Navigation Links
Preventing allergies
Date:10/6/2009

Vaccination can lower children's risk of allergy. Cathleen Muche-Borowski and her coauthors present a clinical practice guideline for allergy prevention in the current issue of Deutsches rzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2009; 106[39]: 625-31).

Allergic diseases are becoming increasingly common in Western industrialized countries. As there is still no etiologically based treatment of allergic asthma, hay fever, or atopic eczema, the prevention of these diseases is a matter of special importance.

The majority of the 217 studies that the authors analyzed documented a protective effect of fish consumption in the diet of both the mother and the child. Soy-based baby food, in contrast, has no protective effect. In fact, because preparations of this type contain phytoestrogens, the authors even express concern about a potential harmful effect on health. Furthermore, delaying the introduction of solid food in the child's diet was not shown to have any beneficial effect on the development of allergy in the German cohort studies that the authors reviewed.

The reduction of dust mite allergens in the home as a single primary preventive measure has been removed from the guideline. A further change is that the updated version by Dr. Muche-Borowski et al. no longer contains any statement about specific immune therapy.

Vaccination, however, can lower the risk of allergy, in the authors' expert opinion. Recent studies indicate, too, that overweight in childhood is associated with asthma, although dietary measures for either mothers or children cannot be considered indicated at present, because relevant data are lacking. The updated clinical guideline enables physicians to give recommendations about allergy prevention based on the current state of the evidence.


'/>"/>

Contact: E. Bartholomaeus
49-223-470-11133
Deutsches Aerzteblatt International
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Preventing tuberculosis reactivation
2. Environmental epigenetics has potential for preventing and treating disease
3. Streams remove significant amounts of nitrogen, preventing downstream dead zones
4. Scientists demonstrate feasibility of preventing malaria parasite from becoming sexually mature
5. MIT: Preventing forest fires with tree power
6. Kazak apple research key to preventing blue mold
7. Preventing a broken heart: Research aims to reduce scarring from heart attacks
8. Preventing soil erosion in continuous corn
9. Fast-food diet cancels out benefits of breastfeeding in preventing asthma
10. New vaccine developed for preventing uncommon cold virus
11. Preventing rangeland erosion: Developing better management practices in Iran
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... hydrogen sulfide in order to properly multiply and form ... Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology at the Herman Ostrow ... principal investigator on the project, said the presence of ... of calcium ions. The essential ions activate a chain ... creation of new bone tissue, and keeps the breakdown ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Singh Thursday as a "Champion of Change" for ... in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. , ... and Computer Engineering and director of Clemson,s Center ... leading the charge across the country to create ... driving policy changes at the local level to ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia ... but do not appear to be impacting native honeybee ... of researchers., The invasive pests include including Nosema ... African honeybees appear to be resilient to these invasive ... to control pests in Europe, Asia and the United ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):White House honors Clemson professor as 'Champion of Change' for solar deployment 2East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 2East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 3
... (UK) are working on new ways of storing CO 2 ... warming. The University has launched the Carbon Storage Research ... Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and Energy. ... CO 2 from fossil-fuel fired power plants and storing ...
... 19 percent of total energy used in the USA is ... Currently, this mostly comes from non-renewable energy sources which are ... that ways of reducing this significant fuel consumption in the ... just published in the Springer journal Human Ecology , ...
... Dan Shain is redefining the term "summer action ... Amazon planned, all in the name of scientific research. ... of biology at RutgersCamden, travels to exotic locales, overcomes ... mined for ice worms atop glaciers in subzero weather; ...
Cached Biology News:Durham scientists to tackle CO2 storage in global warming challenge 2Why eating less can help the environment 2Rutgers biologist to study worms in Amazon, glaciers 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... , January 15, 2014 A study ... races on the Formula 1 track could help to tackle ... Applied Technologies (MAT), Stowhealth (a GP surgery based in Stowmarket) ... healthcare provider Simplyhealth. Telemetry technology, which is inspired ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... NC (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 DTS ... to its Online Web Portal for Life Science organizations who ... to specify the subject matter of their documents in advance ... will help reduce time-to-delivery of translations, often a critical factor ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014 TaiGen Biotechnology Company, Limited ("TaiGen") ... with R-Pharm, a leading Russian pharmaceutical company, to develop ... Russian Federation , Turkey ... (CIS). Nemonoxacin is a novel antibiotic for the treatment of ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014  3D Communications, a leading provider of strategic communications services to ... events in the United States and ... Cox , JD, is returning to the firm,s Washington, ... 3D after more than two years of service as Associate Commissioner ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 4DTS Improves Efficiency for Life Science Document Translations 2TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 2TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 3TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 4Former FDA Associate Commissioner Returns To 3D Communications 2
... - Injured soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan are becoming ... a Madison-based company is developing counter-measures. , ,With a ... U.S. Army in hand, ConjuGon, Inc. ... antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. , ,"We are pleased that the ...
... White Sox this year and as for the Cubs ... What we cannot "wait until next year" for is some real ... Chicago. , ,There should be as much buzz, if not more, ... teams that didn't even make the playoffs, but maybe the media ...
... - Patent law is esoteric territory, but a Madison court ... in the process it might be giving smaller drug companies ... , ,The most recent example occurred last month. After a ... jury in U.S. District Court for the Western District ...
Cached Biology Technology:Wait `till next year OK for baseball, not broadband 2Wait `till next year OK for baseball, not broadband 3Wait `till next year OK for baseball, not broadband 4Wait `till next year OK for baseball, not broadband 5With patents, Wisconsin court gaining reputation as a "rocket docket" 2With patents, Wisconsin court gaining reputation as a "rocket docket" 3With patents, Wisconsin court gaining reputation as a "rocket docket" 4
...
... BacVector Insect Cell Medium is optimized ... Ea4 Insect Cells. In this protein-free medium, ... 1 * 107 cells/ml with viabilities above ... plaque assays, where color from X-gluc staining ...
...
...
Biology Products: