Senin, 18 Mei 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Many children with asthma have reaction to peanuts, but do not know it

Posted: 17 May 2015 11:34 AM PDT

In recent years and months, peanut allergies in children have been in the news frequently, as scientists reveal new insights into why more and more children are developing them and what can be done to avoid them. However, until now, few have studied the connection between peanut allergy and childhood asthma.
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Jumat, 15 Mei 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Educating the immune system to prevent allergies

Posted: 14 May 2015 06:58 AM PDT

With the arrival of spring, millions of people have begun their annual ritual of sneezing and wheezing due to seasonal allergies. A research team is bringing them hope with a potential vaccine that nudges the immune response away from developing allergies. The findings have major clinical implications since allergies and asthma often start in childhood and for which there is presently no cure.
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Jumat, 08 Mei 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Treatment against seasonal hay fever should be initiated prior to season, study shows

Posted: 04 May 2015 07:34 AM PDT

Allergen-specific T cells are resident in the mucosa outside the pollen season and react strongly to pollen extract, suggesting that these T cells are long-lived resident memory cells, researchers say. As a result, they suggest that treatment for hay fever be initiated prior to the traditional hay fever season.

Low-allergen soybean could have high impact

Posted: 04 May 2015 06:44 AM PDT

A new variety of low-allergenic soybean has been created by researchers. The new crop could have a major impact on the production of baby formula, processed foods and livestock feed, they say.
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Rabu, 06 Mei 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Women hospitalized 60 percent more than men after emergency asthma treatment

Posted: 05 May 2015 05:30 AM PDT

Women with acute asthma who are treated in the emergency department are 60 percent more likely than men to need hospitalization, a study shows. The authors speculate that there are a number of reasons for their findings, including altered perception of airflow obstruction, potential influences of female sex hormones, differences in bronchial hyper responsiveness and health behaviors.
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