Novel Thirdhand Smoke Exposure Route Identified

THS exposure route ID'd from partitioning of surface volatile organic compounds into aerosol phase
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

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Allergists are reminding parents there are some important things to keep in mind
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A watermelon allergy is rare, and symptoms include coughing, hives, and stomach cramping. A person can treat a mild allergic reaction with over-the-counter medication, but serious reactions may require emergency treatment. Learn more about an allergy to watermelon and how to handle it here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news
Salt&Straw Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling a limited number of its Chocolate Gooey Brownie pints because it may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The product is safe to consume unless you have a peanut allergy or sensitivity. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - Category: Food Science Source Type: news
Condition:   Pharyngeal Gonococcal Infection Intervention:   Drug: gentamicin 360mg IM Sponsors:   University of Washington;   National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Hypertrophic Scar Intervention:   Drug: Botox Sponsors:   Roy G. Geronemus, M.D.;   Allergan Recruiting
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araman Ö, Uzuner N Abstract Işık S, Çağlayan-Sözmen Ş, Asilsoy S, Kılıçarslan SK, Anal Ö, Karaman Ö, Uzuner N. Knowledge levels related to allergen specific immunotherapy and perspectives of parents whose children were diagnosed with asthma and/or allergic rhinitis in Turkey. Turk J Pediatr 2018; 60: 50-55. In the present study, we aimed to evaluate the knowledge levels and perspectives about allergen specific immunotherapy (ASI) of parents whose children were diagnosed with asthma and/or allergic rhinitis with positive skin prick test. The study was conducted between Septem...
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research
kman S, Can D Abstract Yazıcı S, Güneş S, Kurtuluş-Çokboz M, Kemer Ö, Baranlı G, Aşık-Akman S, Can D. Allergen variability and house dust mite sensitivity in pre-school children with allergic complaints. Turk J Pediatr 2018; 60: 41-49. The increase in the prevalence of allergic diseases in pre-school children who are often at home may be due to an increase in house dust mite sensitivity, which is rarely expected in this age group. In our study, it was aimed to investigate allergen sensitivities, especially house dust mite sensitivity in pre-school children with allergic disease complaints b...
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research
Updated Date: Aug 15, 2018 EST
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Updated Date: Aug 15, 2018 EST
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AbstractAllergic rhinitis (AR) is an IgE-mediated inflammatory disease of the nasal mucosa with well described local immune responses during allergen exposure. The frequent association of AR with general extra-nasal symptoms and other allergic conditions, such as conjunctivitis and asthma, however, support a more systemic disease impact. In addition to acute elevation of soluble inflammatory mediators in periphery blood, a growing number of studies have reported changes in circulating blood cells after specific nasal allergen challenge or environmental allergen exposure. These findings imply an involvement of specific bloo...
Source: World Allergy Organization Journal - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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