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2014-06-11 08:27:57

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - TWO THIRDS OF PARENTS SAY ALLERGIES, INCLUDING HAY FEVER, ARE RUINING THEIR CHILDREN'S LIVES - A FIFTH OF ADULTS DREAD SUMMER BECAUSE OF THEIR HAY FEVER - BRITISH SUFFERERS WILL SPEND GBP384 MILLION TREATING ALLERGIES THIS YEAR ALONE[1] The true scale of the allergy epidemic is revealed in the British Airborne Allergy Report* commissioned by air purification specialists Fellowes...

2014-03-31 08:29:31

New Spring Allergy Capitals Report is a Reminder that Sneezin' Season is Already Here Despite a Winter that Won't Give Up WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- So much for "out like a lamb" this March. Polar vortexes, blizzard bombs, Arctic leaking, weather whiplash. All of these terms have been used recently to explain colder-than-usual temperatures and lingering winter conditions nationwide, even though the vernal equinox - the first day of spring - has already arrived. But...

2014-01-12 23:01:56

Properly cleaned carpets can trap household and foreign allergens and improve the overall air quality of a home or business, according to series of studies conducted by Airmid Healthgroup Limited. Dalton, GA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Properly cleaned carpets can trap household and foreign allergens and improve the overall air quality of a home or business, according to series of studies conducted by Airmid Healthgroup Limited. The research, revealed by Shaw Industries, contradicts “the...

2012-05-22 00:45:30

Some pollens are much more aggressive than others There are pollens — and there are pollens, as scientists from across Europe discovered while investigating the allergic potential of pollens from the three main triggers of hay fever in Europe: birch, grass and olive. Different people can have very different allergic reactions to a particular type of pollen, however, and as the Hialine study researchers have now found, the allergenicity of the pollens also varies. Depending on the...

2012-05-21 23:03:07

COIT, a leading supplier of specialty cleaning and disaster restoration services headquartered in San Francisco, has some tips for managing spring allergies. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 “Many of our customers contact us because they suffer from spring allergies and want to minimize contact with allergens in their homes,” Bob Kearn, President and CEO of COIT, said. “A number of home and business cleaning practices can help, and there are also general steps...

2012-04-10 23:02:37

Allergic disease affects as many as 40-50 million Americans. During spring, many people with untreated allergic symptoms are unaware of how much better they can feel and see once their symptoms are properly diagnosed and managed. Most trees and grasses release pollen in the spring and summer. The warmer temperatures associated with climate change may be causing plants to grow faster, bloom earlier and produce more pollen. This results in longer allergy seasons, as well as increased allergy...

2012-01-27 11:00:00

Researcher and radio talk show host, Sharon Kleyne, describes the causes of dry eye and susceptibility to eye allergies. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 The rapid worldwide increase in dry eye disease, according to researcher and radio talk show host Sharon Kleyne, is also creating a crisis in eye allergies, often called "allergic dry eye." Both dry eye and allergy eye involve loss of water in the eye's all-important tear film. Treat one condition, she advises, and you will usually...

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2011-06-11 06:50:00

Scientists who have developed a drug that stops reactions rather than just treats symptoms have given cat lovers allergic to their pets new hope. British researchers discovered how the animals trigger allergies in different people after they isolated a part of a cell related to minute particles of cat skin. The discovery sheds light on how the body's immune system identifies and reacts to allergens.  The researchers identified a cell component which plays a key role in triggering...

2011-05-11 15:28:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Kentuckians are suffering this allergy season from red, swollen or itchy eyes. The allergens in the air during spring and early summer can cause allergy sufferers to dread seemingly simple activities, like taking your child for a walk outdoors. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, approximately 40 million Americans have indoor/outdoor allergies, and of that 40 million, approximately four percent suffer from...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.