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Allergies (HC articles)

New Compound May Prevent Allergies, Study Finds

Sun Mar 27, 3:28

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new chemical compound, part-cat and part-human, may provide an end to misery-making cat allergies, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday.

And they said their approach in creating the compound may work against more dangerous allergies, such as deadly peanut allergies.

The compound, tested in mice bred to be allergic to cats, virtually shut down the histamine reaction that causes the uncomfortable symptoms of cat allergies such as runny eyes, sneezing and itching, Dr.

Daughter of Ginger Melendrez

Hi, Mr. Ben-Joesph. I'm not sure if you remember me, but you treated me for asthma when I was younger, my mother is Ginger Melendrez (Reid now), and my father is Edward (Vincent now)Melendrez. It was thanks to you that my Mother was able to treat my asthma, naturally. Now I have a son who is 11, and he has epilepsy, he takes 500mg of Tegretol (time released), two times a day, is there any advice you can give me for him?
Rebecca

femperez@hotmail.com

My Mother's email is ginger_reid@msn.com

Thank you!

Nut and Peanut Allergy

Sun Jan 30, 2005

KidsHealth.org

First grade has been a difficult parenting year for Anne. Her 6-year-old son, Justin, began eating lunch in the cafeteria with hundreds of other students armed with their peanut butter sandwiches, peanut butter crackers, and all those hidden peanuts in their processed foods.

Natural Relief From Allergies

ProHealthNetwork.com

03-15-2004 By Judy Tidwell

Allergies are the result of an imbalance in the immune system. There are enzymes, fatty acids, herbs, minerals, and vitamins available that can play an important role in maintaining good immune system health, and can sometimes relieve allergic reactions.

Enzymes

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Antibiotics in Babies

Youngsters who got them wheezed later in life

By Randy Dotinga
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDayNews) -- Doctors already know excessive use of antibiotics in children is a bad idea. Now there's another reason to prescribe with caution: Researchers have linked antibiotic prescriptions in infancy to the development of allergies and asthma later in life.

Hay Fever Is Delayed, Not Diluted

By ROBERT HANLEY

Dr. Leonard Bielory, an allergist in New Jersey, was startled by the size of the giant ragweed plants he saw in a field while hiking last week on the Appalachian Trail near the Delaware River. He said some were eight or nine feet high, or two to three feet taller than those he saw there late last summer. Some plants of another species, short ragweed, ranged up to six feet, nearly twice the height of last year's, he said.

Allergic Reaction to Laser Tattoo Removal Reported

Thu Aug 29, 2002

By Charnicia E. Huggins

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Texas researchers are reporting what they believe is the first case of an immediate allergic reaction to laser tattoo removal.

The 26-year-old woman developed hives and swelling shortly after laser treatment for a tattoo on her thigh.

Allergic Reaction to Laser Tattoo Removal Reported

Thu Aug 29, 2002

By Charnicia E. Huggins

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Texas researchers are reporting what they believe is the first case of an immediate allergic reaction to laser tattoo removal.

The 26-year-old woman developed hives and swelling shortly after laser treatment for a tattoo on her thigh.