General References


• Essential Medicines and Health Products Information Portal (A World Health Organization resource) http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/en/d/Js4927e/
• U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention Herbal Medicines Compendium http://www.usp.org/around-world/herbal-medicines-compendium


Specific References in Allergy (Sinus and Nasal Disorders)

• Bielory, L. (2000). "Complementary/alternative medicine: we need to become more knowledgeable." Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 85(6 Pt 1): 427-428.
• Bielory, L. (2001). "Complementary medicine for the allergist." Allergy Asthma Proc 22(1): 33-37.
• Bielory, L. (2002). "Adverse reactions to complementary and alternative medicine: ragweed's cousin, the coneflower (echinacea), is "a problem more than a sneeze"." Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88(1): 7-9.
• Bielory, L. (2002). "'Complementary and Alternative Medicine' population based studies: a growing focus on allergy and asthma." Allergy 57(8): 655-658.
• Bielory, L. (2002). "Replacing myth and prejudice with scientific facts about complementary and alternative medicine." Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88(3): 249-250.
• Zuckerman, G. B. and L. Bielory (2002). "Complementary and alternative medicine herbal therapies for atopic disorders." American Journal of Medicine 113: 47S-51S.
• Bielory, L. (2003). "Complementary and alternative medicine cultures." Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology 90(6): 581-582.
• Bielory, L. (2004). "Complementary and alternative interventions in asthma, allergy, and immunology." Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology 93(2): S45-S54.
• Bielory, L. (2004). "The science of complementary and alternative medicine: the plural of anecdote is not evidence." Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology 93(2): S1-S4.
• Theoharides, T. C. and L. Bielory (2004). "Mast cells and mast cell mediators as targets of dietary supplements." Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93(2 Suppl 1): S24-34.
• Bielory, L., J. Russin and G. B. Zuckerman (2004). "Clinical efficacy, mechanisms of action, and adverse effects of complementary and alternative medicine therapies for asthma." Allergy Asthma Proc 25(5): 283-291.
• Bielory, L. and S. Ghafoor (2005). "Histamine receptors and the conjunctiva." Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology 5(5): 437-440.
• Bielory, L. and J. Heimall (2003). "Review of complementary and alternative medicine in treatment of ocular allergies." Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3(5): 395-399.
• Engler, R. J., W. S. Silvers and L. Bielory (2009). "Complementary and alternative medicine education: Need for expanded educational resources for American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology members." J Allergy Clin Immunol 123(2): 511-512.
• Heimall, J. and L. Bielory (2004). "Defining complementary and alternative medicine in allergies and asthma - Benefits and risks." Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology 27(2): 93-103.
• Heimall, J. and L. Bielory (2004). "Defining complementary and alternative medicine in allergies and asthma: benefits and risks." Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 27(2): 93-103.
• Ogden, N. S. and L. Bielory (2005). "Probiotics: a complementary approach in the treatment and prevention of pediatric atopic disease." Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 5(2): 179-184.
• Heimall, J. and L. Bielory (2007). Complementary and Alternative therapy in treatment of Allergic diseases. Allergy. M. Mahmoudi, McGraw-Hill/Medical Publishing Division.
• Resnick, E. S., B. P. Bielory and L. Bielory (2008). "Complementary therapy in allergic rhinitis." Current Allergy and Asthma Reports 8(2): 118-125.
• Kapoor, S. and L. Bielory (2009). "Allergic rhinoconjunctivitis: complementary treatments for the 21st century." Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 9(2): 121-127.
• Mainardi, T., S. Kapoor and L. Bielory (2009). "Complementary and alternative medicine: herbs, phytochemicals and vitamins and their immunologic effects." J Allergy Clin Immunol 123(2): 283-294; quiz 295-286.


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