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AAAAI Offers Advice on Stinging Insect Allergies
... at the site of the sting. However, for those with allergies
to insect stings, it can result in a sudden, sever...mer climates It is also critical for anyone with allergies
to insect stings to take precautions to avoid a potentially dangerous reaction. The AAAAI recommends...
Cannabinoids Regulate Inflammation Process
...ults open up new options for the treatment of skin allergies
and inflammation. Firstly, drugs which prevent the breakdown of endocannabin-oids look promising. But the old household remedy cannabis could also make a comeback as an ointment. In the experiment on mice this approach has already been successful. ...
Cannabis can Help to Treat Allergies, Autoimmune Disorders
...s marijuana or ganja, can help in the treatment of allergies
and autoimmune disorders that occur when body tissues are attacked by its own immune system. Researchers led by Andreas Zimmer, at the University of Bonn, used tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in the cannabis plant to treat mice a...
Ukraine Struggles Against Fake Drug Trade
... to be vanilla powder and several remedies against allergies
and influenza carried the wrong markings. These medicines can be seized from chemists and hospitals as they constitute a health risk for Ukrainians, but at the moment their producers and importers cannot be prosecuted. In addition there are numer...
UK Scientists to Undertake Seven Year Study of Peanut Allergy
...n a change in public health policy to prevent food allergies
and will enable scientists to identify important treatment targets to try and develop cures for children who already suffer from peanut allergy." GPL/B...
Cats at Home Poses Allergy Risk in Young Children
...d children. “The most important risk factor for allergies
in children,“ Joachim Heinrich, “is, however, still the family history. If the parents suffer from hay fever, asthma or pet allergies, their children are more likely to also show allergic symptoms”. The study also shows that risk families in particul...
Research Finds No Link Found Between Autism and Celiac Disease
...ative for celiac disease. 'This study shows food allergies
often associated with autism may have no connection to the gluten intolerance experienced by people with celiac disease,' said study author Samra Vazirian, MD, with Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran. Autism is a developmental d...
Hay Fever Can Send Work Productivity Down the Drain
... in this latter group had been formally tested for allergies
by a physician.) Work time missed due to allergy...she continued. Participants who self-managed their allergies
relied on over-the-counter products to control their milder symptoms. A lack of sleep and a decrea...
Asthma can Be Checked, Experts are Confident
...ly responsible for the alarming rise in asthma and allergies
in recent years, a new study suggests. Another recent study suggests that Mediterranean diet, high in vegetables and fruit but low in saturated fat children brought up on vegetable-rich diet are less likely to be affected by asthma. When a person ...
Ulcer Causing Microbe Linked To Protection From Asthma
...f having asthma and a 23 percent decreased risk of allergies
compared to people without the bug. In addition, t...asthma were reduced by 37 percent, and the odds of allergies
were reduced by 45 percent. Says the study's co-author, Dr. Martin Blaser, chairman of the depart...
Dining Out is Risky for Food-allergic Consumers
...ic diners have a written “Chef Card” listing their allergies
which can be handed to the restaurant staff for starting a conversation to better ensure a safe meal. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) is a professional medical organization headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill., t...
Travelers’ Hazard- Antihistamines Make Drowsy Driver
... that one in seven suffered from hayfever or other allergies
and almost half of these had driven after taking medication. Many of those questioned said they had lost concentration at the wheel because of side effects such as drowsiness. Figures included those like 45 per cent of these having driven whil...
April Showers Bring May Flowers – And Plenty of Pollen, To
...seness, and cough. In the most serious situations, allergies
can lead to balance disturbances, swelling in face...aining in the diagnosis, testing, and treatment of allergies
and are experts with sinus problems or other complications from nasal allergy. The only “cure” av...
Fruit and Vegetable Diet 'could Prevent Asthma'
... diet could help protect children from respiratory allergies
and asthma, a recent study suggests//. UK, Gree... fruits and vegetables were protected against both allergies
and asthma. The study added to existing evidence that such diet could help control asthma symptoms...
Spicy Pepper Remedy Equalizes Spring Pollen Allergies
...ect the climate, consumers are being devastated by allergies
like never before. "People who've never had allergy problems are now suffering from a variety of symptoms, and until pepper nasal spray came along their only choice for any kind of relief has been drugs that simply mask symptoms without providing ...
Be Happy- Get On Your Knees And Play In The Mud
...o argues that a rise in conditions like asthma and allergies
could be linked to lack of exposure to various microorganisms. NN...
Teenagers, When Away from Home, Die of Allergic Reactions, Study Says
...aten shrimp. Experts say those with severe food allergies
should always carry self-injectable epinephrine, a...ing safe. "The extra challenge for teens with food allergies
is that they need to be careful about every food that goes into their mouth or into the mouth of som...
Chubby Cute Little Girls- Not for the Health Conscious
...evious research that genetics, weight, exposure to allergies
and other environmental factors are linked to asthma risk. Says Dr. John Burgess; from the school of population health who led the study:"It shows that the known increased risk of asthma in obese women could have actually started when they were chi...
Banned Additives Found in Children’s Medicine
...g children's chesty cough syrup are known to cause allergies
like asthma. Benzoates preservatives were found in ten medicines which are known to cause wheezing, skin and eye irritation. Sulphite preservatives are said to increase the overload of immune system. Tixylix, the infant’s night cough syrup has both...
Lactococcus Strain may Offer End to Food Allergies
...tial options in human beings for the prevention of allergies
elicited through sensitization in the gut," wrote the authors in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Indeed, corresponding author, Dr. Philippe Eigenmann told FoodNavigator.com: "The potential for the industry is to use in "health" foods...
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