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DNA vaccine for ragweed allergies

A recent research reported that ragweed or hay fever symptoms could be reduced by 60% with...nd his team tested the DNA vaccine during two fall ragweed seasons in Baltimore. The study was conducted on 25 volunteers with known allergies to ragweed of ...

Consumption Of Uncooked Fresh Fruits And Vegetables Can Lead To Oral Allergies

...to Foods Committee said, “The pollen released from ragweed is the airborne allergen most responsible for the ...eezing and itchy, water eyes, and symptoms of OAS, ragweed allergies can take a heavy toll on the allergy sufferer's quality of life.” It was explained that ...

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables too can cause allergy!!

... pollen-food syndrome. "The pollen released from ragweed is the airborne allergen most responsible for the ...ezing and itchy, watery eyes, and symptoms of OAS, ragweed allergies can take a heavy toll on the allergy sufferer's quality of life," Dr. Suzanne S. Teuber, c...

Passive Smoking Worsens Allergies

...n order to test the hypothesis, 19 nonsmokers with ragweed allergy were recruited for the study. Each of the... fluid collected, each group was exposed to either ragweed or a placebo. Lavages were then performed at 10 minutes, 24 hours, and at 4 and 7 days afterward and...

Features Of The Brain Affect Asthma And Other Stress Related Disorders

...x mildly asthmatic people who were asked to inhale ragweed or dust-mite extracts. Subjects were then shown three types of words: asthma-related (such as "wheeze"), non-asthma negative (such as "loneliness") and neutral (such as "curtains"). Shortly after, researchers measured lung function in the subjects as...

Asthma aggravated by thought processes

...x mildly asthmatic people who were asked to inhale ragweed or dust-mite extracts. Subjects were then shown three types of words: asthma-related (such as "wheeze"), non-asthma negative (such as "loneliness") and neutral (such as "curtains"). Shortly after, researchers measured lung function in the subjects as...

New Insight Gained For Allergic Reactions

...ch they identified in grains of pollen produced by ragweed and 38 other plant pollens and molds linked to all...gy and asthma attacks. Within minutes of exposure, ragweed pollen or its extract containing NADPH oxidase produces damaging reactive oxygen species in cell cul...

Infant Fevers Found to Reduce Allergy Risk Later In Life

...n for sensitivity to allergens such as dust mites, ragweed and cats. Results show 50 percent of children who did not experience fevers had allergies at age 6 or 7. Nearly 47 percent of children who experienced one fever before age 1, became allergy-prone. However, only about 30 percent of children who suff...

The superior steroids

...laritin),a nonsedating antihistamine, for treating ragweed allergy on an as-needed basis.. Participants who used the inhaled steroid experienced significantly fewer allergy symptoms and reported less impact on their quality of life than those who took the antihistamine. During the four-week study, 88 parti...

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