Tag: "allergens" at medical news
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...o use a blood test that specifically tests for the allergens
that trigger allergic rhinitis," she said, adding ..., and it also helps allergists hone in on specific allergens
during skin testing," Szeinbach said.People who see an allergist are almost always given a skin test...
Allergen exposure in inner cities varies throughout the U.S.
...xposed to significantly different levels of indoor allergens
depending on the area of the country and type of h...xposed to significantly different levels of indoor allergens
depending on what area of the country and type of home they live in. Their findings also suggest tha...
Cockroach allergens have greatest impact on childhood asthma in many US cities
...ng these allergen levels under control." Cockroach allergens
come from several sources such as saliva, fecal ma...e also discovered that the levels of both of these allergens
were influenced by housing type," noted Gruchalla. "Cockroach allergen levels were highest in high-r...
Study finds indoor allergen levels vary, cockroach allergens cause more asthma symptoms
DALLAS March 8, 2005 Cockroach allergens
exacerbate the symptoms of asthmatic children living in inner cities more so than dust mite or pet allergens
and amounts of cockroach allergens
varies widely in cities across the country, according to a UT So...
Cigarette smoke worsens respiratory infections in infants
...t to the children's homes and vacuumed up dust and allergens
to see whether those products might have played a ...ren who came from homes with the highest levels of allergens
had no effect on the severity of RSV infection. The researchers measured levels of dog and cat aller...
High levels of airborne mouse allergen in inner-city homes could trigger asthma attacks
...tantly work with rodents." Other common household allergens
known to affect asthma include proteins shed by cockroaches, dust mites, furry pets and mold, along with tobacco smoke and certain chemicals. While previous studies have examined exposure to settled dust mouse allergen in inner-city homes, this is be...
Supermarket bakery workers risk developing asthma
... the process by which repeated exposure to certain allergens
causes hypersensitivity, inducing or exacerbating asthma symptoms. Dr Paul Cullinan, from Imperial College London and Royal Brompton Hospital, and one of the researchers adds: "While bakers' asthma is unlikely to prove life threatening it can have ...
New treatment guidelines for pregnant women with asthma
...at make her asthma worse, such as tobacco smoke or allergens
like dust mites," added Dr. Schatz. The NAEPP was established in March 1989 to reduce asthma-related illness and death and to enhance the quality of life of people with asthma. Today, 40 organizations, including major medical associations, voluntary...
p110 delta: A key player in the allergic response
...ly inappropriate responses by the immune system to allergens
such as pollen, dust, insects and animals. This results in the activation of immune cells, called mast cells, which release inflammatory agents, leading to the symptoms so many of us know so well: runny noses, itching eyes, coughing, skin rashes and ...
World's largest scientific society holds regional meeting Sept. 29 - Oct. 2 in Fort Worth
...a symposium on the physical-chemical properties of allergens
and a symposium that addresses specific aspects of the green chemistry movement, including innovative industrial processes, green manufacturing and related topics. There will also be a session on nanotechnology in bioscience and electronic materials....
Intranasal corticosteroid receives FDA pregnancy Category B rating for allergic rhinitis
...ucous membranes lining the nose. It is caused by allergens
such as pollen, dust mites, mold, or animal dander and may produce sneezing, congestion, runny nose, and other related symptoms. According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, nearly 36 million people in the United States suff...
New tests for nut allergens
...on, it was consumers themselves who identified the allergens
and alerted the manufacturers. The discovery of re...hem to gamma radiation and thermal processing. The allergens
did not change, but the study proved that the new tests could still detect allergen traces in both r...
National study shows 82 percent of U.S. homes have mouse allergens
...chen floor concentrations exceed 1.6 micrograms of allergens
per gram of dust in about one in five homes (22 pe...ccupational settings. Until now, exposure to these allergens
had not previously been studied in residential environments on a national scale. Clinicians should c...
Ethnicity may affect allergies in children with asthma
...s more likely to be allergic to indoor and outdoor allergens
than white children with asthma. The study also f...rgens. Not knowing a child is allergic to certain allergens
may result in the child being continuously exposed to these allergens, which can ultimately make ast...
Mast cells to blame for allergic diarrhea
While exposure to food allergens
is often associated with diarrhea in humans, knowledge of the cell types and mediators involved in the process is still limited. A report from Marc Rothenberg and colleagues from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Ohio, in the December 4...
JCI Table of Contents
...me for allergic diarrhea While exposure to food allergens
is often associated with diarrhea in humans, knowledge of the cell types and mediators involved in the process is still limited. A report from Marc Rothenberg and colleagues from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Ohio, in the December 4 ...
NIEHS and American Public Health Association sponsor program
... the indoor environment, such as exposure to lead, allergens
that cause or exacerbate asthma, molds and fungi, rodent and insect pests, pesticide residues, and indoor air pollution. The program will conclude November 18 with three afternoon sessions that articulate the vision of "healthy people in healthy c...
Air pollutants alone may cause asthma attacks
...but [that an attack] also required the presence of allergens
such as pollen or house dust mites to establish ai... decipher the extent to which pollutant particles, allergens
or other factors contributed to the airway inflammation. This study introduces new and more rapid s...
JCI table of contents, 1 August 2003
...ress/17864.pdf Increasing tolerance to contact allergens
Common contact allergies are triggered by allergens
that affect the skin such as poison oak, poisin ivy, latex, dyes, fragrances, and metals. Researcher...
Is there a way to derail the children's 'Allergy March'?
...e need for medical intervention and elimination of allergens
from the environment. Negative results rule out allergy as a clinical factor and support further medical examination to identify the underlying factor of disease. There are limitations to even the most proven tests, however: a false positive reading ...