Tag: "mite" at medical news
Cat Exposure Increases Bronchial Responsiveness
...llow-up, which included measurements of house dust mite
and cat allergen in mattress dust samples, and dat...yze the interaction between exposure to house dust mite
and cat allergen and prior allergic sensitization. Because the study included complete data on nearl...
Allergic Individuals Should Keep Away from Cats, Say UK Scientists
...y. The study included measurements of house dust mite
and cat allergen in mattress dust samples, and dat...showed no correlation between levels of house dust mite
and BR among individuals with sensitisation to any of the four tested allergens, said Dr Chinn. But ...
Fruit and Vegetable Diet 'could Prevent Asthma'
...wheezing, and of allergic rhinitis, caused by dust mite
or pet allergies. Parents of the children, who were aged between seven and 18, were also asked how often they ate 58 foods in nine categories; vegetables, fruits, nuts, fish, cereal, dairy products, meat, poultry and margarines and oils. The Me...
Unknown Sickness Kills US Honeybees
...opulation. Sometime back, a parasite called varroa mite
had devastated many beehives and their populations in US. Though such incidences are common occurrences, the current one seems to top it all. Researchers from Penn State, the University of Montana and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are current...
Andhra Legislators To Undergo HIV Tests
... responsibility of every citizen to contribute his mite
to prevention of the dreaded disease and the legislators should set an example by undergoing the HIV test," he said. Rajasekhara Reddy said every man and woman should undergo the test before marriage to check the spread of the disease. He said this...
Dust Mites Make Skin Lose Water
...exposed hairless mice to a solution containing the mite
enzyme and found that as soon as the solution was rubbed, water loss was seen. "We observed in the mice transepidermal water loss, which is an indication of disruption of the skin barrier. We also observed the penetration of riboflavin into the ski...
Now Single Jab Could Ward off Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever
...trial, 20 men and women with asthma and house dust mite
allergy were given the vaccine once a week for six weeks. Eight months later, symptoms in 17 of the 20 had all but disappeared. Tests showed they were at least 100 times more tolerant to dust mites than before. "The results we have had look quite...
Anti-allergy vaccine based on 'hygiene hypothesis'
...s study reveals drug’s efficacy against house dust mite
allergy. The patients were without any symptoms fo...drug in over 100 people with hay fever, house dust mite
allergy, and allergic dermatitis. The results are expected to be out in the first half of 2007. ...
Sanofi-Aventis sets the ball rolling for trials of H7N1 bird flu vaccine
...is strain. Now, Scientists are contributing their mite
to build a vaccine for a variation in the strain, so that they are geared up to tackle even a deadly outbreak....
Replacing Old Mattress, Adding Ventilation Reduces Mites
... In “Distribution and determinants of house dust mite
allergen in Europe: The European Community Respira...oughout Europe and analyzed for the different dust mite
allergens. A bed in each home was stripped of linens and an 80cm x 125cm template was placed on the ...
Medical Education in Australia Embroiled in Scandals
...th an extra financial bonus for contributing their mite
in the rural areas. The doctors who are ready to retire should be motivated to stay on with incentives. Trained specialists who are working in God forsaken areas should be provided free healthcare and education for families....
Dust mites use Duvets as their Haven
...alf of debris including skin scales and house dust mite
faeces. In addition it was found that more than four in ten people do not wash their duvet every six months as against recommendations by experts. Following the laboratory analysis of some duvets Professor Jean Emberlin, director of Worcester Uni...
Preventive Measures Proved Ineffective in Allergic Children
According to a new research, avoiding house dust mite
allergens from the time of birth was not prevented...study was designed specifically to test house dust mite
(HDM) avoidance and dietary fatty acid modification as interventions to prevent asthma and allergic ...
Effective Vaccine Found For Dust Mite Allergy
House dust mite
allergen is a common trigger of asthma symptoms in... that of asthma. Hence the development of the dust mite
vaccine is of a great help. Cytos is a Swiss vaccine company which manufactures this vaccine. As a...
Hope for Dust Mite Allergy Sufferers
...ogy company Cytos has developed a vaccine for dust mite
allergy sufferers.Dust mites found in ‘every home’...d with DNA and attached to a protein from the dust mite
excrement in order to trigger a response from the immune system. This boosts the activity of the i...
The heat is on: Warm up time for Malaria’s clim
...al ecologist Mercedes Pascual, has contributed his mite
to the team. The new study is slated to be published this week in the Online Edition of the National Academy of Sciences Though malaria has been completely obliterated in several parts of the world, still many hundreds or millions of people world ...
Art Attack: Doodling For a Cause!
...ky Gervais, and Helen Mirren, and contribute their mite
for the third National Doodle Day on March 3. // This event is a fund raiser for the Epilepsy Action and The Neurofibromatosis Association, and is growing popular each year, attracting wide participation. Scribblers, can use this forum to scribble...