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List of allergies print that page

This is a list of allergies , which includes the allergen , potential reactions, and treatments. This is an incomplete list , which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. Contents 1 Food

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International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood print that page


The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) is the largest collaborative epidemiological study of children in the world. Currently ISAAC has measured the symptom prevalence of asthma , rhinitis and eczema in almost 2 million children in 106 countries. The aims

Lead poisoning print that page


Routes of exposure to lead include contaminated air, water, soil, food, and consumer products. Occupational exposure is a common cause of lead poisoning in adults. One of the largest threats to children is lead paint that exists in many homes, especially older ones; thus children in older

Hygiene print that page


First attestied in English in 1670s, the word hygeine comes from the French hygeine , the latinisation of the Greek ὑγιεινή (τέχνη) - hugieinē technē , meaning "(art) of health", from ὑγιεινός ( hugieinos ), "good for the health, healthy", [ 1 ] in turn from ὑγι

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology print that page

unravel the remaining mysteries of allergic reactions, seeking to develop tools to treat and prevent allergies . "Ten to 20 percent of the population of industrialized countries suffers from some form of allergies ," said Institute scientist Toshiaki Kawakami, M.D., Ph.D. "There is a huge need

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Feingold diet print that page

The Feingold diet is a food elimination program developed by Ben F. Feingold , MD to treat hyperactivity . It eliminates a number of artificial colors and artificial flavors , aspartame , three petroleum-based preservatives , and (at least initially) certain salicylates . There has been much

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Allergy print that page


reaction results in an inflammatory response which can range from uncomfortable to dangerous. Mild allergies like hay fever are very common in the human population and cause symptoms such as red eyes , itchiness, and runny nose , eczema , hives , hay fever , or an asthma attack. Allergies

Eczema print that page


from ancient Greek ἔκζεμα ékzema , [ 1 ] from ἐκζέ-ειν ekzé-ein , from ἐκ ek "out" + ζέ-ειν zé-ein "to boil" ( OED ) Eczema (From Greek ἔκζεμα ēkzema , 'to boil over') is a form of dermatitis , [ 2 ] or inflammation of the epidermis (the outer

2009 flu pandemic print that page


The 2009 flu pandemic was an influenza pandemic , and the second of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus (the first of them was the 1918 flu pandemic ), albeit in a new version. First described in April 2009, the virus appeared to be a new strain of H1N1 which resulted when a

Multiple chemical sensitivity print that page

MCS is a controversial diagnosis, and is not recognised as an organic, chemical-caused illness by the American Medical Association . [ 2 ] Blinded clinical trials have shown MCS patients react as often and as strongly to the exposure to the chemicals they say harm them as they do to placebos

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