hay fever

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a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen


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Upon recognition of a specific allergen the IgE class of antibodies stimulates the release of histamine, an inflammatory mediator responsible for the hay-fever symptoms.
The epitope will act as a vaccine to the hay-fever. Hence people eating this rice will receive less hay-fever symptoms when the season arrives.
And even if you aren't troubled by hay fever, remember that the driver in front or behind you may be one of the UK's estimated 10 million hay-fever sufferers -and they may just be about to have a bout of sneezing.
THE present warm weather means misery for many hay-fever sufferers as the pollen count soars.
Their action is timely as health experts have just ruled that several popular hay-fever remedies should be made prescription-only after being linked to heart deaths.