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2013-06-06 23:00:28

Luxury Bath´s bathroom showers can help with the outbreak of bad allergies this spring. Allergies have been worse than previous years, according to USA Today report, and using Luxury Bath´s bathroom showers may help ease the allergy burden. Glendale Heights, IL (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 This spring Luxury Bath´s bathroom showers and shower spas are helping to relieve harsh allergies. Allergies have become worse than previous years, with climate change being the possible culprit,...

2013-05-21 08:30:38

MONTREAL, May 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - A national survey conducted by Léger Marketing highlights that one quarter of Canadians who suffer from allergies will wait until their symptoms become unbearable before seeking treatment, while half of Canadians will wait up to 24 hours before seeking relief. The survey also shows that 17% of Canadians do not seek any treatment, choosing instead to tolerate their discomfort. The survey, conducted by Leger on behalf of Merck,...

2013-04-30 10:32:23

Sperm cell release can be triggered by tightening the grip around the delivery organ, according to a team of nano and microsystems engineers and plant biologists at the University of Montreal and Concordia University. Concordia's nanobiotech team devised a microchip that enabled the University of Montreal biologists to observe what happened when pollen tubes — the sperm delivery tools used by plants — tried to negotiate a microscopic obstacle course. The pollen tubes were exposed...

2013-04-23 16:22:46

Northwestern Medicine expert offers tips to manage spring allergy symptoms CHICAGO, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring has arrived and warm weather is on its way. While many of us are eager for the change, nearly 50 million Americans now face the start of spring allergy season. Those who suffer from allergies are familiar with the nasal congestion, sneezing and itchy and watery eyes that accompany change in seasons. While it's impossible to avoid all allergens,...

2013-04-22 04:21:02

LONDON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seasonal sneezing and itchy red eyes brings misery to the 15 million(1) hayfever sufferers in the UK. For those working in cities, worsening traffic congestion, commuting and being 'too busy' is adding to 'urban hayfever' misery, with new figures released today, revealing that 17 per cent of sufferers have lost income as a result of their symptoms(2). The survey conducted by Merck Sharp & Dohme, makers of Clarityn Rapide, reveals more than...

2013-04-08 23:00:20

Dr. Farooq Ashraf, an Atlanta LASIK Surgeon, offered tips for allergy sufferers in an interview posted to his blog. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Dr. Farooq Ashraf, an Atlanta LASIK surgeon and ophthalmologist, was interviewed Monday about tips for allergy sufferers for pollen season. The interview can be found on the LASIK surgeon´s blog and includes tips for preventing and treating eye allergies and their symptoms. Ashraf says that preventing eye allergies before they arise is...

2013-04-05 23:01:50

Board-certified group operates only regional pollen and mold counter for spring allergy sufferers. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Spring is here and the Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center is once again offering public information from its proprietary pollen counter. The practice gathers data from the counter daily, posting it to the Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center website, http://www.carolinaasthma.com. Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center operates the only daily pollen...

2013-03-21 23:01:16

Allergy seasons are worsening, possibly because of climate change. Fighting back against allergy symptoms involves medications and other strategies, such as starting a nasal steroid spray weeks before the spring and possibly wearing a mask for outdoor yard work. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Although snow still blankets parts of northern states, spring allergy season is already underway in many parts of the country. It's starting earlier each year due to warmer weather patterns, reports...

Hyper And Micro-gravity Affect Processes Involved In Reproduction, Brain Diseases And Cancer
2013-03-14 12:12:58

University of Montreal University of Montreal researchers found that changes in gravity affect the reproductive process in plants. Gravity modulates traffic on the intracellular "highways" that ensure the growth and functionality of the male reproductive organ in plants, the pollen tube. "Just like during human reproduction, the sperm cells in plants are delivered to the egg by a cylindrical tool. Unlike the delivery tool in animals, the device used during plant sex consists of a single...

The Pollination Game Is Greatly Affected By A Changing Climate
2013-03-01 12:34:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The relationships among species change over time as shifts in an ecosystem begin to affect the organisms living in them. Climate change has placed a new emphasis on studying these shifting relationships and a team of biologists from the Midwest sifted through historical scientific logs to find that the plant-pollinator relationships in their area have been significantly altered over the past 120 years. Working out of Washington...


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2005-06-08 20:47:33

Iris is a genus of flowering plants with showy flowers ranging in color from gold, copper-red or yellow to white, blue, blue-violet, lavender, tan, maroon and purple. Pink and apricot colored irises have also been bred in some species. The name "Iris" can be applied to the genus or to any of the species within it. It is also applied to various subdivisions within the genus. Description There are many species of iris widely distributed throughout the northern temperate zone. Their...

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