potential antibody treatment for asthma discovered


Nigerian Bulletin, 22-May-14


Featured researchers: G. Gauvreau, P. O’Byrne


 


Potential asthma treatment discovered


Business Standard, 21-May-14


Featured researchers: G. Gauvreau, P. O’Byrne


 


ATS: AMG 157 offers relief for allergen-induced asthma


MedicalXpress, 21-May-14


Featured researcher: G. Gauvreau


 


Amgen Publishes Asthma Drug Proof-of-Concept in NEJM


Drug Discovery & Development, 21-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


Urban air increasingly linked to heart disease


Straight.com, 21-May-14


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Early Trials Reveal Effectiveness of Amgen Drug for Treating Asthma


Counsel&Heal, 21-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


The New England Journal Of Medicine Publishes Positive Proof-Of-Concept Data For New Asthma Treatment


Wall Street Journal, 21-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


Scientists discover new potential antibody treatment for asthma


CanadaJournal, 21-May-14


Featured researchers: P. O’Byrne, G. Gauvreau


 


Potential treatment for mild allergic asthma


AM900, 21-May-14


Featured researchers: P. O’Byrne, G. Gauvreau


 


Novel Antibody Demonstrates Promise against Asthma


Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, 21-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


McMaster researchers discover potential new treatment for asthma


McMaster News, 20-May-14


Featured researchers: P. O’Byrne, G. Gauvreau


 


Asthma Research at Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg


Shaw Cable (Winnipeg), 20-May-14


Featured researcher: A. Becker


 


Asthma Research at Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg


Shaw Cable (Winnipeg), 20-May-14


Featured researcher: A. Becker


 


Ragweed pill comes to Canada


Calgary Herald, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: P. Keith


 


Amgen Drug May Stunt Asthma Attacks From Allergies


Washington Post, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


Researchers Discover New Potential Antibody Treatment for Asthma


Newswise, 20-May-14


Featured researchers: P. O’Byrne, G. Gauvreau


 


CTV News Channel: Potential asthma treatment


CTV, 20-May-14


Featured researcher:P. O’Byrne


 


CTV National News: New Asthma treatment


CTV, 20-May-14


Featured researchers: P. O’Byrne, E. Dahlen


 


Canada AM: Good news for asthma sufferers


CTV, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


Asthma Studies Find Potential New Treatment but Question Another


Guardian Liberty Voice, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: N/A


 


New Amgen drug shows early promise for managing allergic asthma attacks


Daily Digest News, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


Amgen drug for allergy asthma shows promise in early tests


San Francisco Chronicle, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


The New England Journal Of Medicine Publishes Positive Proof-Of-Concept Data For New Asthma Treatment


MarketWatch, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


Novel Biologic Promising for Allergic Asthma


Medpage Today, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne, E. Dahlen


 


Potential asthma treatment discovered


ZeeNews (India) / True Blue Tribune, 20-May-14


Featured researchers: P. O’Byrne, G. Gauvreau


 


Asthma Could Be Treated With ‘Novel Antibody’


Headlines and Global News, 20-May-14


Featured researchers: P. O’Byrne, E. Dahlen


 


Phase II trial of antibody treatment for mild asthmatics reports success


Medical News Today, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


Researchers discover new potential antibody treatment for asthma


Medical Xpress, 20-May-14


Featured researchers: P. O’Byrne, G. Gauvreau


 


Hamilton researchers discover potential asthma treatment


Hamilton Spectator / Brampton Guardian, 20-May-14


Featured researchers: P. O’Byrne, G. Gauvreau


 


Canadian researchers find new way to treat mild asthma


CTV, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: P. O’Byrne


 


Asthma Research at Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg


ShawTVWinnipeg, 20-May-14


Featured researcher: A. Becker


 


Scientists have discovered a way to moderate nut allergies


South China Morning Post, 06-May-14


Featured researcher: P. Bégin


 


Missing Microbes: Are we killing off bacteria at our own peril?


