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2012-02-15 21:42:14

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a new molecule that could offer the hope of new treatments for people allergic to the house dust mite. The team of immunologists led by Dr Amir Ghaem-Maghami and Professor Farouk Shakib in the University´s School of Molecular Medical Sciences have identified the molecule DC-SIGN which appears to play a role in damping down the body´s allergic response to the house dust mite . The molecule can be found on the surface of...

2011-12-03 16:00:00

"The Doctors" recently featured Allergy Armor Ultra bedding as an effective way to combat dust mite, pollen and dander allergies. Allergy Armor is a complete line of barrier bedding exclusive to local Atlanta business, AchooAllergy.com. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 03, 2011 On November 24th, the Emmy Award-winning show âœThe Doctorsâ featured Allergy Armor products by AchooAllergy.com as part of their episode âœAir: Are You...

Study Finds Purifier Can Help Asthmatics
2011-11-25 05:58:06

A new air purification machine that cleans the air while asthma sufferers sleep reportedly can drastically reduce the symptoms they experience during the course of a day. According to Andrew Hough of the Telegraph, the $6,000-plus device is a "temperature controlled laminar airflow treatment" system known as Protexo, which "filters out airborne triggers such as dust particles and mites, pet hairs and powders that cause irritation and inflammation of the lungs." Hough says that...

2011-11-14 16:00:00

This week is Indoor Allergy Week which aims to highlight ways to avoid household triggers to various allergies. One particular pest is the house dust mite that can affect air quality indoors and cause side effects such as congestion, shortness of breath, itchy eyes, poor sleeping and headaches. John Robinson of Dry Wonder said âœIndoor Allergy Week raises the awareness of the problems household dust mites and pets create for some people. The unique abilities of...

2011-11-04 08:00:00

This amazing cleaner is a waterless carpet cleaner using organic ingredients. It is anti-bacterial and kills dust mites but is pet friendly. It will also prevent asthma. Use this product for regular maintenance of your carpet. The recent recognition of powder cleaners in the Northern hemisphere is the reason Dry Wonder has decided now is the right time to launch its hugely successful product range into Europe. Dry Wonder is unique in that it is a totally environmentally friendly...

2011-08-24 18:41:05

Wheezy toddlers who have a sensitivity to house dust mites are more at risk of developing asthma by the age of 12, a University of Melbourne led study has shown. Children aged one — two years with a family history of allergy, who had a positive skin prick test to house dust mites, had a higher risk of developing asthma later in life. Results showed 75 per cent of these children had asthma at aged 12 compared to 36 per cent of children without a positive skin prick test. Lead...


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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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