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Cloned Cow Produces Non-Allergic Milk
2012-10-02 06:28:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers in New Zealand have created a genetically modified dairy cow whose milk may not cause allergic reactions. Two to three infants out of every hundred are allergic to a whey protein found in cow's milk called beta-lactoglobulin, or BLG. The research team from AgResearch engineered the cow - named Daisy - to produce milk that doesn't contain BLG. BLG, found in the milk of ruminants like cows but not in human milk, is a major...

2012-08-03 01:21:16

TAU research identifies a protein group that may kick-start allergic reactions Allergies, or hypersensitivities of the immune system, are more common than ever before. According to the Asthma and Allergies Foundation of America, one in five Americans suffers from an allergy – from milder forms like hay fever to more severe instances, like peanut allergies which can lead to anaphylactic shock. While medications like antihistamines can treat the symptoms of an allergic reaction, the...

2012-06-25 20:49:47

A team of researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and four other institutions have found that young children with documented or likely allergies to milk and/or eggs, whose families were instructed on how to avoid these and other foods, still experienced allergic reactions at a rate of almost once per year. Of severe cases, less than a third received epinephrine, a medication used to counter anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic condition. The findings are from an ongoing...

2011-12-02 01:52:22

Discovery provides new insights on role of histamine releasing factor in asthma and allergies La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology scientists have identified the histamine releasing factor (HRF) molecule as a promising target for developing new treatments for a number of allergic reactions including asthma. The research team, led by Toshiaki Kawakami, M.D., Ph.D., is also the first to clarify the role of the HRF molecule in promoting asthma and some allergies, including...

2011-07-11 00:00:30

JDP Therapeutics Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced positive results for Phase I clinical study of its lead candidate JDP-205, a novel treatment for allergic reactions being developed by JDP. Landsdale, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2011 JDP Therapeutics Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced positive results for Phase I clinical study of its lead candidate JDP-205, a novel treatment for allergic reactions being developed by JDP....


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