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Children More Likely To Develop Food Allergies Because Of Their Race
2013-02-24 07:22:29

[WATCH VIDEO: Cure for Peanut Allergy May Be... Peanuts] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Race and possibly genetics influence whether or not children will develop food-related allergies, researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have discovered in a new study. According to HealthDay News, the study focused on over 500 children who were making clinical visits at the age of two. Each youngster was skin-tested for three types of food allergens —...

2013-02-06 12:55:57

Researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health untangle complex web of factors behind high rates of asthma in urban environment An allergic reaction to cockroaches is a major contributor to asthma in urban children, but new research suggests that the insects are just one part of a more complex story. Very early exposure to certain components of air pollution can increase the risk of developing a cockroach allergy by age 7 and children with a common mutation in a...

2013-02-05 23:02:38

Pollen-8.com is a newly launched web portal that brings marketers and reviewers together to sample and review the latest products and services utilizing not only blogs, but a variety of social media channels. Needham, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 Pollen-8.com believes that bloggers and social media influencers of all levels can have an impact on sales and marketing trends by sharing their opinions through a wide range of social sites. A Pollen-8 reviewer can be an influential blogger with...

2013-02-05 10:26:41

New study finds those living close to the equator are at higher risk Those living near the equator may find themselves sneezing and wheezing more than usual. And the reason may not be due to increasing pollen counts. According to a new study released today, in the February issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), living in locations closest to the equator can put you at increased risk of...


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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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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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