Citations with the tag: ALLERGY
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- Sneezeless landscaping.
Damsker, Matt // Organic Gardening (08973792); Jul/Aug92, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p20
Looks at what the American Lung Association of California is doing about hay fever and it's causes. What the ALA pamphlet suggests; List of best and worst plants; The symptoms they produce; How to examine plants for allergy provoking pollen; How to order the pamphlet; Details.
- Neurogenic switching: a hypothesis for a mechanism for shifting the site of inflammation in allergy and chemical sensitivity
Meggs, William J. // Environmental Health Perspectives; Jan1995, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p54
No abstract available.
- Sneezing season.
Greenwald, Marilyn // Boys' Life; Sep93, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p18
Investigates the causes of allergies. The number of Americans who have allergies; Pollen or dust allergies; Food allergies; Inherited allergies; What allergens are; How to treat allergies.
- Breath easier with allergy medicines.
Greenwald, Marilyn // Current Health 1; Jan1990, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p14
Discusses what allergies are, what causes them, and how to treat them.
- Allergic reactions.
Jabs, C. // Country Living; Jun91, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p148
Discusses the common allergies caused by cats. Symptoms; Preventive treatment; How to keep your pets, despite allergic reactions; Help available from allergists.
- Allergic to everything.
Lanier, Bob // Cortlandt Forum; 1/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p110
Presents a medical case about a patient illustrating the association of allergic rhinitis and mental functioning. Medical history; Mental pathology being caused by pollution and allergy; Patients' dependence on physicians.
- Allergy alert: What to look for and how to cope.
Christensen, Lynne // Cosmopolitan; Jul95, Vol. 219 Issue 1, p126
Focuses on allergies and how to cope with them. Description; Symptoms; Common allergens; Treatment; Genetic aspects.
- Environmental allergies.
Scharabok, Ken // Countryside & Small Stock Journal; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p63
Focuses on the causes of environmental allergies. Chemicals and particles contained by some of the house equipment and furnitures; How sensitivity test is done; How airborne organic particles for homes with a central heating and air conditioning system can be reduced; How a house can be as...
- Food allergies: Real or imagined? What symptoms really mean.
Berkowitz, Kathy Feld // Environmental Nutrition; Nov92, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p1
Reports on how to determine whether food allergy experienced is real or imagined. Immune system; Food intolerance; `Pseudo-food allergy'; Skin prick test; Double-blind placebo-controlled challenge; Common food allergy; Symptoms. INSET: How to recognize an allergic reaction..
- A season for sneezin'.
Festa, S. // Essence (Essence); Mar1990, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p24
Gives advice on ways to prevent or treat seasonal allergies, including drugs and holistic remedies.
- When food doesn't agree.
Loblay, Robert; Swain, Anne // Executive Health's Good Health Report; Dec92, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p2
Explains the importance of distinguishing true food allergy from food intolerance. Definition of food intolerance and food allergy; Symptoms and diagnosis of food allergy; Reactions to natural and artificial chemicals; Treatment.
- Allergy facts of life.
Roby, Russell // Executive Health's Good Health Report; Feb96, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p3
Presents information on allergies. Offers information on why human beings develop allergic reactions; Examination of human immune systems; Suggestions on how to reduce number of allergic reactions; How to detect differences between colds and allergies. INSET: What is the solution..
- Food allergies.
Roby, Russell // FDA Consumer; Jun86, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p25
How common are food allergies? Can they cause not only physical reactions, such as hives, but also changes in mood and behavior? While scientists debate the issue, FDA searches for solid data on adverse reactions to foods.
- Anaphylaxis: An allergic reaction that can kill.
Segal, M. // FDA Consumer; May89, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p21
Reports on anaphylaxis, an allergic reaction that can become acute and life-threatening. Common antigens that cause anaphylaxis include penicillin, insect venom, pollen extracts, fish, shellfish and nuts. Need for preparedness and prompt action; Emergency treatment kits; Avoiding antigens.
Sobel, D. // Good Housekeeping; Sep90, Vol. 211 Issue 3, p226
Reports on the latest findings and best treatments for allergies. What causes them; What works in the treatment of allergies; Case histories. INSET: Allergic to sex?;A mistake in the medicine chest; Allergic to....
- When children have allergies.
Fischer, T.J.; Mercer, M. // Good Housekeeping; Sep90, Vol. 211 Issue 3, p142
Reports on children's allergies and effective new treatment that is now readily available. Inhaled allergens; Allergy shots; Food allergies in infants.
- The case of the mystery epidemic.
Merz, B. // Good Housekeeping; Mar92, Vol. 214 Issue 3, p112
Follows the discovery of a latex allergy that has reached epidemic proportions. What the reactions are like; How the link was made between latex and the allergy; The investigation done by the Centers for Disease Control. INSET: The CDC: America's disease watchdog..
