Air pollution may aggravate nasal suffering with colds and seasonal allergies

(Reuters Health) - People who get rhinitis - an inflamed or congested nose - from colds or allergies may feel much worse if they're exposed to high levels of air pollution, a recent study suggests.
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Authors: Ebo DG, Bridts CH, Rihs HP Abstract INTRODUCTION: IgE-mediated Hevea latex allergy and associated food-allergies constitute a significant health issue with serious consequences of diagnostic error. Hence, there is need for more reliable confirmatory diagnostics.Areas covered: Here, we summarize the major limitations of conventional tests using native extracts and describe how piecing together the IgE reactivity profile can benefit correct diagnosis in difficult cases in whom conventional tests yield equivocal or negative results. A diagnostic algorithm integrating traditional sIgE and component resolved di...
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People with rhinitis from colds or allergies may feel much worse if they're exposed to high levels of air pollution, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information
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We report a case of an 8-year-old boy who developed a cochineal allergy.Current disease history: He has been suffering from atopic dermatitis, bronchial asthma, and food allergies since childhood. At the age of seven, he experienced an unknown anaphylaxis reaction twice. When he was 8 years old, he ate a frankfurter containing hypoallergenic cochineal for the first time; cold sweat, intraoral discomfort, respiratory distress, and urticaria appeared throughout the body. His skin prick tests were positive, with a result of 2+to frankfurter and cochineal dyes (color value 0.1 and 0.01). In the immunoblot assay, binding of IgE...
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[STRATEGIC OUTLOOK TOWARD 2030: JAPAN'S RESEARCH FOR ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY]. Arerugi. 2020;69(1):23-33 Authors: Adachi T, Kainuma K, Asano K, Amagai M, Arai H, Ishii KJ, Ito K, Uchio E, Ebisawa M, Okano M, Kabashima K, Kondo K, Konno S, Saeki H, Sonobe M, Nagao M, Hizawa N, Fukushima A, Fujieda S, Matsumoto K, Morita H, Yamamoto K, Yoshimoto A, Tamari M PMID: 32051366 [PubMed - in process]
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Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Functional Foods, Volume 67Author(s): Yoshinori Mine, Kaustav Majumder, Yan Jin, Yuhan ZengAbstractThe aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of Rubus suavissimus S. Lee extract against hen egg ovalbumin (OVA)-induced allergic response in mice. BALB/c mice were sensitized with OVA via intraperitoneal injection for four weeks and subsequently administered the different doses of Rubus suavissimus S. Lee extract (0.1 0.5 and 1.0% w/v) in drinking water. We demonstrated that Rubus suavissimus S. Lee extract can attenuate OVA allergic response in mice by inducing immune dese...
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Audit comes in response to surge of telemarketing scams targeting Medicare recipients
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Conclusion The scale aims to identify the areas of eating behavior that are altered in individuals with ASD, allowing more specific therapy to be implemented. The tool could also be used to measure the effectiveness of treatment.
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