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World wide Increase in Childhood Allergies

According to scientists childhood allergies are increasing around the world, even in several d... many countries was disturbing especially because allergies often occurred in large population centers. He said, 'Although changes in mean annual prevalence t...

Is Enriched-Butter Better for Asthma?

...eature. Researchers had observed an increase in allergies like asthma with consumption of margarine. Further research on children showed a connection between a higher incidence of asthma and low consumption of saturated fat. Additional trials conducted on rats showed that butter containing certain fatty aci...

Three Compounders Receive Warning against Selling Inhaled Drugs

...ally prepared for patients with special needs like allergies to an ingredient in an FDA-approved drug....

Researchers Hint At The Probability Of A Link Between Rhinitis And Parkinson’

...te that millions of people who suffer from chronic allergies to pets, dust and spores are three times// more li...ther explained that this study does not prove that allergies cause Parkinson's disease but instead, it just point to a probable association between the two disea...

Breast Milk Safest For Child Till Six Months of Age

...ife, could be associated with an increased risk of allergies up to age 10. Explaining that foods should also be started one at a time in small cautious amounts, Fiocchi and his team mentioned that it is of importance that the children are not given any mixed foods till they are absolutely clear weather the chi...

Babies Breast-fed beyond Nine Months at Risk of Allergies

...to six months is known to offer protection against allergies like eczema and asthma. However extending exclusiv...ond six months may increase the risk of developing allergies rather than increase the benefits, according to a report on New Scientist magazine. Twenty years a...

Rates Of Breastfeeding Increase In Hong Kong

...dle-ear infections, and are less likely to develop allergies and childhood obesity." Breastfeeding also helps mothers by reducing their risk for breast cancer, ovarian cancer and osteoporosis. Lo said that efforts to promote breastfeeding should continue....

Solid Food May Put Infants at Allergy Risk

...s not advisable as it may lead to the risk of food allergies later and new moms should rather breastfeed them e... help protect their babies against developing food allergies later on, the ACAAI said. "It is important to understand that we are talking about exclusive brea...

Prebiotics can cut Development of Skin Allergy in Babies at High Risk

... of a healthy immune system. This can help prevent allergies in a very young child. Researchers developed an infant formula based on the prebiotic content of human breast milk and tested it out on a group of babies one of other of whose parents had atopic eczema, or allergic rhinitis, or asthma. All the m...

Allergic Symptoms on the Rise in Britain

...ave increased by two to threefold. In case of food allergies peanut reactions are the highest with triple the number of cases when compared to all allergic reactions. Experts feel that the main cause of the rise in the number of allergy sufferers is the over sensitization of the immune systems which can be a...

Protein Behind Food Allergies Identified

...es, reported the science portal EurekAlert. Food allergies are an exaggerated immune response in which the bo... shock, an often fatal systemic reaction. These allergies are often characterised by abdominal pain, diarrhoea, vomiting, hives, swelling of the eyelids, face...

Drugs to Work on Allergen rather than Allergy Sufferer

...erers and, in due course, could be used to prevent allergies in children. "Prevention of allergies has never before been possible," said Professor Garrod. "Current medicines don't act against the all...

Scientist Confident of Combating Allergy in Five Years

...erers and, in due course, could be used to prevent allergies in children. "Prevention of allergies has never before been possible," said Professor Garrod. "Current medicines don't act against the all...

Dust mites use Duvets as their Haven

...e point where they could cause symptoms of serious allergies and infections amongst owners and their partners." According to her the 11-year unwashed duvet could trigger symptoms of rhinitis, asthma and conjunctivitis as well as aggravate existing cases of eczema. A survey, carried out by pollsters TNS fou...

New Cell Lines Cuts Down the Cost and Time in the Production of Flu Vaccine

... the virus that is grown is more pure. People with allergies to eggs are likely to benefit the most because they'll be able to have flu shots without the threat of allergic complications.’ Source: urekalert...

Common Causes of Dermatitis

...and waxes Skin allergy patch testing can confirm allergies to these substances. Source: Newswise...

Voluntary Error-Reporting System Ensures Patient Safety

...ers and sedatives (15 percent), antihistamines for allergies (15 percent), nutritional supplements and vitamins (11 percent), gastrointestinal medications (8 percent), cardiovascular medications (7 percent) and hormonal medications (6 percent). Authors on the paper are Miller, Lehmann and John Clark, Pharm. ...

Protected Environment v/s Unprotected Affect Hygiene Health Immunity

...en up a new approach to studying human disease and allergies that complements traditional scientific studies. ...nt but harmless environmental antigens, leading to allergies to those antigens." "These results are consistent with the idea that animals without access to mo...

A booster for immune systems: unhygienic environs?

...re not exposed to germs have less immunity against allergies and diseases. Further studies are required to conclusively prove this hypothesis. ...

Passive Smoking Worsens Allergies

... allergic responses and also suggest patients with allergies should avoid tobacco smoke. The AAAAI is the largest professional medical specialty organization in the United States representing allergists, asthma specialists, clinical immunologists, allied health professionals and others with a special interest...

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