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Food-induced Allergic Inflammation In The Esophagus Promoted By Rare Immune Cells
2013-07-23 09:29:59

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Implications for treating some common food allergies Food is an integral part of life; but, for some, it can be harmful. Allergic inflammation caused by inappropriate immune responses to some types of food has become a major public health issue. Over the past ten years, the prevalence of food allergies has increased by nearly 20 percent, affecting an estimated six million people in the U.S. Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a food...

2013-07-21 23:01:54

Those dark circles are often a dust mite allergy, and there are thousands of culprits in your pillow . Relax Allergy all-cotton bedding can block them and let you wake up looking and feeling fresh Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 If you suffer from seasonal or year-round allergies, sneezing and a stuffy nose might not be the only side effects you have to suffer through. For some people, nasal congestion can cause blood flow to back up under the eyes, and this causes an allergy...

2013-07-19 14:34:06

A breakdown of the skin barrier and inflammation in the skin that occurs in eczema could play a key role in triggering food sensitivity in babies, a new study reveals. Scientists say this finding indicates that food allergies may develop via immune cells in the skin rather than the gut, highlighting eczema as a potential target for preventing food allergy in children. A link between eczema and food allergy has been known for some time, but researchers from King's College London and the...

2013-07-17 23:23:02

In light of the recent Asthma Capitals 2013 Report from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, FiltersFast.com is designating Wednesday, July 17, 2013 as Asthma Capitals and Air Quality Awareness Day. In recognition of the 22 million people suffering from asthma in the U.S., the company is offering cost-effective solutions in the fight against this chronic respiratory disease. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 FiltersFast.com, the leading online retailer of air filters and water...

2013-07-16 23:26:22

Ohio allergist, Dr. Summit Shah and his staff at Premier Allergy publish helpful infographic for those who suffer from allergies. Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Dr. Summit Shah, lead allergist at Premier Allergy, announces a new infographic to help educate the public about allergy statistics. The infographic is entitled "Allergies Are Nothing To Sneeze At" and includes valuable information about allergens, statistics, costs, and treatment options. "We think infographics...

2013-07-12 23:35:49

Online Allergies, a new free social media website, aims to prevent medical emergencies by making users' allergy information more accessible to friends and family in times of need. Burbank, California (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 There might not be a cure for allergies, but now with http://www.onlineallergies.com there's an easy way to help prevent and react to allergic reactions. Through Facebook-like profiles, users create lists of foods and medicines they are allergic to and easily...

2013-07-11 11:08:49

High polyunsaturated fat levels in cord blood raise risk of respiratory, skin allergies Children with high proportions of poly-unsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in cord blood at birth are more likely to develop respiratory and skin allergies in their early teens, according to research published July 10 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Malin Barman and colleagues from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. The researchers followed nearly 800 children born in 1996-97 for...

2013-07-10 12:50:52

Study highlights importance of doctors asking parents, children about asthma symptoms The allergist's office might not be a child's favorite place to visit, but it is a place where they should be able to say how their asthma makes them feel. While children might rely on parents to tell their doctor about how they are feeling, according to a study released today, children should do most of the talking. The study, published in the July issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology,...

2013-07-03 23:02:14

In response to record-high pollen production marking this year’s longer-than-average allergy season, Dreas Healthcare chiropractic clinic offers holistic treatment to help fight sinus allergies. North Olmstead, OH (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Experienced in treating sinus allergy symptoms by naturally strengthening the nervous system, the multi-disciplinary clinic Dreas Healthcare now offers a free consultation and pre-allergy exam in light of the peaking 2013 allergy season. Ohio State...


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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 vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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