hyposensitization

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hyposensitization

[¦hī·pō‚sen·səd·ə′zā·shən]
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ALK is the world leader in allergy vaccination (immunotherapy), a treatment that induces a protective immune response which reduces and potentially halts the allergic reaction.
Dr Helen Bourne, of the regional Immunology and Allergy service based at the RVI, said: "The aim of the trial is to investigate if an allergy vaccination, with a specific house dust mite allergy tablet, can reduce asthma symptoms and daily intake of asthma medication.
The efficacy and safety of GRAZAX(R) has been documented in the largest adult clinical study programme ever conducted within allergy vaccination.
Allergy vaccination was first tried in 1911 but has since fallen out of favour in the UK because of the potentially deadly side effects.