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Urticaria are itchy, raised red areas on the skin. Urticaria are caused by a reaction to certain foods, drugs, infections, or emotional stress. Also called hives.
Phase 3 trial begins for Gammagard liquid plus rHuPH20 in primary immunodeficiency patients

Phase 3 trial begins for Gammagard liquid plus rHuPH20 in primary immunodeficiency patients

Zometa (zoledronic acid) shown to enhance chemotherapy in reducing breast tumor size

Zometa (zoledronic acid) shown to enhance chemotherapy in reducing breast tumor size

Reactions to HPV vaccine Gardasil rare

Reactions to HPV vaccine Gardasil rare

ISTA Pharmaceuticals announces new clinical findings to support Bepreve NDA

ISTA Pharmaceuticals announces new clinical findings to support Bepreve NDA

Naglazyme approved in Japan

Naglazyme approved in Japan

Researchers find treatment for familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome

Researchers find treatment for familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome

Nasal polyps from analgesics

Nasal polyps from analgesics

XYNTHA approved for teatment of hemophilia A by FDA

XYNTHA approved for teatment of hemophilia A by FDA

FDA approves XYZAL (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) for allergies and chronic idiopathic urticaria

FDA approves XYZAL (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) for allergies and chronic idiopathic urticaria

Post hurricane skin disorders in clean up workers

Post hurricane skin disorders in clean up workers

Progress in in food allergy prevention

Progress in in food allergy prevention

Diagnosis of aspirin hypersensitivity

Diagnosis of aspirin hypersensitivity

Schering-Plough announces European approval of new formulations of AERIUS (Desloratadine)

Schering-Plough announces European approval of new formulations of AERIUS (Desloratadine)

Rates of eczema and hay fever falling

Rates of eczema and hay fever falling

Children with eczema have the same impaired quality of life as those with kidney disease

Children with eczema have the same impaired quality of life as those with kidney disease

Baby Bottle artificially flavoured drink found to contain high benzoate levels

Baby Bottle artificially flavoured drink found to contain high benzoate levels

Hospitals should use latex medical gloves with lower protein and powder levels to reduce latex sensitivity rather than synthetic alternatives

Hospitals should use latex medical gloves with lower protein and powder levels to reduce latex sensitivity rather than synthetic alternatives

Research will lead to better treatments for mastocytosis

Research will lead to better treatments for mastocytosis

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

FDA approves new chewable formulation of Zyrtec® aimed at young allergy sufferers

FDA approves new chewable formulation of Zyrtec® aimed at young allergy sufferers