Tag: "ragweed" at medical news
Allergies increase risk for corneal transplant rejection, UT Southwestern study shows
... in corneal graft rejection." Researchers applied ragweed
pollen for several days to the right eyes of mice ...ll of the grafts were rejected in mice with ocular ragweed
allergy. The allergic mice also had a rejection rate twice as fast as the control group.Researchers...
Study: Brain structures contribute to asthma
...x mildly asthmatic people who were asked to inhale ragweed
or dust-mite extracts. Subjects were then shown three types of words: asthma-related (such as "wheeze"), non-asthma negative (such as "loneliness") and neutral (such as "curtains"). Shortly after, researchers measured lung function in the subjects a...
Study shows escalating climate change impacts
...e by 213% by the 2080s. The report also finds that ragweed
pollen growth, stimulated by increasing levels of carbon dioxide, may be contributing to the rising incidence of asthma. Charles McNeill, Environment Programme Manager for the United Nations Development Programme, a co-sponsor of the study, pointed o...
Experimental ragweed therapy offers allergy sufferers longer relief with fewer shots
...zing, runny noses and itchy, watery eyes caused by ragweed
pollen might one day benefit from an experimental ...Baltimore, where the NEJM study was conducted, the ragweed
pollen season lasts from mid-August to October. Physicians treat people suffering from mild and mod...
New allergy vaccine provides long-lasting hay fever relief after just 6 weeks of shots
... experimental DNA-based vaccine to protect against ragweed
allergies, commonly known as hay fever, after just...y. The Hopkins study, conducted during two fall ragweed
("hay fever" ) seasons in Baltimore, Md., enrolled 25 volunteers, ages 23 to 60, with a demonstrated...
Study shows six-injection allergy vaccine tames hay fever for at least 2 years
..., double blinded study, begun in 2001, examined 25 ragweed
allergic (hay fever) volunteers at Johns Hopkins A... found to be maintained during the next subsequent ragweed
season, despite no further treatment of these individuals. Standard immunotherapy is a long-estab...