Tag: "cat" at medical news
Scientists discover way to control allergic reactions
...cientists have discovered a novel method to reduce cat
allergic reactions by topping up the immune cells ...extent of the allergic inflammation. They injected cat
allergen synthetic peptides into volunteers to stimulate the growth of the regulatory cells, and fou...
Steady rise in allergic diseases over quarter of a century
...hree inhaled allergens grass and tree pollen, and cat
dander. The samples were also tested for antibodies to hepatitis A and to H. Pylori infections. The team found highly significant increases over time in the proportion of men testing positive to Phadiatop and with specific IgE to the three inhaled al...
Study finds maternal exposure to parasitic infection may increase risk of schizophrenia in offspring
...ot washing one's hands after gardening or changing cat
litter boxes. Researchers found a potential link between high maternal toxoplasmosis gondii antibody titers and development of schizophrenia spectrum disorders in the adult offspring. No association was found for moderate antibody titers. While ac...
Day care settings are a significant source of indoor allergens
... "Interestingly, similar to other studies, dog and cat
allergens were detected in nearly all the facilities tested, although no dog or cat
was observed in most," said, Samuel Arbes, Ph.D., a NIEHS researcher and lead author on the study. "...
HRCT reveals asthmatic risk long after cat allergen exposure
... - For the first time, researchers have shown that cat
allergens can impair lung function in people with ...gical Society of North America (RSNA). "We studied cat
allergen because it's an extra-fine particle that is both airborne and capable of penetrating deep i...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- July 26, 2006
...s. A few of licks, for instance, can be fatal to a cat
or dog. Antifreeze bittering bills pending in the House and Senate would require manufacturers to add denatonium benzoate (DB) to these ethylene glycol automotive fluids. DB has an intensely bitter taste and has been used in other consumer products...
Quick -- whats that smell?
...ly developed sense of smell - such as dog, rat, or cat
- may have over a thousand different receptor types. It is thought that perception of any one odorant probably involves simultaneous stimulation of several different receptors and that an olfactory code enables identification of specific odorants by ...
Wheezy, allergic children are more prone to asthma
...hildren who become sensitive to allergens, such as cat
hair, and suffer from wheezing in their first three years of life are prone to developing asthma*, according to an Article in this week's issue of The Lancet. Between birth and school age some children who experience persistent wheezing lose their ...
USC research shows dogs and smog don't mix
...cough, phlegm production or bronchitis and dog and cat
ownership among 475 southern California children with asthma who participated in the Children's Health Study, a longitudinal study of air pollution and respiratory health. Children with dogs had significantly increased cough, phlegm production and...