- Surviving the days of mold.
Merz, B. // Good Housekeeping; Apr93, Vol. 216 Issue 4, p48
Discusses allergic reactions to mold that many people experience during the spring. How mold spores are released into the air; What to do if one suspects a mold allergy; How to vanquish the indoor variety of mold.
- Misery begins at home.
Merz, B. // Industry Week/IW; 05/04/98, Vol. 247 Issue 9, p55
Looks at the possibility of allergy sufferers not finding relief by staying indoors. Examples of indoor allergens; Percentage of Americans affected by animal dander; How to minimize indoor allergens.
- It's a beautiful day for allergies.
Csatari, Jeffrey // Men's Health (10544836); Jul/Aug95, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p15
Presents information to help men with pollen allergy know when to exercise outdoors.
- The nature of allergies.
Csatari, Jeffrey // Natural History; Jun98, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p20
Part I. Presents information on allergies and their effects. Why the researchers remain perplexed on the source of allergy; Common factor of allergies.
- Itchy skin and runny noses in the animal house.
Hamer, M. // New Scientist; 2/8/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1807, p17
Reports on research on allergic reactions scientists have towards animals found in the lab. Five animals that most frequently caused reactions; Reactions they caused; Effectiveness of protective clothing.
- Health groups combine allergy info into one complete report.
Moore, Amy Slugg // RN; Apr99, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p18
Reports on the United States-based American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology's plan to release the report `Allergy Report' which provides information on the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disorders. Contact information.
- Blowin' in the wind.
Atkinson, Jim // Texas Monthly; Apr97, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p86
Focuses on allergies and allergy-sufferers in Texas. The pollens of two plants, ragweed and mountain cedar, as helping to make Texas the allergy capital of the United States; Other factors for the higher rate of allergies; Cause of allergies; Factors in allergens that trigger the antibody...
- `Give us this day our daily bread' (Mark 6: 11) unless you are allergic to it.
Frazier, Claude A. // Total Health; Apr93, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p26
Discusses food allergy. Intolerance; Sensitivity; Factors; Food to be avoided; Symptoms; Skin tests. Education.
- Allergies: Summer's here and the living is sneezy.
Hartsock, Eric // Women in Business; Jul/Aug92, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p16
Considers how more than 40 million Americans suffer from allergic rhinitis (hay fever). Common allergens; Symptoms; Living with allergies; Treatment.
- Bee stings.
Dale, F.T. // Country Journal; Jul/Aug91, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p20
Reports that the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology (AAA&I) estimates that up to two million people in the United States are highly sensitive to the venom of stinging insects. At least 50 people die every year from anaphylactic shock; Symptoms; How to avoid being stung.
- Plants can trigger `rash behavior.'
Dale, F.T. // USA Today Magazine; May92, Vol. 120 Issue 2564, p4
Comments on the frequency of plant allergies. Examples of particularly potent allergies; Tips on handling plants for florists and gardeners who have allergies.
- Cockroaches trigger allergies and asthma.
Dale, F.T. // USA Today Magazine; Aug92, Vol. 121 Issue 2567, p14
Reveals that the common cockroach may be the second leading cause of allergies in the nation. Statistics on cockroach allergies from the National Institutes of Health; Various allergic reactions; Treatments available.
- Could you have a hidden allergy?
Keller, K. // Redbook; Oct89, Vol. 173 Issue 6, p142
Reports that numerous common household objects cause allergic reactions in some of the more than 11 million American allergy sufferers. Allergic reactions to makeup, gold, deodorant, shoes, dust mites, cleansers, and some foods; Actions to take.
- Allergy-prevention alert.
Weinhouse, B. // Redbook; Jun92, Vol. 179 Issue 2, p36
Reports that many allergy sufferers can benefit from taking medication before symptoms appear. This new approach doesn't work with chronic sufferers, but does for people with allergies that are more specific, such as June grass-pollen.
- Are you allergic to your nails?
Weinhouse, B. // Redbook; Jul92, Vol. 179 Issue 3, p17
Reports that an itchy, flaky rash on one's eyelids, cheeks or neck may be the result of an allergy in one's fingernails. Many women are allergic to ingredients in nail polish, glues, sculptured nails and tips.
- ...And reaction to a `dairy free' dessert.
Weinhouse, B. // Child Health Alert; Sep92, Vol. 10, p1
States that a report from the Mayo Clinic describes a problem in a two-year-old child with a milk allergy who had an anaphylactic reaction after eating sorbet that was labeled as `kosher-pareve' (means that the food contains no milk of any kind). Researchers confirmed that milk was indeed in...
- Peanut alert!
Weinhouse, B. // Child Health Alert; Jun96, Vol. 14, p5
Reports that a Nestle milk chocolate contains peanut ingredients without proper labeling. Warning to children with peanut allergies.
