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Allergies To Pets Linked To Persistence of Asthma As Children Age - Medical Daily

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Allergies To Pets Linked To Persistence of Asthma As Children Age
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Asthma and allergies are very much related, since allergic reactions can often trigger the symptoms of an asthma attack.
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Mealworms on Menu Seen as Risk to Diners With Shellfish Allergy - Bloomberg

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Mealworms on Menu Seen as Risk to Diners With Shellfish Allergy
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Eating mealworms, insect larvae seen as an alternative to beef and pork, may pose a risk to people allergic to shellfish or dust mites, Dutch researchers said.
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Bee & Wasp Sting: Treatment and First Aid

Bee & Wasp Sting: Treatment and First Aid | Animal & Insect Allergy | Scoop.it
WebMD explains the first aid treatment for people with and without allergies to bee and wasp stings.
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Allergy Experts Assess State of Immunotherapy - Allergic Living

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Allergy Experts Assess State of Immunotherapy
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The authors note that both drops and shots have been shown to be effective for environmental allergies such as allergic asthma, rhinitis and atopic dermatitis (eczema).
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Hives: Soothing the Allergic Reaction - EmpowHer

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Hives: Soothing the Allergic Reaction
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Possible causes for the release of histamine are allergic reactions, bug bites, chemicals found in some foods, latex, pet dander and exposure to sunlight.
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Do These 18 Homemade Mosquito Bite Remedies Work? - Huffington Post Canada

Do These 18 Homemade Mosquito Bite Remedies Work? - Huffington Post Canada | Animal & Insect Allergy | Scoop.it
Do These 18 Homemade Mosquito Bite Remedies Work?
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While bees and wasps inject venom when they sting, mosquitoes simply bite to feed on your blood.
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Charlottesville Allergy and Respiratory Enterprises - CARE 434-295-ASAP

Get personalized, state-of-the-art CARE! Comprehensive, experienced, friendly and prompt care for Cough, Recurrent Sinus/Ear Infections, Asthma, Nasal Allerg...
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Pets can be the reason for Asthma Symptoms, especially dogs can cause animal hair allergy.

Pets can be the reason for  Asthma Symptoms, especially dogs can cause  animal hair allergy. | Animal & Insect Allergy | Scoop.it

Several people who have pets struggle with allergic reactions. The reason for Allergies is actually not the hair of animals but Allergene in skin scales or urine of the four-legged friends. Most Allergiker react to cats, dogs and horses.


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Researchers See Risk of Allergy in Insect Protein Candidate - World News Report

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"Meal worms, the larvae of the mealworm beetle, are a serious candidate for use as an alternative sustainable source of protein to chicken, beef and pork. TNO and UMC Utrecht have therefore started a follow-up study in cooperation with the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA). The results of this study are intended to support and inform the respective parties. First and foremost the allergic consumers but also the producers that make meal worms suitable for human consumption and the authorities who are charged with legislation. "

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Where are all the wasps?

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It's summer, the sun is out, but there don't seem to be many wasps around. Why? (Ive not seen any venom allergy cases 2013 yet! “Where have all the wasps gone this summer?
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How to treat a reaction to a sting - Charlotte Observer

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How to treat a reaction to a sting
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Stinging insects are not only a nuisance but can be life-threatening if a person is allergic to the insect's venom.
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10 Relief Strategies for Kids Who Have Cat Allergies - Catster

10 Relief Strategies for Kids Who Have Cat Allergies - Catster | Animal & Insect Allergy | Scoop.it
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10 Relief Strategies for Kids Who Have Cat Allergies
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I know this because of the amount of cat hair I remove on a daily basis! If your child is allergic to cat allergens, a steam cleaner would be a great investment.
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Georgia woman dies from fire ant sting - First Coast News

Georgia woman dies from fire ant sting - First Coast News | Animal & Insect Allergy | Scoop.it
Georgia woman dies from fire ant sting First Coast News Insect stings send more than 500,000 Americans to emergency rooms every year, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and more than 40 people die annually from...
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Company's Hypoallergenic Cat Claims May Be a Scam - Paw Nation

Company's Hypoallergenic Cat Claims May Be a Scam - Paw Nation | Animal & Insect Allergy | Scoop.it
Company's Hypoallergenic Cat Claims May Be a Scam
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"The Lookout" gave hair samples from Allerca cats to Indoor Biotechnologies, an immunodiagnostics and biotechnology company specializing in allergy, asthma and indoor air quality.
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How to get rid of cat dander in the home - by Thom W. Conroy - Helium

How to get rid of cat dander in the home - by Thom W. Conroy - Helium | Animal & Insect Allergy | Scoop.it
Cat dander in the home can become a major issue for people with allergies. Dander can cause everything from respiratory issues to hives and edema ..., Thom W.
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Bug bites, BBQ burns and achy feet: Summertime and the living isn't always easy - Vancouver Sun

Bug bites, BBQ burns and achy feet: Summertime and the living isn't always easy - Vancouver Sun | Animal & Insect Allergy | Scoop.it
Bug bites, BBQ burns and achy feet: Summertime and the living isn't always easy Vancouver Sun For those who run afoul of bees and wasp — and aren't allergic to their venom — painful, swollen stings can be treated at home with an ice pack and...
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Hidden toxins invading homes - Zambia Daily Mail

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Hidden toxins invading homes
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The leading biological pollutants include particles from dust mites, cockroaches and animal dander.
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Air Purifier Review Warnings

http://www.AliveAir.com Attention all Allergy Sufferers and Anyone In Search of the Worlds Most Effective Air Purifier! Amazing NEW 9-stage Air Purifier Tech...
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Here's the cure for potentially deadly bee-sting allergies - Plain Dealer

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Here's the cure for potentially deadly bee-sting allergies
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Chouksey explained that our immune system and skin cells react to the protein contained in the venom of bees -- honey bees, hornets, wasps and yellow jackets.
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Buzz Off! Rutgers Doc Offers Tips on Bug Bites and Stings - Patch.com

Buzz Off! Rutgers Doc Offers Tips on Bug Bites and Stings - Patch.com | Animal & Insect Allergy | Scoop.it
Buzz Off! Rutgers Doc Offers Tips on Bug Bites and Stings
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“If you have an allergic reaction to an insect sting you are at high risk for a similar or more severe reaction if stung again,” said Bielory.
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Best Breeds for Allergy Sufferers

Best Breeds for Allergy Sufferers | Animal & Insect Allergy | Scoop.it
While no dog is 100 percent hypoallergenic, there are many breeds with consistent and predictable coats that the AKC suggests for allergy sufferers. These breeds have non-shedding coats, which produce less dander.

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