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Sweat-eating bacteria may treat acne

Bacteria that metabolise ammonia – a major component of sweat – may improve skin health and some day could be used for the treatment of skin disorders such as acne or chronic wounds Continue reading “Sweat-eating bacteria may treat acne” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 3rd, 2012
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Tap water chemicals could be giving you food allergies

Food allergies are rearing their head worldwide because of pesticides and chemicals Continue reading “Tap water chemicals could be giving you food allergies” »  More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Simple mechanism could treat allergies

A discovery based on a synthetic molecule could pave the way for quick-acting Continue reading “Simple mechanism could treat allergies” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, September 1st, 2012
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Exposure to common toxic substances could increase asthma symptoms

Children who are exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which were commonly used in a range of industrial products, could be at Continue reading “Exposure to common toxic substances could increase asthma More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Tick bite triggers red meat allergies

Being bitten by one of the spider-like bugs can trigger a severe allergy to meat, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Tick bite triggers red meat allergies” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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New therapy could make egg allergies history

Doctors generally ask people allergic to eggs to avoid them completely Continue reading “New therapy could make egg allergies history” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012
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Rewiring DNA circuitry may help treat asthma

Reprogramming asthma-promoting immune cells in mice diminishes airway damage and inflammation, and could potentially lead to new treatments for people with asthma Continue reading “Rewiring DNA circuitry may More...

By BioNews On Saturday, December 31st, 2011
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Feline friends can give you allergies

People keen to own kittens, beware! A study has found adults, who never owned a cat before, might find Continue reading “Feline friends can give you allergies” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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Diesel exhaust and house dust worsen asthma

Scientists have found that diesel exhaust particulates (DEP) and house dust extract (HDE) causes pulmonary inflammation that aggravate asthma Continue reading “Diesel exhaust and house dust worsen asthma” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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Allowing kids to be picky eaters puts them at risk for allergies

Scientists have warned that allowing children to be picky eaters may make them prone to allergies later in their life Continue reading “Allowing kids to be picky eaters puts them at risk for allergies” More...