Further more untreated allergic
rhinitis is a risk factor for asthma.
Older population-based studies estimated allergic
conjunctivitis prevalence of 15-20%; however, more recent studies show allergic
conjunctivitis prevalence as high as 40% in adults ages 15 years and older (Bogacka, 2003; Singh et al.
conjunctivitis is divided into several major subtypes, but the most common subtypes are seasonal allergic
conjunctivitis (SAC) and perennial allergic
The finding is the first to document the presence of the protein flagellin in house dust, bolstering the link between allergic
asthma and the environment.
8220;The first element of this campaign is the launch of the International Minimum Standards for the Allergic
Child at School document that establishes minimum requirements for the safety of allergic
children at school.
rhinitis is the most common allergic
disease in the Western world.
Now, David Artis, PhD, associate professor of Microbiology, along with postdoctoral fellow David Hill, PhD, from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and collaborators from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and institutions in Japan and Germany, have found that these commensal bacteria might play an important role in influencing and controlling allergic
rhinitis is induced by an IgE-mediated inflammation of the nasal membrane following exposure to an allergen.
The common atopic conditions such as asthma, allergic
rhinitis and eczema are allergic
conditions that occur in families and are associated with the production of specific IgE antibodies to food and environmental allergens.
In this issue of the Southern Medical Journal, Bruton and Fromer give an excellent overview of the current treatment options available for perennial allergic
rhinitis (PAR) with a focus on intranasal corticosteroids.
The argument goes like this: If you are allergic
to fish, and you eat a GMO tomato that includes genes from a fish, might you have an allergic
reaction if you eat the tomato?
It is recommended that patients with seasonal allergic
diseases be started on Higuard immediately before the beginning of the season to maximize the effect.
Even among people who do receive antivenom, problems such as life-threatening allergic
reactions, can arise.
According to figures from FAAN, each year some 30,000 Americans require emergency room treatment for allergic
reactions to food, and 150 to 200 people die from such reactions.
population is allergic
to peanuts and/or tree nuts.