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Trojan Horse Virus Controls Hiv Infection
... malaria and other infectious diseases, as well as allergies
and asthma. NIH is an agency of the U.S.Department of Health and Human Services....
Lactose-Intolerant People Should Drink More Milk, Expert Says
...lack of the enzyme from birth." Savaiano says milk allergies
appears in 5 percent of newborns, but that almost all infants outgrow this allergy by their first birthday. "The best way to deal with this is to continue breast feeding," he says....
Allergies To Rubber Affect 12.5 Percent Of Health Care Workers
...e proteins: they have special antibodies linked to allergies
and specificfor the rubber proteins, but no allerg...to be the firstdefinitive U.S. prevalence study of allergies
to rubber proteins. Hamilton presents his group's results, funded by the National Institutes...
Cystic Fibrosis Gene Protects Against Typhoid Fever
..., malaria and other infectiousdiseases, as well as allergies
and immunology. In addition to NIAID, theNational Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) supports Dr. Pier's currentresearch. NIAID and NHLBI are components of the National Institutes of Health(NIH). NIH is an agency of the U.S. Department of Hea...
Dust Mite Behavior May Show New Ways To Control Pests
...6;tpose a threat, except for people with asthma or allergies
who react negativelyto the mite droppings. Most people dont even notice that the mitesare around. Glass said that clustering might contribute to the dust mites prevalence.Mites are not supposed to be able to survive below 50 percen...
Allergy And Asthma-Exaceberating Mites, Molds And Pollens On The Rise Due To El Niño . . . La Niña
...s Dr.Mohsenifar. "Early detection and treatment of allergies
helps prevent long-termchanges and damage to the l... fruit trees, weeds and grasses. Once the specific allergies
have been identified, many treatment options areavailable: antihistamines, cortisone sprays, and cro...
Genetic Link Shows Children With Allergies Have Greater Tendency To Have Behavior Problems Than Children With No Allergies
DENVER--Children with severe allergies
have a greater tendency to also havesignificant be...a child has behaviorproblems if he or she also has allergies
is about 10 percent higher than a childwithout allergies. "This seems to be caused by genetics," ...
Key Asthma And Allergy Molecule Pictured
...hat leadto the itching, sneezing and congestion of allergies
-- and the life-threateningrespiratory distress of asthma and anaphylactic shock. Other members of the antibody receptor family are involved in tumor recognition,autoimmune diseases such as arthritis, and in normal immunity. The IG-E receptor was of ...
Chelation Therapy May Alter Immune System
...in immune responses, such as those associated with allergies
and asthma. "We still have a lot to learn," Dietert says. "Certainly we are not suggestingthat a life-saving treatment like DMSA be abandoned. But a more completeunderstanding of all the factors involved should make this DMSA more beneficialfor rec...
Study Suggests New Approach To Asthma
...tes that many asthmatic patients don't suffer from allergies
and thatmost patients with allergies
don't develop asthma. "That suggests some othercontributing event," he says. He has focused on one o...
Even in the Amazon jungles, treatment for heat exhaustion is the same as it is right here at home
...ectrolyte balance. Antihistamines taken to counter allergies
also cancause problems of fluid absorption and output. Little children are at increased risk, too, says Dr. Hardy, because they can'tcomplain, their skin is very sensitive to sunburn, and they have a small bodymass, making it harder for their bodies ...
Mayo Clinic study implicates fungus as cause of chronic sinusitis
...m) becomeairborne like pollen. Some people develop allergies
to fungi. The new evidencefrom the Mayo study suggests that many people also develop a different kind ofimmune system response....
Advance in asthma research announced
... from these serious diseases. Childhood asthma and allergies
in children and adultsare among the fastest growin...on, estimates from a skin test survey suggest that allergies
affect morethan 50 million people in the U.S. The discovery is a result of a collaboration between H...
Lung ailments come with the paycheck for wide swath of workers
.... Agriculture workers are also prone to developing allergies
to molds that grow in hay bales. . The seafood ind...to food dust and can infiltrate the lungs, causing allergies
and asthma. . Hospitals. The chemicals used to sterilize instruments can sometimes cause allergies. ...
Cat allergy sufferers find relief in asthma drug
... The researchers enlisted 18 individuals with cat allergies
and randomly assigned them to receive one week eac...c to cats than dogs, and in the United States, cat allergies
affect between 5 percent and 10 percent of the population. Other authors of the study are Wanda Phi...
Cincinnati Children's researchers uncover critical food allergy pathway
... first experimental system to analyze complex food allergies
not related to anaphylaxis (an exaggerated allergi...clinical immunology. "For example," he says, "food allergies
such as peanut anaphylaxis now affect about 5% of the population. These problems are particularly c...
Molecular structure key to allergies and asthma is identified
...the more than 50 million Americans who suffer from allergies
and asthma, researchers at Northwestern University...he development of a new class of drugs that attack allergies
at their source, preventing the cascade of released chemicals that leads to the itching, sneezing an...
Even the Immune System works with Pincers
...bilities not only for the therapy of diseases like allergies
or autoimmune diseases, but also in the field of transplantation medicine. The most important weapon in the defense of diseases in the human organism are Y-shaped antibodies, the so-called immunoglobulins (Ig). Many quintillions of ...
Changes in diet related to prevalence of asthma and allergies
...are striking differences in lifestyle and rates of allergies
across the country. More than 100 children, drawn from Jeddah and several rural villages, and with symptoms of asthma and wheeze, were compared with 200 non-asthmatic children. Their average age was 12. Family history, allergic tendencies and a poor ...
Mouse allergy contributes to inner-city asthma crisis
...t cats, dogs, dust mites and cockroaches can cause allergies
that trigger the wheezing and constricted airways ...ated people who work with mice in laboratories for allergies
to the furry creatures, until now, not much was known about mouse allergy in the general population....
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