Senin, 23 Maret 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Air pollutants could boost potency of common airborne allergens

Posted: 22 Mar 2015 05:02 AM PDT

A pair of air pollutants linked to climate change could also be major contributors to the unparalleled rise in the number of people sneezing, sniffling and wheezing during allergy season. The gases, nitrogen dioxide and ground-level ozone, appear to provoke chemical changes in certain airborne allergens that may increase their potency. That, in combination with changes in global climate could help explain why allergies are becoming more common.
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Kamis, 12 Maret 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Uncovering the effects of cooking, digestion on gluten and wheat allergens in pasta

Posted: 11 Mar 2015 09:47 AM PDT

Researchers trying to understand wheat-related health problems have found new clues to how the grain's proteins, including gluten, change when cooked and digested. They report that boiling pasta releases some of its potential allergens, while other proteins persist throughout cooking and digestion. Their findings lend new insights that could ultimately help Celiac patients and people allergic to wheat.
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Kamis, 05 Maret 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Infant gut bacteria and food sensitization: Associations in the first year of life

Posted: 04 Mar 2015 10:09 AM PST

New light has been shed on changes in intestinal bacteria of infants that can predict future development of food allergies or asthma. The research reveals that infants with a fewer number of different bacteria in their gut at three months of age are more likely to become sensitized to foods such as milk, egg or peanut by the time they are one year old.
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Rabu, 04 Maret 2015

ScienceDaily: Allergy News

ScienceDaily: Allergy News


Marijuana: The allergen you never knew existed

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 09:37 AM PST

As marijuana's legal status throughout the country continues to change, people should know it can cause allergic reactions.

Pregnant women with asthma need to curb urge to ask for antibiotics

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 09:37 AM PST

Twice as many children born to mothers who took antibiotics during pregnancy were diagnosed with asthma by age 3 than children born to mothers who didn't take prenatal antibiotics, a new study has shown.

Advisory about not feeding peanuts to infants and young children at risk for peanut allergy

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 09:36 AM PST

Pediatric otolaryngologists and surgeons are concerned with parents getting the wrong message regarding the safety/desirability of letting babies and young children eat peanuts to prevent them from developing peanut allergies.
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