Tag: "hayfever" at medical news
Butterbur does wonders
... with other medications. It was used in treating hayfever
The researchers gave 154 hayfever
patients either butterbur extract tablets or the usually used non-sedating antihistamine called ceti...
Prediction of a Collective Sneeze
...d adviser to Boots said that on May 29// at 6.02pm hayfever
sufferers would let out a collective sneeze. He predicted that this summer is the worst summer for the past three years as the climate is a mixture of cold winter, warm weather and rain. He said that the pollen levels are also on the higher side and ...
Rise In Childhood Allergies
...was more prevalent among younger age groups, while hayfever
was prevalent in both the age groups. However, there was decrease in prevalence of asthma in older age group. The researchers noted that Asia-Pacific and India were the only regions where increase in prevalence of all three disorders was noted i...
Anti-allergy vaccine based on 'hygiene hypothesis'
...bliterate common allergies like asthma, pollen and hayfever
that afflict millions of people.// The ‘hygiene hypothesis’ suggests that allergies may occur indirectly due to too much cleanliness as it deprives the immune system of a proper training against germs that have lived with humans for millions of yea...
What Causes Hayfever?
...cock says, “The discovery of the potential link to hayfever
was made almost by accident. Whilst working on a s...ieve they could have implications for how we treat hayfever
in the future – but there is still a lot of work to do before we can fully establish the link and we...
More Mutations Of Gene That Cause Skin Disorders And Asthma Discovered
...lems lead to eczema, asthma, and, it is suspected, hayfever
and peanut allergy. The researchers hope that ...in babies. Allergic conditions such as eczema, hayfever
and food intolerances have increased dramatically. Almost half of the UK population is thought to ha...
Travelers’ Hazard- Antihistamines Make Drowsy Driver
...ge Insurance found that one in seven suffered from hayfever
or other allergies and almost half of these had dr...eved there was nothing wrong with driving while on hayfever
or allergy medication. The report also found that eight in ten drivers would amend their behavior i...
Farm Milk Reduces Childhood Asthma and Allergies but Raw Consumption is Unsafe
...ank farm milk were much less likely to suffer from hayfever
and asthma. Lower levels of diagnosed asthma were also observed for all farm-produced dairy products and eating farm eggs also provided protection against hayfever. However, these foods only provided increased protection when the children also drank ...