allergies

Half of Thailand’s Buddhist monks are obese: Study


August 1st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Pot-bellied Buddhist monks, striving to reach spiritual enlightenment, could be hampered in their pursuit of nirvana because of obesity and lifestyle diseases, a study has suggested.A ... Read more...

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Jankovic knocked out of Indian Wells


March 10th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Jelena Jankovic from Serbia became the first seed to crash out of the Indian Wells tournament, losing at 6-4, 6-3 to unseeded Jamie Hampton.Jankovic, seeded 12th ... Read more...

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Older vacuum cleaners pollute indoor air


January 5th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Some vacuum cleaners actually contribute to indoor air pollution by releasing dust and bugs that can spread infections and trigger allergies, reveals a study. Lidia Morawska, ... Read more...

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Feline friends can give you allergies


December 30th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) People keen to own kittens, beware! A study has found adults, who never owned a cat before, might find the feline friend making them twice as ... Read more...

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Stress-free babies develop fewer allergies


December 14th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Infants with low concentrations of cortisol, a stress-related hormone, in their saliva develop fewer allergies.The incidence of allergies in children has increased over the past few ... Read more...

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Encounter with bugs gears infants against allergies


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Infants who encounter a wide range of bacteria are less at risk of developing allergies later in life."In our study of over 400 children, we observed ... Read more...

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Six mn US kids have food allergy: Study


June 21st, 2011 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 21 (IANS) Nearly six million children in the US suffer from allergic reactions towards certain food items, says a new study.This estimate is higher than some previous ... Read more...

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Major advance in fight against autoimmune diseases and allergies


April 24th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): In a major advance in the treatment of autoimmune diseases and allergies, scientists at the RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology (RCAI) have identified the mechanism governing ... Read more...

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First-born more likely to suffer from allergies


March 21st, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) As a first born, you are more likely to suffer from particular allergies than your younger siblings, a new research says."It has been established that individuals ... Read more...

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Men suffering mysterious allergies post orgasm


January 18th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Men are being afflicted by a mysterious illness right after sex and scientists have said that they could be allergic to themselves.Dutch researchers have said that the illness, ... Read more...

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Study Says Babies Need More Than Just Breast Milk


January 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A team of experts recently announced that feeding only breast milk to babies is not sufficient to ensure that they have a healthy diet. The researchers ... Read more...

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Babies Need More Than Breast Milk, Study Reveals


January 15th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers recently came up with a new view in sharp contrast to the existing guidelines when they said that feeding only breast milk to babies for ... Read more...

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Knee protectors can cause skin problems


January 12th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that knee protectors can form allergenic substances on the skin."Substances that appear at first glance to be harmless can cause allergic reactions since ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Food Angel’ app scans food item bar-codes to help avoid allergies!


January 5th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Are you allergic to some substances but can't make out which food product you should avoid in a supermarket? A solution is in the offing now.People can now ... Read more...

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Paracetamol doubles risk of asthma in kids


November 30th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Babies given Calpol or other forms of paracetamol are twice as likely to develop asthma.Those fed the medicines in the first 15 months of their life are also ... Read more...

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Paracetamol for kids under 15 months ‘doubles their risk of asthma’


November 29th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that paracetamol use in children aged under 15 months can double their chances of getting asthma.Researchers at University of Otago Wellington conducted the ... Read more...

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Celebrity cougar Charmyne Palavi-Browne in India for her 3rd baby


November 17th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): Celebrity cougar Charmyne Palavi-Browne has posted a video footage on her Facebook site that reveals the identity of her newly selected Indian surrogate - and it is ... Read more...

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Nestle recalls candy over health concerns


October 26th, 2010 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Nestle USA has announced the recall of a candy product that may contain "undeclared" peanuts over concerns that it may cause allergic reactions in some people, a ... Read more...

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Could giving infants antibiotics trigger asthma?


October 16th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Canadian medical researchers are conducting a 2.5-million-dollar study to answer whether giving antibiotics to infants in their first year of life triggers asthma and allergies that develop later ... Read more...

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Gut-invading worms befriend enemy T cells to trick immune system


September 28th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Worms that attack our guts dodge the immune system by inducing the development of suppressive T cells, according to a study.Immune T cells are essential for the ... Read more...

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Bodyguard Sues Britney for Sexual Harassment


September 10th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A bodyguard has filed a suit against Britney Spears claiming that he has been sexually harassed by the pop star. The lawsuit alleges that Britney reportedly ... Read more...

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Household microbes can be both beneficial and detrimental to health


September 9th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 09 (ANI): A scientist has revealed that household dust contains up to 1000 different species of microbes, with tens of millions of individual bacterial cells in each gram, but not ... Read more...

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Allergies ‘may not be cause of asthma’


August 31st, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 31 (ANI): A new research in Western Australia has questioned the long-held belief that allergies cause asthma in children.The study, conducted at Perth's Princess Margaret Hospital, suggests that cell abnormalities ... Read more...

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Why cheap jewellery can be nightmare for women


August 17th, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Scientists from University of Giessen claim to have found the reason why cheap jewellery cause painful rashes on women's skin. Many women who wear a pair of alloy earrings ... Read more...

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Asthma, eczema sufferers ‘at lower risk of developing cancer’


July 21st, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that men who had a history of asthma or eczema generally had a lower risk of developing cancer.Researchers at INRS-Institute Armand-Frappier, the ... Read more...

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Is drinking raw milk worth the risk?


July 20th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There have been several arguments why drinking raw milk could be dangerous to your health. The chief reason amongst them is the risk of getting ... Read more...

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Cow’s milk protects babies from allergies later


July 15th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Research shows that mothers who feed their babies cow's milk in the first 15 days after birth may be protecting them from dangerous allergies later on. The new research ... Read more...

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Cow’s milk good for newborns


July 15th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Mothers who feed their babies cow's milk in the first 15 days of life may be protecting their children from dangerous allergies later on, says a new study."Women ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet cuts asthma risk in kids


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Children who eat a diet rich in fruit, vegetables and fish have a lower risk of asthma and wheezing, scientists have found.However, eating three or more burgers a ... Read more...

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Stressful job can increase risk of asthma


May 27th, 2010 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
London May 27 (IANS) Being part of a stressful job can increase a person's risk of developing asthma by 40 percent, reveals a new study. The research led by Heidelberg University in Germany ... Read more...

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Excessive cleanliness increases your risk of illness


April 17th, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Excessive cleanliness which creates a sterile environment has led to soaring rise in allergies, a study has found. According to Guy Delespesse, director of the Laboratory for Allergy Research ... Read more...

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Climate Change Might Increase Allergy Cost, Reports Say


April 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The increase in climatic changes could have much wider ramifications than what was perceived earlier. Global warming might turn into a major cause of concern among ... Read more...

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Houston out of hospital, rubbishes drug addiction reports


April 8th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) Singer Whitney Houston is out of hospital and has hit back at reports that she is back to taking drugs. The 46-year-old sparked health concerns when she was ... Read more...

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Parasite Diet can be very dangerous and deadly too


February 13th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hong Kong, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest diet craze to sweep Hong Kong is the parasite diet. The health officials are very worried about it, and have warned the public ... Read more...

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Parasite diet may be fatal


February 10th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hong Kong, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a new dieting fad sweeping across Hong Kong, and it is none other than the parasite diet. There are numerous websites that proclaim ... Read more...

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