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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

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 | 2011/8/23 16:06:45

Clinical trial print that page


Depending on the type of product and the stage of its development, investigators enroll healthy volunteers and/or patients into small pilot studies initially, followed by larger scale studies in patients that often compare the new product with the currently prescribed treatment. As positive

Respiratory therapy print that page

Respiratory therapists are found in various sectors of health care. In the hospital setting, respiratory therapists evaluate, treat and assist with diagnosis of respiratory/pulmonary diseases. In the United States , Registered Respiratory Therapists evaluate and treat patients with a great | 2011/9/28 2:14:00

Thiomersal print that page

232–233°C (decomposition) Solubility in water 1000 g/l (20°C) Hazards MSDS External MSDS EU classification Very toxic ( T+ ) Dangerous for the environment ( N ) Repr. Cat. 1 R-phrases R26/27/28 R33 R50/53 S-phrases S13 S28 S36 S45 S60 S61 NFPA 704 | 2011/9/18 18:32:04

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 | 2011/7/5 12:43:50

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

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

Food intolerance print that page

pseudo-allergic reactions . Non-allergic food hypersensitivity should not be confused with true food allergies . [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] Food intolerance reactions can include pharmacologic , metabolic, and gastro-intestinal responses to foods or food compounds. Food intolerance does not include | 2011/9/16 11:11:42

Asthma print that page


It is thought to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. [ 5 ] Treatment of acute symptoms is usually with an inhaled short-acting beta-2 agonist (such as salbutamol ). [ 6 ] Symptoms can be prevented by avoiding triggers, such as allergens [ 7 ] and irritants