May 10, 2013

AllerMates on Thursday launched an online community at AllerMates.com for parents and healthcare professionals to exchange experiences, seek advice, post recipes, get breaking news and alerts, make friends, share photos and videos, use the “ask the doctor platform” and create a strong support network of allies among others dealing with allergies and asthma.

April 22, 2013

Allermates today announced it is introducing EpiPen, Auvi-Q and asthma inhaler carrying cases.

April 17, 2013

A Food and Drug Administration panel has recommended that the agency approve an experimental drug for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease made by GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance, the two companies said.

April 2, 2013

Extreme weather patterns may contribute to a severe and long allergy season this spring, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

April 2, 2013

A court has ruled in favor of generic drug maker Actavis concerning its generic version of a drug to treat asthma in children, the company said.

February 15, 2013

Two nonprofit groups focused on asthma and allergies will merge to combine their efforts.

January 24, 2013

A division of drug maker Teva is partnering with an advocacy group focused on asthma in the launch of a new educational website about the condition.

January 3, 2013

An inhaler for patients with bronchospasm that includes a dose counter has become available from Teva Respiratory, the company said Thursday.

December 10, 2012

Several stores in the Giant Food Stores chain will collect used respiratory inhalers under a program sponsored by drug maker GlaxoSmithKline, the supermarket chain said.

November 19, 2012

A new University of Cincinnati study released last week examined how anxiety sensitivity can thwart the efforts of smokers with asthma to quit smoking.

October 24, 2012

Several cities across the country will play host to a new program from one drug maker to recycle respiratory inhalers.

October 10, 2012

Mylan has settled a patent infringement suit over a drug used to treat respiratory diseases, Mylan said.

September 27, 2012

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic drug for treating asthma and allergies, and preventing bronchospasm during exercise, the company said.

September 20, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Acton Pharmaceuticals for asthma, the company said Thursday.

September 18, 2012

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals has launched a drug for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the company said Tuesday.

September 18, 2012

Earlier this summer Hyland’s introduced its Leg Cramps Ointment to complement its line of homeopathic Leg Cramps tablets. Expect the leg cramp market to grow.

September 12, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline is offering a recycling program for empty inhalers at retail pharmacies in 31 cities, the drug maker said Wednesday.

September 10, 2012

A line of kid-friendly health and allergy alert accessories has expanded to include a new product.

August 20, 2012

Prasco Labs is distributing an authorized generic version of a respiratory drug under an agreement with the branded drug's manufacturer.

August 17, 2012

While SoloHealth is placing advanced healthcare technology in stores, Ford Motor Co. recently announced that it is introducing healthcare technology into cars with IMS Health’s Allergy Alert app, now compatible with Ford SYNC AppLink.

August 16, 2012

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 25 million adults and children across the country were diagnosed with rhinitis, or hay fever, within the last 12 months, which may lead many to believe they’ve caught an early-season cold.

August 6, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved several generic versions of a drug used to treat asthma and allergies, the agency said Friday.

August 1, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug designed to treat asthma in children.

July 30, 2012

While most people treat nasal allergy symptoms, they often ignore their itchy, red, watery eyes. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, approximately 40 million Americans have indoor/outdoor allergies as their primary allergy, and approximately 4% of allergy sufferers have eye allergies as their primary allergy. 


Already with a strong pedigree across eye care and ear care, Similasan recently launched its Kids Irritated Eye Relief for multisymptom relief from redness, burning, stinging and grittiness.