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Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt

... to endotoxin may play a role in the prevention of allergen sensitization during infancy," he said. However, if a child or adult already has asthma or allergies, the presence of endotoxin in the home can exacerbate the disease. For more information about asthma and endotoxin,e-mail: lungline@njc.org....

Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

...of a homeopathic preparation of principal inhalent allergen or placebo. In the third and fourth week after the start of treatment, the group compared changes in nasal inspiratory peak flow and visual symptom analogue scale scores to baseline measurements. The homoeopathy group had a significant objective impr...

Diet Can Influence Allergic Skin Reactions

...gic to. The reaction is usually associated with an allergen that touches the skin, and many people may not realize foods can also trigger it. In the study, the team asked patients who had previously been identified as having general food and fragrance allergies to eliminate various skin care products and ...

Influence of diet on allergic Reactions

...gic to. The reaction is usually associated with an allergen that touches the skin, and many people may not realize foods can also trigger it. In the study, the team asked patients who had previously been identified as having general food and fragrance allergies to eliminate various skin care products and ...

How Effective Is Your Hand Wash Solution ?

...e dish soap, he probably still couldn’t get enough allergen to cause a reaction....

How Safe Are Your Cosmetics ?

...lids might be involved. Depending on how strong an allergen you're dealing with, you may get an allergic eczem...to treating allergy , specialists say avoiding the allergen is the best treatment. If people don't know what's causing the allergic reaction, a dermatologist wi...

Controlling Allergies Before They Start

...produce the chemical histamine. Re-exposure to the allergen causes allergic symptoms. Anti-histamines only block histamine. Researchers say the new drug works by blocking the pathway within the mast cell, so the histamine is never released. However ,currently, the drug does not have a name and is referred to...

Simple Steps To Help Fight Asthma

...were allergic to at least one indoor environmental allergen and lived in low-income areas. Previous research shows children who live in these areas suffer from the disease at a disproportionately high rate. Researchers designed an intervention program to educate the children’s parents about ways to reduce al...

Mouse Allergen Found In Homes Could Trigger Asthma In Kids

The amount of mouse allergen found in the air in many inner-city homes could be...omes, and their relationship to settled dust mouse allergen levels was unknown. Researchers conducted a study which involved 100 inner-city, school-age children...

New Treatment For People Allergic To Cats

...treatment consists of a new protein containing cat allergen that may be injected along with a human antibody taken from patients suffering from cat allergies. When taken in a single dose the treatment blocks the release of histamine that causes allergic reactions. As a result the allergic person may no longer...

Risk of allergy more to children staying in day care centers

...e forms of allergens from dogs, cats, and a fungal allergen called Alternaria. Pet allergens were found in day care facilities where there are no cats and dogs in the surroundings, making it possible that these allergens have come from children’s clothes, belonging to children who had such pets at home. The s...

Red Color Causes The Allergic Reaction To Strawberries

...pular summer fruit, Swedish researchers say. "The allergen is in some way or other related to the red color, ...in is being held responsible. It resembles a known allergen in birch pollen. "We are now investigating the biological variation of the strawberry allergen, bet...

Childhood Asthma Can Be Kept Under Control By Cost-Effective Home Based Interventions

...uded specific measures for reducing or eliminating allergen levels inside the home such as the use of allergen-impermeable covers on the child's mattress, box spring and pillows; air purifiers with high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters; vacuum cleaners equipped with HEPA filters; and professional pes...

Oral Edible vaccine for Allergy Vaccines

...l Immunotherapy vaccines. //Antibodies against the allergen is given as a vaccine in order if the patient encounters the allergen or infection these antibodies which are already present helps to counteract the allergen which is an...

Deadly Kiss - Peanut allergy kills a teenager

...rsensitivity reaction. Peanut protein acts as an allergen in very susceptible individuals leading to an inflammatory reaction to Peanut protein. Peanut protein has a molecular weight of 63,500 daltons and leads to an immune reactions in susceptible individuals...

Decoding the Fungi Genome Will Save Millions of Lives.

...nt and leukemia patients, as well as being a major allergen for asthmatics. "Identifying these genome sequences will transform scientific understanding of why this group of fungi is so lethal and allergenic. The importance of the project in helping develop new drugs and diagnostic tests, and understand and ...

Look For Food Allergens On The Product Label.

...oods, ice cream and candy fail to include the food allergen (peanut or eggs) in the label. According to the ...abels have to include common name and the specific allergen name. For example if a product has casein then it has to include both casein and milk in the product...

Tattoo Wearers Are More Prone To Allergy Risks

...he 'Arzte Zeitung' has said. When exposed to the allergen again during a hair dye, people's faces might flush. Other possible symptoms include increased body temperature and life-threatening respiratory problems, according to the magazine, which referenced British health care professionals. --Edited IAN...

Effective Vaccine Found For Dust Mite Allergy

House dust mite allergen is a common trigger of asthma symptoms in people with allergic asthma. Dust mites, tiny bugs which feed on scales of human skin, are important cause of allergic reactions. //The proteins present in the excrement of the mites attack the respiratory pa...

Passive Smoking Worsens Allergies

...evels of IgE (the antibody produced in response to allergen exposure) and histamine (one of the substances responsible for the symptoms of inflammation). Four days after exposure to ragweed/secondhand smoke, levels of IgE were 16.6 times higher in the nasal fluid than for study participants who were exposed ...

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