AGEs and Allergies in Children.

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The head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has become the face of the nation's pandemic response. Lee Cowan talks about how Dr. Anthony Fauci, the most-trusted voice in the administration's efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus, has earned plenty of admirers — and some good-natured displays of appreciation.
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AbstractAllergic diseases are on the increase and can affect the child ’s well-being. The aim of this survey was to assess regional schools’ preparedness in dealing with anaphylaxis following the publication of national and international guidelines for schools in 2014. The survey was developed in 2015 and distributed to schools in Cumbria, North West England, UK be tween 2015 and 2016. Only 47% of the respondents (95% CI, 39–57%) felt confident to manage anaphylaxis. Schools without allergic pupils were significantly less likely to have a standard management protocol in place for emergencies compared to&n...
Source: European Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 12 March 2020Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Karsten Weller, Tamara Donoso, Markus Magerl, Emel Aygören-Pürsün, Petra Staubach, Inmaculada Martinez-Saguer, Tomasz Hawro, Sabine Altrichter, Karoline Krause, Frank Siebenhaar, Martin Metz, Torsten Zuberbier, Denise Freier, Marcus Maurer
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
The agency granted the authorization to global biopharacuetical company Cellex. Of 128 samples confirmed positive by RT-PCR in premarket testing, 120 tested positive by IgG, IgM, or both.FDA Approvals
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news
Publication date: 4 April 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 245, Issue 3276Author(s): Gege Li
Source: New Scientist - Category: Science Source Type: research
A consistent increase in the intensity and length of allergy season in regions of the United States signals a difficult season in 2020, at the same time as the COVID-19 pandemic affects communities.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news
‘Grandfather of allergy’ survived three years in Japanese POW camp before pioneering medical careerDr William Frankland, a pioneering British immunologist who transformed the world ’s understanding of allergies, has died aged 108.Frankland improved the lives of millions of hay fever sufferers by developing the idea of apollen count. Until his death the oldest survivor of the Japanese prisoner of war camps, he published a scientific paper in September 2017 aged 105.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Immunology Biochemistry and molecular biology Medical research Science UK news Hay fever Allergies Source Type: news
The aim was to determine the level of inflammatory cytokines, eosinophil cationic protein and IgE in allergic rhinitis (AR) patients.
Source: Clinical and Molecular Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Authors: Siah KTH, Santosa A, Cheung CKY, Soh AYS, Bigliardi PL Abstract Background/Aims: The relationship between animal exposure and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is debated. Epidemiological studies have shown that atopy is more prevalent in IBS patients and vice versa. We set out to examine the association between animal danders sensitization and IBS-like symptoms in atopic patients. Methods: We recruited 69 consecutive atopic patients from the allergy clinic of a tertiary hospital. Subjects completed validated bowel questionnaires, underwent skin prick test, blood was collected for serum total immunoglobul...
Source: Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: J Neurogastroenterol Motil Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewThe review provides an update on the diagnosis, pathogenesis, and treatment of cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE).Recent FindingsDiagnostic challenges exist in better defining CLE as an independent disease distinct from systemic lupus erythematosus with cutaneous features and further classifying CLE based on clinical, histological, and laboratory features. Recent mechanistic studies revealed more genetic variations, environmental triggers, and immunologic dysfunctions that are associated with CLE. Drug induction specifically has emerged as one of the most important triggers for CLE. Treatment opti...
Source: Current Allergy and Asthma Reports - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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