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Long-term bouts with hay fever worsen ability to breathe through your nose

Alexandria, VA New evidence for the first time suggests that people suffering from hay fever (allergic rhinitis) will over time experience a progressive worsening of their nasal passage functioning, depending on how long they have the disorder, according to a new study published in the June 2008 ...

Fight against hay fever and other allergies helped by new immune system discovery

A mechanism which can lead to hay fever and other allergic reactions, by preventing the immune system from regulating itself properly, has been discovered by scientists. Researchers hope their finding, published today (Thursday 27 December 2007) in the journal PLoS Biology, will allow therapies to...

Revolutionary Pill Promises Relief for Hay Fever Sufferers

For a million of red- nosed, bleary- eyed Britons, relief from hay fever may soon be a pill away. The release of Grazax, a vaccine pill, designed to prevent// allergic reactions like a running nose, itching eyes, sneezing etc. is promised next month. The vaccine pill contains small am...

Now Single Jab Could Ward off Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever

A Swiss firm has developed a vaccine that it says can ward off common allergies such as asthma, eczema and hay fever. // The vaccine by Cytos Biotechnology has been tested on humans and contains harmless DNA similar to that found in the TB bug, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. R...

Eczema And Hay Fever Decline In UK While Allergic Reactions On The Rise

A new study shows that the prevalence of hay fever and eczema in the U.K has steadied considerably, while severe allergic reactions have risen sharply.// In the research that has been published today published in the journal Thorax, the scientists at the University of Edinburgh have said that...

Five Questions About Eczema

...of eczema or other atopic disorders like asthma or hay fever. More than half of the children who develop...s have eczema or other disorders such as asthma or hay fever, their children are more likely to develop i...ut 75 percent of children with eczema also develop hay fever or asthma. (13) Where doe s ec z...

Artificial liver for drug tests

... This release is available in German . If you have hay fever, headaches or a cold, it's only a short way to the nearest chemist. The drugs, on the other hand, can take eight to ten years to develop. Until ...

Equine Obesity is Associated with Significant Health Issues, Including Insulin Resistance and Laminitis

...nce Group recommendations, and provides a complete, readily absorbable balance of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fatty acids ideal for the grass hay fed horse. Eleanor Kellon, VMD, a recognized expert in the field of horse nutrition, was instrumental in the final preparation. "We have found th...

Headache Sufferers Turn to Neurologychannel for Reliable Information about New Headache Treatments

...neurologychannel.com, including the addition of a section focusing on new headache treatments. Headache causes range from seasonal allergies, hay fever, and sinus pressure to colds and flu; from tension and stress to eye strain and caffeine withdrawal; and from head trauma to brain tumors and ot...

'Qu-Chi' Acupressure Band Gives Hayfever Misery the Elbow

...body's sensitivity to allergens, thus relieving symptoms. "We are thrilled to be able to offer a real solution to the problems that millions of hay fever and allergic rhinitis sufferers face every year," said Broch. "In addition to our clinical testing, feedback and testimonials have been overwhel...

America's Top Allergy Capitals

...en used to assign a score and determine a city's ranking. More information The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has more about allergies and hay fever . -- Robert Preidt SOURCE: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, news release, M...

New data analysis shows possible link between childhood obesity and allergies

...in E (IgE) or antibody levels to a large panel of indoor, outdoor and food allergens, body weight, and responses to a questionnaire about diagnoses of hay fever, eczema, and allergies. Obesity was defined as being in the 95th percentile of the body mass index for the child's age. The researchers found th...

Avoiding No Man's Land: New Deloitte Study on Follow-on Biologics Investigates Proposed Legislation and Possible Unintended Consequences

...te study outlines three of these unintended effects, and explores how this experience should be considered in current legislation. The so-called "make hay effect," the "blockbuster effect," and the threat of "no man's land," not only influence research and development spending by innovator companies, but...

New risk variant for atopic dermatitis identified

...age, and skin thickening (lichenification) in the chronic stage. Along with hay fever and asthma, atopic dermatitis is one of the most common allergic diso...ks the beginning of an "allergic career", which in later years evolves into hay fever or asthma. Just what triggers the outbreak of atopic dermatitis is no...

