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How Probiotics Could Affect Hay Fever
2013-11-26 11:42:05

Norwich BioScience Institutes A study has shown that a daily probiotic drink changed how cells lining the nasal passages of hay fever sufferers reacted to a single out-of-season challenge. However, it did not lead to significant changes in hay fever symptoms, although this challenge test may not have accurately represented natural allergen exposure. Our immune system must distinguish between "friends" that can be beneficial to our health and "foes" that can have harmful effects. There...

Murder More Likely Than Dying From Severe Food Allergy Reaction
2013-11-26 05:32:14

[ Watch the Video: You Are More Likely To Die From Murder Than Food Allergies ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that between four and six percent of children in the US have some form of a food allergy, and while it also notes there is no cure for such an illness, redOrbit’s Brett Smith recently reported that a 10-year-old boy was in fact cured of his peanut allergy following a bone marrow...

allergies cause more severe migraines
2013-11-25 12:51:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have found that those who suffer from migraines and battles allergies endure a more severe form of headache then their peers. According to findings published in the journal Cephalalgia, allergies and hay fever, or rhinitis, may cause more significant migraines. Migraines are three times more common in women than men, and about 12 percent of the US population experiences this harsh headache. Moreover, experts say that somewhere...

2013-11-21 23:28:31

Just Around the Corner, Inc is now offering a healthy flooring solution that protects from allergens such as mold, dust mites, and pet dander. Hardwood flooring is a healthy alternative to allergen-heavy products such as carpet. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 In an effort to educate consumers on healthy home living, Just Around the Corner, Inc. is announcing its new allergy-friendly flooring products, offering homeowners and renovators desirable floor alternatives that protect...

2013-11-14 11:39:07

Women with asthma could take longer to conceive, according to new research. The study, published online today (14 November 2013), in the European Respiratory Journal, adds new evidence to suggest that asthma has a negative effect on fertility. Researchers from Bispebjerg University Hospital in Denmark analyzed data from questionnaires completed by a cohort of over 15,000 twins living in Denmark aged up to 41 years. The questionnaires included questions on the presence of asthma and...

Peanut Allergy Cured In Boy After Receiving Lifesaving Transplant
2013-11-11 13:53:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors have witnessed the first-ever curing of a dangerous peanut allergy in a 10-year-old boy, according to research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology's (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting in Baltimore over the weekend. “It has been reported that bone marrow and liver transplants can transfer peanut allergy from donor to recipient,” said Dr. Yong Luo, an ACAAI member and lead study author. “But...

2013-11-07 13:16:09

The greatest allergy myths and misconceptions, debunked From gluten allergy and hypoallergenic pets, to avoiding the flu shot because of an egg allergy, there are a lot of common myths and misconceptions about allergies. Many might be shocking due to a great deal of false information in the media and on the Internet. And some of the misconceptions can be damaging to your health if vaccinations are skipped and extreme dietary avoidances are taken. But where did all of these...


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Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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