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Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies

...portant first step to personalizing treatments for allergy and asthma, both worldwide diseases that interfere...n immune stimulus. Because people with asthma and allergy share this common etiological pathway, they show different expressions of their disease with a wide ...

People with peanut allergy at risk of allergic reaction to lupin flour

... LANCET concludes that adults and children with an allergy to peanuts could also be allergic to lupin flour-a... UK. The authors suggest that people with a peanut allergy should avoid all products containing lupin flour until they can be specifically tested to see if the...

The world's leading researchers in clinical immunology to gather for FOCIS 2005

...mune system Gene therapy Susceptibility gene for allergy and asthma Members of the media may register without charge and have complete access to the educational sessions occurring at the 2005 Annual Meeting. A press room with interview space, computers, modem lines, telephone and fax services will be ava...

Children with autism have distinctly different immune system reactions compared to typical children

...Van de Water, associate professor of rheumatology, allergy and clinical immunology at the UC Davis School of Medicine and the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute. "While impaired communication and social skills are the hallmarks of the disorder, there has not yet been strong scientific evidence that the immune syste...

Medication errors continue even in highly computerized hospital

...ed drug-drug interaction checking and computerized allergy tracking and alerting, the authors suggest that a VA hospital offers an appropriate setting for testing the impact of computer systems on adverse drug events. Pharmacists used standardized criteria to classify adverse drug events. Among 937 hospital...

Laughter-induced asthma: It's no joke

... odors, and it's even more common than dust mites, allergy to animals and molds," he said. "It's a little-appreciated frequent trigger." The study found that the most common symptom in patients with laughter-induced asthma was coughing, which generally starts within two minutes. The next most common symptom ...

Key milestone in antifungal treatment for severe asthma

...tudying the more common association between fungal allergy and those with severe asthma who do not have ABPA. Volunteers are screened and, if testing shows allergy to one or more fungi, allocated itraconazole capsules or matching dummy capsules for 8 months. So f...

New food allergy research consortium focuses on peanut allergy

... basic immunologic mechanisms associated with food allergy in animal models and humans, and, ultimately, to t...be a clinical study to evaluate a potential peanut allergy therapy. This potential therapy is expected to work in much the same fashion as allergy shots in whi...

$1.3 million NIH grant awarded to Florida Tech chemistry professor

...ened the field to medical research in the areas of allergy and inflammation. Among his other accomplishments,..., a leukotriene-D4 antagonist, used by millions of allergy sufferers for the relief of asthma and rhinitis symptoms....

ACP publishes 'Expert Guide to Sports Medicine'

...atology, pain management, infectious diseases, and allergy and immunology....

Asthma home intervention cost-effective for inner-city children, research reveals

...ntion's cost. Expenses arose from administering an allergy skin test, hiring and training high school graduates as environmental counselors, buying air filters and vacuum cleaners and engaging pest management services when needed. Vacuum cleaners served to effectively remove cockroach droppings, dust mites, ...

New studies gauge knowledge, attitudes and preferences of patients with irritable bowel syndrome

...respondents believed that IBS develops due to food allergy or intolerance, while an even larger percentage (82 percent) reported that a change in their daily routine causes IBS. Significant misconceptions were identified regarding the natural history of IBS, with one-third of respondents believing that onc...

Nine percent of children may outgrow their tree nut allergies

Approximately 9% of children with an allergy to tree nuts will outgrow their allergy, including...rs recommend that children with a current tree nut allergy be re-evaluated periodically by their allergist/immunologist to assess whether they have developed a...

News briefs from the journal CHEST, November 2005

..., shows a new study. Italian researchers performed allergy tests, lung function tests, and specific inhalation challenge (SIC) on 47 hair stylists (mean age 25), suspected of having occupational asthma. Average overall duration of exposure to persulphate salts was seven years. Results showed that 51.1 percen...

Some outgrow allergy to tree nuts, Johns Hopkins Children's Center experts report

... pecans, cashews and other tree nuts outgrow their allergy over time, including those who've had a severe rea...t as many as 20 percent of children outgrow peanut allergy and recommended that allergists periodically retest their patients. The current study explored wheth...

Shire announces positive two-year study of ADDERALL XR in the treatment of adult ADHD

... emotional instability, mental illness, or a known allergy to this type of medication. Abuse of amphetamines may lead to dependence. Misuse of amphetamine may cause sudden death and serious cardiovascular adverse events. These events have also been reported rarely with amphetamine use. If you are current...

Postmenopausal women with heart disease should take aspirin

... women not to be taking aspirin is if they have an allergy or suffer severe side effects." For his study, Berger analyzed the data collected by the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study, a National Institutes of Health-funded project that has been following 93,676 postmenopausal women between the age...

HRCT reveals asthmatic risk long after cat allergen exposure

...T to measure lung function in 10 people with known allergy to cats. After being exposed to cat allergens, the...ely in the face of reports that childhood rates of allergy and asthma are on the rise. According to the recent National Survey of Lead and Allergens in Housing...

Endotoxins in house dust pose a significant risk for asthma

...ing," said Dr. Thorne. "No effect was observed of allergy status on the relationship between endotoxin and a...rrent endotoxin exposure may have little impact on allergy status and that airway inflammation is the most significant effect of endotoxin exposure in a cross-...

Anthroposophic lifestyle reduces risk of allergic disease in children

...dy was to identify possible protective factors for allergy associated with the anthroposophic lifestyle. A previous Swedish study showed a reduced risk of atophy, but the specific reason behind that was not discovered. Information about environmental exposure, history of infections, diet, animal contact, ant...

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