Breathe Easier Knowing Spring's Pollen Triggers

...expert says SUNDAY, April 5 (HealthDay News) -- Spring can be challenging if your child is one of the more than 35 million Americans with hay fever. But a bit of preparation can help the youngster enjoy being outside, one expert says. This involves three steps, explained Dr. Clay Stallwo...

Medco Tops Fortune's Lists of 'World's Most Admired' Companies

...cal and financial outcomes for our clients and their members," said Medco Chairman and CEO David B. Snow, Jr. Fortune , in partnership with the hay Group, surveyed more than 650 companies across 64 industry sectors worldwide. To establish the rankings, company executives, board directors and outsi...

Concerted Effort Needed to Fight Drug-Resistant Flu Strain

...e used in one dose as a treatment or once a week for prevention of the flu. "It's not clear how useful this is going to be over what's already there," hay said. "It's just going to act longer." The encouraging news about the recent emergence of resistance to Tamiflu, the JAMA article noted, is t...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Horphag's Pioneering R&D Efforts in Health Ingredients

... bind collagen and elastin improves skin elasticity and reduces pigmentation. Its immune modulation profile makes it suitable for combating asthma and hay fever, thereby promoting respiratory health. Evidently, Pycnogenol(R) provides a reliable and clinically tested nutritional option of addressing...

Wounded Warrior Project's Project Odyssey Aims to Teach Coping Skills for Combating Post-Traumatic Stress in Wounded Warriors

...l land in all of Texas. Due to the sensitive and personal nature of this topic, media will only be allowed at selected times. Please call Ayla hay at (757) 340-7425 for more information. For more information on Wildcatter Ranch & Resort, call (888) GO2WCRR (888-462-9277) or (940) 549-35...

Oral-B Addresses Children's Oral Health Needs at All Stages of Development During National Children's Dental Health Month

...e. In fact, tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease(1) -- five times more common than asthma and seven times more common than hay fever(2) -- and has been recognized by both the U.S. Surgeon General and Congress as a "silent epidemic"(3). As a leader in the oral care categ...

Amira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Expands its Scientific Advisory Board and Appoints Dr. Paul Anderson, Professor Jerold Chun and Professor Andrew Tager

...or. He has published over 160 manuscripts, and received multiple awards and fellowships including the Medical Scientist Training Program; Grass, Helen hay Whitney, Alfred P. Sloan, March of Dimes, and Klingenstein Foundations and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has been or is currently on ed...

Snorers Burn More Calories During the Day

...roke in patients that have either while sleeping. We also know that snoring is the number one medical cause for divorce." A second study found that hay fever and other allergic reactions seem not to be linked with snoring or with daytime sleepiness, unless nasal passages are obstructed. The finding...

Top Online Health & Lifestyle Media Brand Inks Major Book Deal

...line content deal, SparkPeople.com has signed with hay House, the world's leading publisher of self-impro...n drive a brand. I'm delighted to be working with hay House, who shares our mission and has a great trac...ing." THE SPARK was sold at auction to hay House by the Stephanie Tade Agency in a major deal...

An Achilles heel in cancer cells

...ctions in tumor cells is promoting cell survival," hay said. "Tumor cells with hyperactive Akt are not on...t the same time impaired ability to scavenge ROS," hay said. These ROS are highly reactive byproducts of ...eedback regulation that we turn to our advantage," hay said. "It turns out rapamycin's target and Akt tal...

Lymph Node Shots Tested for Grass Pollen Allergy

...s," noted Kundig. "In fact, it was judged less painful than a blood draw. Overall, this treatment enhanced patient compliance, and the amelioration of hay fever symptoms was long lasting." For his part, Dr. Clifford Bassett, a clinical instructor at New York University School of Medicine and attending...

The miseries of allergies just may help prevent some cancers, study finds

...ocytic leukemia and myeloma. Moreover, the study found that allergies linked to tissues that are exposed to environmental factors -- eczema, hives, hay fever, and animal and food allergies -- were most strongly associated with lower rates of cancers in exposed tissues. The study, co-authored with E...

Childhood Food Allergies on the Rise

...hing or smelling the food," he said. Food allergies aren't the only allergies on the rise, Bahna said. "All the allergies are increasing -- asthma, hay fever, eczema," he said. Several factors are contributing to the increase in allergies, the expert said. The first is the so-called "hygiene hypot...