CBC Radio, 06-May-14


Featured researcher: A. Kozyrskyj


 


Asthma 101: Dr. Del Dorscheid


CTV, 06-May-14


Featured researcher: D. Dorscheid


 


Prenatal Stress Causes More Harm to Babies Than We Think


Huffington Post, 05-May-14


Featured researcher: N. Letourneau


 


Global Environment Change-Induced Complications Are On the Rise


Yotta Fire, 29-Apr-14


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Prenatal stress can have toxic effects on infants


The Record, 29-Apr-14


Featured researcher: N. Letourneau


 


Pollen seasons changing, asthma and allergy rates on the rise


Globe & Mail, 28-Apr-14


Featured researchers: M. Brauer, C. Carlsten


 


Is the Pollen Vortex coming? How bad will allergy season be?


CBC Hamilton, 26-Apr-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Faculty bestows Lifetime Achievement Award on Peter Pare


UBC Website, 25-Apr-14


Featured researcher: P. Pare


 


Why Family-Focused Policies Are Good for Everyone


Huffington Post, 09-Apr-14


Featured researchers: N. Letourneau


 


Dompter les allergies alimentaires à petites doses


Le Devoir, 30-Mar-14


Featured researchers: P. Begin


 


Small Wonders: Childhood allergies, asthma study


CTV Manitoba, 27-Mar-14


Featured researchers: A. Becker, M. Azad


 


New study shows coal project a risk to health


Royal City Record, 13-Mar-14


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Why do so many children develop asthma and allergies?


CTV News, 9-Mar-14


Featured researcher: M. Azad


 


New answers for the rise in allergies


CTV Manitoba, 5-Mar-14


Featured researcher: M. Azad


 


McMaster doctor leading study to desensitize allergies


CBC Hamilton, 1-Mar-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Allergies


CBC Radio – Toronto (Metro Morning), 27-Feb-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


McMaster peanut allergy researcher to appear on Nature of Things


Hamilton Spectator, 27-Feb-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Mail-away genetic testing causes more harm than good: professor


Vancouver Sun, 19-Feb-14


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


Allergic to Sochi and proud of it: Feschuk


Toronto Star, 18-Feb-14


Featured researcher: C. Carlsten


 


What are health risks of expanded coal exports?


Vancouver Sun, 12-Feb-14


Featured researchers: M. Brauer, C. Carlsten


 


Circassia Plans $285 Million IPO to Fund Allergy Vaccine


Bloomberg News, 6-Feb-14


Featured researcher: M. Larche


 


Americans Excited Over DNA Breakthroughs, But Many Worry About The Implications: Poll


redOrbit.com, 5-Feb-14


Featured researcher: T. Caulfield


 


Why it’s good to be wary of homeopathic remedies for asthma


Globe & Mail, 4-Feb-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


SickKids-led study shows how even modest levels of traffic pollution triggers asthma in some Toronto kids


SickKids News, 4-Feb-14


Featured researchers: J. Brook, S. Dell and T. To


 


Peanut-allergy therapy has promising results in kids


Toronto Star, 3-Feb-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


For schools and parents, what is the right approach to food allergies?


Globe & Mail, 2-Feb-14


Featured researcher: E. Chan


 


Wood heat more popular, but there are environmental concerns


Miami Herald, 31-Jan-14


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Peanut Allergies Lessen with Exposure, Study Finds


Humber News, 30-Jan-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


Air pollution and asthma


UBC News, 30-Jan-14


Featured researcher: M. Brauer


 


Peanut allergy in children reduced in experiment


CBC News, 29-Jan-14


Featured researcher: S. Waserman


 


School allergies now human rights issue


CHCH, 16-Jan-14


Featured researcher: P. Keith


 


Introducing allergens to infants and preventing allergies


phdinparenting.com, 14-Jan-14


Featured researcher: E. Chan


 


Student allergy prompts human rights complaint against school


CBC Hamilton, 14-Jan-14


Featured researcher: P. Keith


 


“Belling cat allergy”


Allergic Living, Winter 2014 (pp. 23-24)


Featured researcher: M. Larché


 


“Child’s best friend”: allergies & childhood exposure to dogs


Allergic Living, Winter 2014 (pp. 16-21)


Featured researchers: M. Sears,  J. Scott


 

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