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Keep Your Humidifier In Good Condition To Prevent Allergies

Keep Your Humidifier In Good Condition To Prevent Allergies

Allergy triggers, which can linger in your home, will affect how much your allergies act up. A humidifier is a good tool to have when you are fighting allergies. Humidifiers will help with these triggers, and will put humidity back into your home. The cleaning of your humidifier will depend upon how often you are […]

Pollen Robots Warn Japanese Allergy Sufferers To Stay Indoors

Pollen Robots Warn Japanese Allergy Sufferers To Stay Indoors

In Japan, the widespread presence of cedar trees means that hay fever, an allergic reaction to pollen is a major dilemma. On a clear day, you can actually see clouds of pollen floating above the branches of the trees, in the forest. A weather company called Weather News has come up with a novel aid […]

Peanut Protein May Help Children With Peanut Allergy

Peanut Protein May Help Children With Peanut Allergy

At the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, attendees were discussing the lack of therapy available to peanut allergy sufferers. There is currently an ongoing blind trial, involving 29, under sixteen all with a history of immunoglobulin E medicated peanut allergy. Although in its very early stages, data shows that when […]

Understanding The Basic Asthma Attack

Understanding The Basic Asthma Attack

The chronic disease of asthma is very serious and the death of sufferers is not unknown. The tubes that pass air in and out of your lungs, are known as your airways, it is these that become inflamed during an attack. The swelling of the airways is extremely sensitive and they will react to someone’s […]

Statins Help To Keep Asthmatics Out Of Hospital

Statins Help To Keep Asthmatics Out Of Hospital

A study carried out by Medco Health Solutions shows that Asthmatics prescribed with statins as well as their usual drugs have been less likely to require hospital intervention. This interesting statistic suggests that the widely used medicines that lower cholesterol have other benefits than relief for potential heart attack victims. Medco’s chief medical officer while […]

How To Manage Your Kids' Allergies?

How To Manage Your Kids’ Allergies?

Allergies in kids have many symptoms. A kid’s nose can be either stuffed up or won’t stop running. They may be sneezing uncontrollably. Their eyes can be itchy, red, and watery at the same time. Sometimes allergies get to the point where they can cause a sore throat and coughing. Kids will complain that their […]

Peanut Allergy Breakthrough

Peanut Allergy Breakthrough

With over three million American citizens allergic to peanuts, it is a relief to know that health researchers have some good news to report. At a recent meeting, participants were told that the results of trials on a small but significant amount of child sufferers have produced some positive results. The therapy works by gradually […]

Making Use Of Air Filter To Fight Allergy

Making Use Of Air Filter To Fight Allergy

It is generally recognised that for a great deal of individuals, the inconvenience and discomfort of an allergy is ever present. Although drug companies have invested a lot of research into medicines that can alleviate symptoms, many prefer to seek a more natural solution. Removing the cause of an allergy is the most obvious approach […]

Aromatherapy To Relieve Sinus Pains

Aromatherapy To Relieve Sinus Pains

It is quite common in a household to find a person lying with acute head pain; and rendered useless for the day. No medicine or refreshment like tea or bath seems to be a great remedy at the point to the suffering mind. Out of the lot, there is a huge percentage that has permanent […]

Promising New Asthma Drug Announced By Glaxo

Promising New Asthma Drug Announced By Glaxo

The results of two studies on patients taking an experimental anti-inflammatory drug produced by GlaxoSmithKline Plc as a consequence of severe asthma attacks showed promising effects. With this drug the patients suffered half as much from asthma attacks and those with acute illness relied less on steroids. The drug which is currently being experimented by […]