Research hightlights, AAO-SOE Joint Meeting, Nov. 9 sessions

...aged cells, or other irritants, and to initiate tissue healing. If immune system regulation goes awry, an overly strong inflammatory response--such as hay fever or atherosclerosis--can result. In Dr. Law's study an inflammation-promoting biochemical, interleukin 6 (IL-6), was found to be significantly h...

AAO-SOE Joint Meeting research highlights

...aged cells, or other irritants, and to initiate tissue healing. If immune system regulation goes awry, an overly strong inflammatory response--such as hay fever or atherosclerosis--can result. In Dr. Law's study an inflammation-promoting biochemical, interleukin 6 (IL-6), was found to be significantly ...

Given a Choice, Kids Make Smart Choices

...l in Issaquah organized by Issaquah Highlands Council. Kids enjoyed pony-and-wagon rides, carnival games, face painting, ghost stories, mad science, a hay maze and the choice of healthy vs. candy treats. View a video about this event at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEXEHoLf71U Kids who visited t...

The upside to allergies: cancer prevention

...ix, pancreas and glial brain cells. Likewise, only allergies associated with tissues that are directly exposed to environmental assaultseczema, hives, hay fever and animal and food allergieshad inverse relationships to cancers. Such inverse associations were found to be far less likely for cancers of ...

Hay fever may be best treated with self-adjusted dosing

... Alexandria, VA hay fever, the often seasonal allergy that affects bet...Surgery. During the study by Thai researchers, hay fever, known clinically as allergic rhinitis, was ...with sneezing and congestion. It is estimated that hay fever accounts for approximately 2 percent of all ...

Creating lung cancer risk models for specific populations refines prediction

...ing smoking intensity variables: Pack-years of smoking for current smokers and the age at which former smokers stopped smoking, physician-diagnosis of hay fever and emphysema, exposure to asbestos and dusts, and family history of cancer. Suboptimal DNA repair capacity is associated with up to twofold ...

Hey fever! The surprise benefit of allergies

... Long-suffering victims of allergies such as asthma and hay fever might enjoy a surprise benefit, according to research led by the Univ...tions, they are 40 percent less likely to get NHL. Having had asthma and hay fever for a long time, also appears to be of greater benefit. The result...

Stomach bug appears to protect kids from asthma, says NYU study

...have asthma if they carried the bacterium, the researchers report. H. pylori carriers in teens and children were also 40 percent less likely to have hay fever and associated allergies such as eczema or rash. These results, which follow on from similar findings in adults published by the same author...

Saddle Up! Getting a Jump on Proper Horse Care

.... Because worms are typically ingested through food or water, avoid placing hay or grain on the ground. Most veterinarians advise de-worming horses at leas...ar depending on the type of pasture your horse grazes in and where the feed hay originates. Ask your veterinarian about the best de-worming program for you...

Traffic Pollution Puts Kids at Higher Allergy Risk

...ican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine , revealed significant links between the distance to the nearest road and asthmatic bronchitis, hay fever, eczema and allergic sensitizations. "[Children] living very close to a major road are likely to be exposed not only to a higher amount of ...

Road pollution blamed for higher allergy risk in kids

... ownership, and number of siblings, researchers found significant positive associations between distance to the nearest road and asthmatic bronchitis, hay fever, eczema and allergic sensitizations. They also found a distant-dependent relationship between proximity to the road and risk of allergic sensiti...

PA Budget Secretary Says Future Retiree Health Care Costs Estimated at $8.5 Billion

...th retiree health care costs were developed by the hay Group, a consulting firm based in Arlington, Va. Masch released the hay Group's final report today. The commonwealth p...nor.state.pa.us . EDITOR'S NOTE: A copy of the hay Group report on the commonwealth's post-retirement...

Ranbaxy Receives Final Approval to Manufacture and Market Cetirizine Hydrochloride Oral Solution

... Cetirizine Hydrochloride is indicated for the temporary relief of runny nose, sneezing, itching of the nose or throat, and itchy, watery eyes due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies. Other indications include relief from itching due to hives (urticaria). "We are pleased to receive this ...
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