Really?: The Claim: Acupuncture Can Reduce Symptoms of Hay Fever

Studies suggest that acupuncture can help with symptoms of hay fever, but the effects may be short-lived.
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Source: Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
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Source: Advances in Dermatology and Allergology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Postepy Dermatol Alergol Source Type: research
Authors: Namysłowski A, Samoliński BK, Lipiec A, Zieliński W, Sybilski AJ, Walkiewicz A, Samel-Kowalik P, Samoliński K, Raciborski F Abstract Introduction: Specific immunoglobulins E (sIgE) are important parameters to estimate severity of allergic diseases. Aim: To determine the influence of allergy risk factors on the concentration of specific IgE antibodies in serum. Material and methods: The concentration of sIgE antibodies against allergens Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, cat dander, timothy grass, Alternaria alternata were determined in serum of 4077 respondents randomly selected from 9 regions (EC...
Source: Advances in Dermatology and Allergology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Postepy Dermatol Alergol Source Type: research
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Source: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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Source: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
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Source: International Immunopharmacology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Int Immunopharmacol Source Type: research
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