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Cockroaches Cause Asthma and Allergies, Eek! by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Wed 19 Nov 2008 7:18am And not just roaches. Mice too! New research in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology claims antibodies developed to cockroach and mouse proteins increase the risk of wheeze, hay fever and eczema in young children; from Eurekalert. That’s creepy. Even ickier than likening trans-fat to rat poop. More reason to be mindful of your ch ... Read on »
Spring Forward by Reducing your Asthma & Allergy Triggers by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 31 Mar 2011 3:34pm Information from the American Lung Association With springtime upon us, many look ahead with excitement to warmer weather, flowers in bloom, and more hours of daylight. Although for some, these signs of spring also bring the common frustrations associated with asthma and allergies. Don’t let asthma and allergy sympt ... Read on »
The Hidden Truth About Allergies Revealed by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 11:01pm Everyone knows that allergies cause sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, and nasal congestion and that for some people these symptoms can be more severe than for others. For these people allergies can feel like a curse, making them feel sleepy, irritable and downright miserable. There are many medical explanations for allergies, including the theory th ... Read on »
NIH Study Finds Omalizumab Relieves Seasonal Asthma Attacks in Youth by Medline Plus Posted Thu 17 Mar 2011 7:25pm A drug that targets the antibody immunoglobulin E (IgE), a key player in asthma, nearly eliminated seasonal increases in asthma attacks and decreased asthma symptoms among young people living in inner city environments, a clinical trial sponsored by the Natio ... Read on »
Drug Helps Improve Asthma Treatment in Youths by Posted Mon 21 Mar 2011 12:56pm Adding a drug called omalizumab to asthma therapy nearly eliminated the fall and spring seasonal surges in asthma attacks among children and adolescents living in inner-city environments. The new study’s findings could help doctors combat this chronic disease. Nationwide, asthma affec ... Read on »
Seasonal and Chronic Allergies by AllergyRelievers .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm EVE RUBENSTEIN: When did I first realize that I had allergies? I really can't remember because I've been an allergy sufferer all my life. ANNOUNCER: Like millions of Americans who live with allergies, Eve Rubenstein spent much of her life trying everything she could to combat her symptoms. EVE RUBENSTEIN: I took a lot of Sudafed. I took a l ... Read on »
Damp House Linked to Kids' Risk of Nasal Allergies by Medline Plus Posted Thu 29 Jul 2010 9:39am Thursday, July 29, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who live in damp, water-damaged homes may be more likely than other kids to develop nasal allergies, a new study suggests. Researchers found that of nearly 1,900 ... Read on »
Allergy Season is on it's way. by Respiratory Therapist Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Apr 2009 11:03pm It's becoming that time of year for another bout of respiratory problems, the allergy season. This time of year brings on the great problem called Hay Fever and there are more than 35,000,000 Americans who suffer from this type of problem. Hay Fever is a type of allergen rhinitis triggered by pollens from different plants this time of year ... Read on »
Safe and Effective Cockroach Control - Know Your Enemy! by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 May 2009 1:20pm Safe and Effective Cockroach Control - Know Your Enemy! One pair of German cockroaches can theoretically produce enough offspring in one year to fill the floors of the average home to a depth of 1 meter per year! The cockroach is considered the most hated and disgusting pest known to man. Cockroaches can survive radiation levels equivalent to ... Read on »
Living With Indoor Allergies by AllergyRelievers .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm PAUL MONIZ: I'm Paul Moniz. Thank you for joining us on this webcast. Today we are discussing indoor allergens. Things like dust, mold, and even rotting insects that lurk under your bed and even on your bed sheets. Indoor allergens can indeed make your life miserable, but oftentimes sufferers attribute their symptoms to something else, never suspec ... Read on »