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Controlling Allergies Before They Start

...dy produces a variety of antibodies that sensitize mast cells to produce the chemical histamine. Re-exposu... 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 ...

Fungal spores in the pillows can trigger an asthma attack

...tions, which causes an increase in Eosinophils and mast cell degranulation. This increase in IgE leads to an increase in inflammatory mediators leading to an asthma attack. Experts view: Professor Ashley Woodcock said, "Since people spend a third of their life sleeping and breathing close to a poten...

Immunosuppressive Action Of Fungal Metabolite - Gliotoxin

...have recently demonstrated the first evidence that mast cell is a direct target of gliotoxin. Fungal sec...and so, these findings suggest that suppression of mast cell activation might contribute to the establishment of infections for the pathogenic gliotoxin-pro...

Mast Cells Suppress Immune System

...n the journal// Nature. The researchers found that mast cells, which are involved in allergic reactions, a...ble in a successful graft, we found high levels of mast cell gene products, which made the connection between regulatory T cells and mast cell recruitment. ...

Exposure to Pollutants Reduce The Effectiveness Of Vaccines In Children

...Bs. Explaining that even though they did find that mast of the children had antibody levels that were sufficient to protect them against diphtheria and tetanus, the researchers found that 21% of the 7-year-olds had the concentration levels of diphtheria toxoid antibody lower than the levels that could be ...

Cancer and psoriasis triggered by mast cells

The body's mast cells are linked to allergic reaction in a manner ...chers at Karolinska// Institute have now shown how mast cells can cause diseases like psoriasis and cancer. Mast cells have been known for their relation...

Potential New Therapeutic Target for Asthma, Allergies and Cancer

...rgy, inflammation and cancer is transported out of mast cells, according to findings //published online th... asthma and hives. Among the molecules released by mast cells that participate in the allergic response is sphingosine-1-phosphate. This molecule is also im...

WBC in Lung Produces Histamine: Study

... lung histamine, in health as well as disease, was mast cells, which are classically associated with aller...fection in the airway would release histamine from mast cells, and that would be one of the reasons," he explains. To test the hypothesis, Caughey and his...

Chilean President's Cousin Successfully Tests Allergy 'Knockout' Technique on Mice

...search on mechanisms that regulate the function of mast cells, the "villains" in triggering allergic react... occur when, as a result of exposure to allergens, mast cells react violently and release an enormous array of pro-inflammatory substances, of which histami...

Buckyball Has the Ability to Fight Against Allergy: Research

... Fundamentally, the buckyballs are able to prevent mast cells from releasing histamine. Mast cells are r... present in nearly all tissues barring blood. When mast cells are activated, inflammatory substances such as histamine, heparin and a number of cytokines ar...

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