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Study shows link between second hand smoke and food allergy in kids

By |December 16th, 2015|

There are many well known negative effects of smoking.  Now, researches has found a possible link to food sensitivity.
To evaluate whether smoking by the mother during pregnancy and infant secondhand tobacco smoke exposure contribute to allergic sensitization in […]

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Bacterias could be protective for asthma development

By |November 18th, 2015|

Asthma is a common condition and is characterized by shortness of breath, wheezing and difficulty in breathing in.  Whether bacterias may be protective of the development of asthma is not known.
To investigate whether gut bacteria may correlate with asthma […]

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Chili peppers shown to treat Allergic symptoms

By |July 31st, 2015|

Rhinitis means inflammation of the nose.  It affects 30% to 40% of the general population.  There are many forms of rhinitis: rhinosinusitis (or simply sinusitis), allergic rhinitis and non-allergic rhinitis.

Non-allergic rhinitis is diagnosed in patients who have negative tests for allergies – and also do not […]