allergic reaction

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allergic reaction

[ə′lərj·ik rē′ak·shən]
(medicine)
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The pathophysiological roles of PI3Ks and therapeutic potential of selective inhibitors in allergic inflammation.
After allergen exposure, allergen specific T helper (Th) 2 cytokines cause airway inflammation by the recruitment of additional T cells and eosinophil granulocytes in the lung tissue through secretion of a wide range of different pro inflammatory mediators that sustain allergic inflammation [6,8].
Molecular mechanisms of cytokine and chemokine release from eosinophils activated by IL-17A, IL-17F, and IL-23: implication for Th17 lymphocytes-mediated allergic inflammation.
IL-4 plays a key role in allergic inflammation by promoting T cell growth, induction of IgE production from B cells, up regulation of adhesion molecules and regulation of Th2 subset differentiation, which is essential for the allergic reaction.
In mice, supplementation of the maternal diet with methyl donors was associated with greater airway allergic inflammation and IgE production in offspring and passed through generations.
This opens the door for new ways to look at bacterial-associated allergic inflammation," says John Wherry, an associate professor of microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
45 L/sec), hyperreactivity of the bronchus receptor to histamine and acetylcholine, presence of allergic inflammation of nasal mucosa (rhinitis) and its paranasal sinuses (sinusitis), difficulties of nasal respiration, high parameters of rhinometry (16.
Furthermore we show in an acute model of allergic airway disease that following sensitization without adjuvant and challenge of the mice, treatment with medicinal plant extracts inhibits the development of allergic inflammation and AHR.
Undoubtedly, the emissions coming from diesel generators can cause health problems including bronchial allergic inflammation, acute bronchitis and emphysema," he said.
In another study, 126 children aged 6-17 years who had mild to moderate persistent asthma and lower pulmonary function or higher levels of markers associated with allergic inflammation responded well to ICS therapy.
Summary: LOS ANGELES, July 06, 2010, SPA -- Brief exposure to ultra fine pollution particles near a Los Angeles freeway can boost the allergic inflammation that makes asthma worse, U.
We have previously developed a rabbit model of allergic inflammation in rectal mucosa after ovalbumin challenge in sensitized animals33.