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Fewer Allergies In Infants Who Are Not Stressed

A new study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet shows that infants with low concentrations of the stress-related hormone cortisol in their saliva develop fewer allergies than other infants. Hopefully this new knowledge will be useful in future allergy prevention. The study is published in the December paper issue of Journal of Allergy and […]

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Dr Mohammad Shamssain

Traffic Pollution Contributes To Pediatric Asthma And Premature Death Of Unborn Children

A UK academic is calling for a nationwide study into the effects traffic pollution has on asthma sufferers after his own research in Cairo highlighted health problems in children who may even be affected while still in the womb. Dr. Mohammad Shamssain and his research team recently completed a study into the impact that high […]

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Researcher Jeffrey Evans Terrell, MD

Doctors From University of Michigan Offer Tips To Better Control Your Allergies

With the departure of the winter chill comes allergy season with all of its runny, scratchy, sneezy annoyances. Stuffy nasal passages and plugged up sinuses are a common complaint and remedies can range from over-the-counter medication to sinus surgery in extreme cases. Included in this report is a interview with Dr. Jeffrey Terrell who discusses […]

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Researcher Rebecca Gruchalla

Adding New Anti-Asthma Drug To Therapy May Limit Seasonal Attacks In Children

A new anti-asthma medication dramatically reduced increases in seasonal asthma attacks in children and young adults with allergic asthma, according to a multi-institutional study involving a UT Southwestern Medical Center physician. More than half of the 20 million people diagnosed with asthma in the U.S., including 2.5 million children, have been diagnosed with allergic asthma. […]

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Researcher Michal L. Melamed, MD

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked To Allergies In Children

A study of more than 3,000 children shows that low vitamin D levels are associated with increased likelihood that children will develop allergies, according to a paper published in the February 17 online edition of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University headed the study.

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