Jumat, 24 Oktober 2014

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Emergency epinephrine used 38 times in Chicago Public School academic year

Posted: 20 Oct 2014 07:55 AM PDT

During the 2012-2013 school year, 38 Chicago Public School students and staff were given emergency medication for potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. The impact during the initiative's first year underscores the need for stocking undesignated epinephrine in schools across the country.
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Rabu, 22 Oktober 2014

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Peanut in house dust linked to peanut allergy in children with skin gene mutation

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 07:11 AM PDT

A strong link between exposure to peanut protein in household dust during infancy and the development of peanut allergy in children genetically predisposed to a skin barrier defect has been discovered by researchers.
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Selasa, 21 Oktober 2014

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Pediatric allergology: Fresh milk keeps infections at bay

Posted: 20 Oct 2014 06:00 AM PDT

Infants fed on fresh rather than UHT cow's milk are less prone to infection, new research suggests. The authors recommend the use of alternative processing methods to preserve the protectants found in the natural product.
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Kamis, 16 Oktober 2014

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Key step in allergic reactions revealed

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 05:35 AM PDT

By studying the mode of action of the interleukin-33 protein, an alarmin for white blood cells, a team of researchers has been able to evidence truncated forms of the protein that act as potent activators of the cells responsible for triggering allergic reactions. This breakthrough in the understanding of the mechanisms underlying allergy could have important applications in the treatment of asthma and other allergic diseases such as eczema and allergic rhinitis.
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