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Allergies To Double By 2040
2012-11-09 21:21:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Pollen counts could more than double in the next three decades, according a study being presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). Many say that 2012 has been the worst for allergies, but the scientists say that the year 2040 will most definitely top what we've seen in the past decade. Dr. Bielory, ACAAI board member, said that climate changes would...

Google Helps Find Allergy Trends
2012-11-09 14:20:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Information is power, and what better way to get this information than Google? Sure, the world´s largest search engine is a doorway to the massive stores of the world´s collected wisdom, but it turns out this door works both ways. Google and other organizations are able to study just what it is the world is searching for and turn that into even more information, providing an insight on trends and behaviors. One such...

Allergy Free Plants On The Horizon?
2012-09-01 07:44:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Those who love gardening, or just enjoy the beauty of plant life, but are unable to do so as a result of hay fever or similar allergic reactions will undoubtedly welcome new research out of Spain that could result in long-lasting, pollen-free plants. According to an August 30 statement, researchers from the Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas (IBMCP) and BIOMIVA S.L. were able to alter an ornamental...

2012-06-10 23:02:30

Bee products such as Royal Jelly, Propolis Bee Pollen and Manuka Honey have been used therapeutically since ancient times and are frequently recommended by Chinese and alternative medicine practitioners. As Westerners swing toward natural therapies and lifestyles, Australian bee product specialist Natural Life is finding a new niche market for bee health products. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) June 09, 2012 As the worldwide trend towards natural therapies continues, Australian bee product...

2012-05-22 22:07:39

Although many people take bee pollen as a health supplement, it can cause severe anaphylactic reactions. However, most people are unaware of the risks, states an article published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). A case study in the journal illuminates the possible hazards of ingesting bee pollen. A 30-year-old woman with seasonal allergies but no history of allergies to food, drugs, insects or latex had an anaphylactic reaction after taking bee pollen. She had swelling of...

2012-05-22 00:45:30

Some pollens are much more aggressive than others There are pollens — and there are pollens, as scientists from across Europe discovered while investigating the allergic potential of pollens from the three main triggers of hay fever in Europe: birch, grass and olive. Different people can have very different allergic reactions to a particular type of pollen, however, and as the Hialine study researchers have now found, the allergenicity of the pollens also varies. Depending on the...


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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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