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The fungus aspergillus, found everywhwere in dead and rotting animal or plant material, especially inthe autumn, can cause serious illness in those with a weakened immune system, previous lung damage or allergic asthma. University Hospital of South Manchester (Wythenshawe) now houses a new centre for the study and treatment of Aspergillosis. October 2014
Sublingual Immunotherapy for Asthma – a Townshend Letter comparison of sublingual and subcutaneous immunotherapy for asthma.April 2004
Rush Immunotherapy telescopes months of allergy shots into a single morning of multiple shots. However, this treatment seems to be both safe and effective. More details from presentations at the AAAI annual meeting in 2006, as reported by Medscape News. 2006.
Oakmoth poses threat to asthma and allergy sufferers as well as oak trees in west London.
Great instructions kits from the Allergy and Asthma Network on how to 'clean your air' at home, at school and at play.Febuary 2010
The use of local honey to prevent asthma and allergies - Tom Ogren - 2009
Useful things to do during pregnancy and after birth to reduce the chances of your child developing asthma - suggestions from New Zealand. 2009
Super E homes
First Published in 2007
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Allergen immunotherapy for allergic asthma: a systematic overview of systematic reviews. August 2017
In-flight allergic emergencies. May 2017
Introduction of fish between 6 and 12 months but not fish consumption afterward is associated with a lower prevalence of wheezing in pre-school children. December 2012
Children who drink raw milk have less asthma
Combining SLIT with SCIT offers benefits for house-mite dust sensitised children with asthma. Ocober 2011
Mastic from the stem and leaves of the Pistacia lentiscus tree appears to reduce allergic inflammation in asthmatic mice. July 2011
By enhancing the production of glutathione via a whey-based diet in guinea pigs that had previously been sensitisted to ovalbumin (egg), researchers dramatically reduced oxidative stress and thereby anaphylactic airway and lung contractions when the animals were presented with their allergen. May 2011
Vitamin D may treat or prevent allergic reactions to common mould amongst asthmatics and cystic fibrosis sufferers. 08/10
Immunotherapy works well for allergic asthma
Helminths may help combat allergic asthma
Avoiding dairy products, soya, nuts and dust mites during infancy may reduce the incidence of allergic asthma –June 2010
Low Vitamin D levels lead to worse asthma symptoms and higher medication use
Regular family meals can help children with asthma
Vitamin D helps asthma and Crohn’s disease
Air pollution lessens effectiveness of asthma inhalers
Inhalers could be making asthma worse
Naringenin chalcone, an enzyme found particularly in tomato skins, helps suppress allergic asthma – 2009
Treating allergic rhinitis can improve other related conditions such as asthma and sinusitis.
Electrical stimulation may be a safe option for treating severe asthma flare-ups
Synthetic bedding worsens asthma
Dust Alert sensor monitors air in the home or office
Pocket-size pollution sensors monitor personal environment
Allergy immunotherapy tablets prove successful for both grass pollen and dust mites – Alex Gazzola reports – 2009
Asthmatics - eat your broccoli!
Grape extracts effective against H. pylori
Tai Chi may help asthma sufferers breathe more easily
Exposure to mice increase risk of wheeze in children.
'Air shower' hope for asthmatics
Could a gut parasite hold the cure for asthma?
Natural asthma remedies
Overview of the relationship between asthma and diet
Light relief for asthma
A new surgical treatment
More wind for young asthmatics
Acupuncture and respiratory allergies
Asthma/eczema treatment breakthrough
Teens breathe easier with vitamin D
Worms - 'drug cabinet' of the future?
New allergy vaccine shows promise
Biofeedback - a new weapon against asthma?
First Published in October 2004