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Vaccinated Children Not at Higher Risk of Infections or Allergic Diseases, Study Suggests by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 3:17pm Seems German science has asked and answered the question everyone who believes vaccines damage the immune system wanted answering: Do vaccinations put too much strain on or weaken children’s immune systems? Roma Schmitz and her colleagues from the Robert Koch Institute investigate exactly this research question in the current issue ... Read on »
Various Causative Agents Of Sinus Infection by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Mar 2009 3:19pm 1 Comment Sinusitis, or the condition of infected sinuses, causes tremendous pain and certainly also discomfort to the sufferer. sinus infections can have a consequence of many allergic reactions or other allergic manifestations. Sinusitis causes major distress and is at the base of a wide form of array of pathology. Often it looks like those who suffer ... Read on »
Suppression of Allergic Asthma by Ascaris Antigens by Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 7:00pm Description of Invention: Available for licensing and commercial development are compositions and methods for suppressing allergic reactions, as well as Th-1 and Th-2 associated immunological diseases, by administering any of the two identified Ascaris polypeptide antigens, or active fragments or variants thereof, to the affec ... Read on »
Role of Infection in the Development and Exacerbation of Asthma by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 11:59pm Interactions between Viral Infections & Allergy Theresa W Guilbert, MD† The effect of allergic sensitization on the asthmatic airway response to viral infection has been a topic of much research. The relationship between these two factors appear to be bidirectional, as the atopic state can alter the lower airway response to viral infections, ... Read on »
Novel Antigen for Use as Vaccine Against Nematode Infection by Posted Sun 11 Jul 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: This invention describes a new vaccine against Strongyoides stercoralis, which establishes a parasitic infection that affects an estimated 100-200 million people worldwide. The potential for fatal disease associated with S. stercoralis infection and the difficulty in treating hyperinfection underscore ... Read on »
Allergic Rhinitis – Kids below 7 Years old (Singapore context) by Nanay's daughter Posted Tue 18 Feb 2014 9:45am My daughter suffered from Allergic Rhinitis from when she was a baby until shortly after she turned 7 years old. Most of my friends’ kids below 7 years old seemed to exhibit allergic rhinitis as well. For that reason, it seems I really have to write some of my thoughts around this matter. Apparently there is a very specific name for this disease ... Read on »
Yet another infection by Jeri B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Apr 2009 11:05pm The day after my last entry (March 31) I awoke with a ticklish/scratchy feeling in my throat. Next day I was coughing and had a runny nose. 10 days later I was sitting in the waiting room of my primary care doc hoping to get squeezed into his busy schedule. I had spent 10 days non-stop coughing. Day and night. I had almost developed 6-pack abs ... Read on »
Do all ear infections need antibiotics? by Denise and Alan F. Patient Expert Posted Sun 21 Nov 2010 12:12pm The Journal of the American Medical Association published a report last week that reviewed the existing scientific literature on the standard treatment of ear infections with antibiotics. The purpose? To see if healthcare providers should be giving even fewer antibiotic prescriptions than they already are. There are a growing number of hi ... Read on »
Natural Treatments for Molluscum Contagiosum: Growing Viral Skin Infection in Children and Adults by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is a viral infection of the skin or occasionally of the mucous membranes. MC infects humans, other primates and kangaroos. The infecting virus is a DNA poxvirus called the molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV). There are 4 types of MCV, MCV-1 to -4, with MCV-1 being the most prevalent and MCV-2 seen usually in adults and ... Read on »
Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 3 Comments Signs and Symptoms Approximately 15% of children who have a sore throat and fever are infected by Group A streptococci. When Group A streptococci infect the throat, they cause pharyngitis, which is a painful inflammation of the throat (pharynx). Swallowing may become so painful that the child has difficulty eating. A child with strep phary ... Read on »