allergic reaction

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allergic reaction

[ə′lərj·ik rē′ak·shən]
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Now, David Artis, PhD, associate professor of Microbiology, along with postdoctoral fellow David Hill, PhD, from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and collaborators from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and institutions in Japan and Germany, have found that these commensal bacteria might play an important role in influencing and controlling allergic inflammation.
There is general consensus that allergic inflammation is driven by the activation of T-helper (Th) type 2 cells.
To this end, we compared the effects of ambient PM collected in urban Baltimore (AUB) on airway reactivity and allergic inflammation in wild-type (WT) BALB/c mice and in mice deficient in recombinase-activating gene 1 ([Rag1.
DP2 is a high affinity receptor for the prostaglandin D2 and in humans is implicated in Th2-dependent allergic inflammation.
Some specific topics include the effects of ultrafine particles on the allergic inflammation of the lung, under-diagnosis of allergic disorders in the elderly, the relationship between alcohol consumption during pregnancy and atopic dermatitis in the offspring, and the results of an oral tolerance protocol in children with IgE medicated allergies to cows' milk.
The molecular mechanisms underlying allergic inflammation are the signals for immunoglobulin (Ig) E production and the activation of mast cells and eosinophils.
THE most common cause of these types of symptoms is rhinitis - allergic inflammation of the lining of the nose.
The developed drug candidate OC459 is a small molecule orally active selective antagonist of the CRTH2 receptor that plays a key role in initiating allergic inflammation.
Meritage Pharma's oral budesonide suspension (OBS) is intended for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis, an allergic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract and is currently in mid-stage clinical trials.
Now, scientists have found that these commensal bacteria might play an important role in influencing and controlling allergic inflammation.
This newly identified cell population could represent one of the earliest events in this type of immune response, which offers potential new targets for treatment of infection and allergic inflammation," Artis added.
IgE-targeting therapy could provide significant progress in the treatment of allergic inflammation.