Tag: "allergy" at medical news
Suppressing the cells that trigger cat allergy
...cells that cause cat allergy. Asthma and allergy
have become more frequent in all industrialized co... that keeping pets actually protects against later allergy
- i.e., that early exposure may somehow modify an individual's immune system to tolerate specific an...
Novel therapy tested in mice could chase away cat allergies
...proach to develop therapies to prevent deadly food allergy
reactions as well," says NIAID Director Anthony S....lease of a key chemical from cells involved in cat allergy
reactions. That chemical, histamine, brings on allergy
symptoms such as sneezing, wheezing, itching,...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...ricans. A typical charge for an office visit to an allergy
specialist is around $100, about twice the cost of...e over-the-counter drugs to help control suspected allergy
symptoms, said Sheryl Szeinbach, the study's lead author and a professor of pharmacy practice and ad...
Chemists identify immune system mechanism for methamphetamine binges
...he-counter drug ingredients, particularly cold and allergy
medicines. Available as a powder or crystal, the drug can be injected, snorted, swallowed and smoked to provide users with a sense of euphoria. Drug effects can last for up to 12 hours. Frequent use is associated with serious health problems, includi...
Study finds indoor allergen levels vary, cockroach allergens cause more asthma symptoms
...at allergen," said Dr. Rebecca Gruchalla, chief of allergy
at UT Southwestern and the study's lead author. "O... enrollment in the study. They also had a positive allergy
skin test to at least one of 11 indoor allergens such as dust mites, molds, cockroaches, pets or rod...
Cigarette smoke worsens respiratory infections in infants
...ckroach allergen, all of which have been linked to allergy
and asthma problems in older children and adults. "We were thinking that the kids who came from homes that had high allergen levels would already be compromised because they would have a reaction to those allergens and develop inflammation in their w...
Study examines three-day antibiotic regimens for treating bladder infection in women
... for acute cystitis if the woman has no history of allergy
to the drug and if the likelihood of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistance is low. In areas where the likelihood of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistance is high (greater than 20 percent) or in women who have risk factors for trimethoprim-sulfa...
High levels of airborne mouse allergen in inner-city homes could trigger asthma attacks
...a," Matsui says. "Testing these children for mouse allergy
needs to become as routine as testing for allergies to cockroach or dust mites, and clinicians need to be ready to recommend aggressive extermination of mice or other ways parents can control the home environment." Asthma affects approximately 15 mil...
A site for sore eyes: New target for allergies found under the eyelid
...ts receptors could help in the treatment of ocular allergy
and other allergic diseases. Allergies affect over... as asthma, dermatitis or anaphylaxis, a body-wide allergy
that left untreated can result in death. The UCL study suggests that drugs that block the binding of...
Leading researchers in allergic disease to gather for 2005 AAAAI Annual Meeting
...ducational sessions will explore: Hot topics in allergy
and asthma Advances in peanut allergy
Treatment of asthma in early childhood Allergic reactions to vaccines Hygiene Hypothesis for ast...
Millions who suffer from nut and milk allergies could benefit from Stanford researcher's test
...of people who suffer from food allergies. "Food allergy
is an important problem for which there is no good...ediatrics at Stanford and chief of the division of allergy
and immunology at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. "Developing a cure for this growing problem wi...
'Outgrown' a peanut allergy? Eat more peanuts!
Children who outgrow peanut allergy
have a slight chance of recurrence, but researcher...s team recommends that children who outgrow peanut allergy
eat concentrated forms of peanut products, such as peanut butter, shelled peanuts or peanut candy, a...
Allergy cancer link
...portant news for the increasingly large numbers of allergy
sufferers worldwide. "In our study, people with hives showed an increased risk of leukaemia," said Dr. Karin Sderberg, who carried out the research with her colleagues from the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. "We also found an increased risk of non-H...
LA BioMed research briefs
...In addition to providing readers with specific nut allergy
resources throughout, Oh and Kennedy also discuss ...s How to identify the symptoms of a nut or peanut allergy
Who to go to for testing and treatment and what to expect at the doctor's office How to identify f...
p110 delta: A key player in the allergic response
...alone, 1 in 3 people will suffer from some form of allergy
during their lifetime; some 9 million people suffe...are mainly non-specific, targeting the symptoms of allergy
rather than targeting what is actually happening in the mast cells themselves. "It is hoped that by ...
Intranasal corticosteroid receives FDA pregnancy Category B rating for allergic rhinitis
...as "hay fever," allergic rhinitis is a respiratory allergy
that causes an inflammation or irritation of the m...f seasonal (outdoor) and year-round (indoor) nasal allergy
symptoms in adults and children 6 years and older. Side effects are generally mild and may include ...
Seniors reduce or discontinue medications when faced with gap in drug coverage, UCLA study shows
... "Do we really want to use it up on a heartburn or allergy
medication? We can also help by thinking twice when writing a prescription. We need to offer patients more choices if there's a less expensive drug that might also be just as good." This will require a new way of thinking by physicians,. Tseng said...
FDA approves Adderall XR (R) to treat ADHD in adults
... emotional instability, mental illness, or a known allergy
to this type of medication. If you are currently taking or have recently taken a type of antidepressant called a MAO inhibitor or have a pre-existing structural cardiac abnormality, you should not take ADDERALL XR. There is a potential for worsenin...
New tests for nut allergens
...find ways of processing nuts to make them safe for allergy
sufferers. The techniques they developed during the analysis included the discovery of sensitive "marker proteins" that can be used to detect trace amounts of nuts in processed foods. "Definitely DOES contain traces of nuts" Professors Shridhar Sa...
National study shows 82 percent of U.S. homes have mouse allergens
...s should consider these risk factors when treating allergy
and asthma patients....
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