2008 News


Hypoallergenic Dog? Not likely, according to National Jewish Health

December 11, 2008

National Jewish Health physicians comment on hypoallergenic dogs and how to reduce allergenic effects of a dog.
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National Jewish Health, LabCorp to Collaborate

December 10, 2008

National Jewish Health and Laboratory Corporation of America have reached an agreement to collaborate in the development and commercialization of molecular diagnostic tests in support of personalized medicine.
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Bacteria Implicated in Steroid-Resistance Among Asthmatics

December 5, 2008

A series of experiments by researchers at National Jewish Health have implicated the remains of bacterial cell walls in the development of resistance to corticosteroids.
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31st Annual Pulmonary & Allergy Update

December 3, 2008

Allergists, pulmonologists and general practitioners can learn the approaches and methods used to diagnose and treat allergic, respiratory and immune diseases.
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Gary Smith, PhD, Hired to Lead Advanced Diagnostics Laboratories

November 24, 2008

With more than a decade of experience in reference laboratory leadership, Gary L. Smith, PhD, will lead the nation's premier reference laboratory for respiratory, immune and related diseases.
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NTM Deemed “Burgeoning Medical Challenge”

November 24, 2008

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), little known cousins of the organism that causes tuberculosis, may cause significantly greater healthcare spending and patient suffering in the United States and Canada than does tuberculosis.
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National Jewish Health Opens Vail Clinic

November 12, 2008

National Jewish Health, through its Pediatric program NJ4kids, is bringing its world-renowned expertise in pediatric respiratory and allergic diseases to the Vail Valley.
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National Jewish, Phadia to Collaborate

November 10, 2008

National Jewish Health announced today that it has entered a co-promotion agreement with Phadia US Inc. to build recognition of the important role allergy testing plays in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma and other respiratory diseases. Under the agreement, National Jewish Health will help create educational programs, activities and literature to promote to pulmonologists the value of understanding allergy in the diagnosis and management of patients with respiratory diseases.
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Don't Let Child's Illness Define the Family

November 10, 2008

Bruce Bender, Ph.D., head of pediatric behavioral health at National Jewish, offers tips to reduce the emotional toll that a child's chronic illness can take on the entire family.
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Get the Most Out of Parent-Teacher Conferences

November 10, 2008

Bruce Bender, Ph.D., head of pediatric behavioral health at National Jewish Medical and Research center, offers several suggestions that can help parents get the most out of a parent-teacher conference, to better understand problems that do come up, and to begin seeking answers.
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National Jewish Faculty Provide Answers for ABC News

November 10, 2008

National Jewish specialists were asked to provide answers to frequently asked asthma and allergy questions for the ABC News Web site feature, OnCall.
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Allergy Treatment Under the Tongue

November 7, 2008

National Jewish patients who have been involved in a yearlong allergy study will face their first test of the treatment in early May, when grass pollen season begins. For the past year, patients in the project have undergone oral immunotherapy treatments for their allergy.
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