- Peanut allergy in relation to heredity, maternal diet, and other atopic diseases: Results of a...
Hourihane, J. O'b; Dean, T.P. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 8/31/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7056, p518
Examines atopic manifestations in people with peanut allergy and their familial predisposition to peanut allergy. Reported rates of allergy in probands and families; Prevalence of atopy in family generations; Peanut allergy as the most common cause of food allergy-related deaths.
- Trees 'n sneeze.
Hourihane, J. O'b; Dean, T.P. // American Forests; May/Jun92, Vol. 98 Issue 5/6, p8
States that if tree pollen is making you miserable, it may help to know what's going up your nose and why--even if it won't make you feel better. Duration of the pollinating season; Why it is possible to be allergic to several species of pollen at once.
- When the world makes you sick.
Patterson, Eric // Vegetarian Times; Sep95, Issue 217, p86
Discusses multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS), a controversial syndrome described as an extreme reaction to the many chemicals, both natural and man-made, in our environment.
- Allergy alert.
Patterson, Eric // National Geographic World; Jun86, Issue 130, p14
About one in every six people in North America have some type of allergy -- hay fever, pollen, medicinal allergies, food allergies. INSET: Learning to live with an allergy..
- Top 10 cities to suffer sneezin'.
Patterson, Eric // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; July97, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p33
Lists the top ten cities in the United States that spend the most on allergy treatment.
- Pets' allergies are nothing to sneeze at.
Hoeppner, G. // Saturday Evening Post; May/Jun90, Vol. 262 Issue 4, p28
Discusses several of the allergies that afflict pets, such as those to foods or medications, fleas, or insect bites. How to determine the allergy; Treatment. INSET: How to handle people allergies to pets..
- Sniffing out allergy answers.
Pear, M.J. // Nation's Business; Sep90, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p68
Gives advice on how to deal with allergies. Environmental control; Drug therapy; Immunotherapy; Nondrug alternatives.
- Allergies: Stifle those sniffles.
Langer, Stephen // Better Nutrition; Apr97, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p44
Opinion. Offers a look at various types of allergy problems, and looks at the diagnostic aspects of allergies. Information on a patient with untreatable allergies; Reference to the book `The Riddle of Illness'; Symptoms of hypothyroidism; Factors which contribute to allergenic conditions.
- Common allergies may present as unusual.
Sabbagh, Leslie // Dermatology Times; Jan1995, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p28
Reports on the unusual cases of allergies, described by Jere D. Guin at the Major Practical Topics on Contact Dermatitis 1994 Update. Includes eyelid dermatitis caused by allergy to nickel in a metal nail file; Non-eczematous contact dermatitis of the anterior thigh caused by pocket change;...
- Company helps save allergic boy's life.
Sabbagh, Leslie // Current Science; 9/21/90, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p11
Describes how Gerber Products agreed to again produce a high-calorie liquid called MBF to save a highly allergic teenager's life. Details. INSET: How allergic reaction to food occurs..
- Few people allergic to food.
Sabbagh, Leslie // Current Science; 3/12/93, Vol. 78 Issue 14, p15
Discusses the results of a recent study reported in the `Journal of the American Medical Association,' which states that only one out of every 20 adults is actually allergic to food. Allergy symptoms from eating spoiled food; Allergy symptoms from mixing food with a drug; Others.
- Ill defined.
Rogers, Susan // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416); Apr93, Vol. 18 Issue 108, p44
Discusses the effects of chemical sensitivities in the lives of the allergy afflicted. Diet restrictions; Housing problems; Job limitations; Role of environmental medicine.
- Allergy alert.
Berlow, Bruce A. // Cats Magazine; March97, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p16
Focuses on allergies caused by cats to family members. Studies on the reduction of cat allergenicity; Sources of cat's allergenicity; Strategies for treating allergic reactions to cats; Importance of allergy shots on cats; Reduction of cat-allergen reservoirs; Use of filtration replacement...
Thomas, Irene Middleman // Hispanic; Jul1994, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p72
Presents an overview of allergies, a problem for 20 percent of the population. Advice from Dr. Guillermo R. Mendoza; House dust and dust mites; Hay fever; Food allergies; Symptoms, prevention and treatment.
- 25 ways to whip your allergies.
Thomas, Irene Middleman // Prevention; Sep92, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p60
Presents an allergy-season survival guide from the American College of Allergy and Immunology. Different types of allergens; How allergens affect the immune system; First-line defense and offense; Avoid alcohol; Avoid smoke; Advice about allergist; Immunotherapy as a last resort; More. INSET:...
- How do you spell allergy relief?
Thomas, Irene Middleman // Prevention; Apr93, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p73
Presents a `Prevention' survey on how readers tame the itches, sniffles and sneezes of allergies triggered by airborne substances. Definition of allergies; Types of allergies; Medications; Environmental relief; Home remedies; More.