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Conclusions: In asthma and allergy, multimorbidity and polypharmacy are major concerns. Disease severity, drug use, and costs increased with multimorbid conditions. To reduce the burden, allergy management should be better integrated and more comprehensive.Int Arch Allergy Immunol
Source: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- You might be surprised to learn that food allergies can start in adulthood and involve a food you've eaten without a problem for your entire life. For adults as well as kids, the top -- but not the only -- food culprits...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
In conclusion, activation of TLR3 induces IFN-γ+ Foxp3+ Tregs, which can prevent FA development and inhibit existing FA in mice. PMID: 30997942 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Leukocyte Biology - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: J Leukoc Biol Source Type: research
In this study, the gut microbiota of 30 LC patients and 30 healthy controls were examined via next-generation sequencing of 16S rRNA and analyzed for diversity and biomarkers. We found that there was no decrease in significant microbial diversity (alpha diversity) in LC patients compared to controls (P observed = 0.1422), while the composition (beta diversity) differed significantly between patients and controls (phylum [stress = 0.153], class [stress = 0.16], order [stress = 0.146], family [stress = 0.153]). Controls had a higher abundance of the bacterial phylum Actinobacteria and genus Bifidobacterium, while patients wi...
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
We identified a maternal triacylglycerol signature associated with offspring risk of developing food allergy. The adverse impact of maternal triacylglycerols may be partly alleviated by early introduction of solid foods to at-risk children.
Source: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion In Table 1, an overview is presented of the complex roles of AAs described in this review regarding the microbiome-gut-immune-brain axis in ASD. Besides behavioral deficits, people with ASD are characterized by systemic inflammation, gastrointestinal immune-related disturbances and changes in the gut microbiota composition. Moreover, differences in levels of specific AAs in various body compartments, including the intestinal tract, blood, urine and brain have been reported in patients with ASD, as well as in rodent models for ASD. This review described that specific AAs can modulate the intestinal epithelial im...
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Gerry Morrow reviews the evidence-based approach to diagnosis Related items fromOnMedica NHS type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programme exceeds expectations Campaigners call for 18 age limit on energy drinks Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 Weight loss targets exceeded on NHS type 2 diabetes prevention programme Low fat vs low carb diet success not linked to genetics
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In conclusion, our findings identify ALCAM as a novel therapeutic target for preventing corneal allograft rejection in high-risk patient populations. Moreover, given the documented contribution of ALCAM to (lymph)angiogenesis, DC migration, and T cell activation, ALCAM blockade might represent a therapeutic strategy for treating other immune-mediated inflammatory conditions, such as solid organ transplant rejection, allergy or autoimmune diseases. Experimental Procedures Cloning, Expression, and Purification of I/F8-Fc and KSF-Fc For cloning of I/F8-Fc and KSF-Fc the respective scFv sequence was amplified from previousl...
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
During the 20th century, medicine became very good at compartmentalizing different systems of the body in order to understand them better. However, today we are increasingly realizing that different systems of the body are interconnected and cannot be completely understood in isolation. The brain-gut connection is one very important example of this phenomenon. Anatomy of the brain-gut connection What exactly is the connection between brain and gut? The brain sends signals to the digestive, or gastrointestinal (GI), tract via the sympathetic (“fight or flight”) nervous system and the parasympathetic (“rest...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Complementary and alternative medicine Digestive Disorders Health Mind body medicine Pain Management Source Type: blogs
Title: Preventing Kids' Food Allergies Starts in InfancyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news
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