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What vaccines do I need if I don’t have a spleen?

Sometimes people lose their spleens due to accidents or sports injuries or illness, and they wonder what the spleen actually does. The spleen is the largest lymph organ in your body and it contains many lymph nodes. One of its jobs is to filter bacteria out of your blood when you are sick, to prevent…
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Allergy‬ Doctor Dallas Texas – Dr. Barbara Baxter

Allergy Doctor Dallas Texas - Dr. Barbara Baxter [video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://www.allergydoctordallas.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Allergist-Dallas-TX-_-Allergy-Doctor-Dallas-TX-Dr.-Barbara-Stark-Baxter.mp4"][/video] Youtube Link: http://youtu.be/lRiMo9j7Zyc
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Dry-roasted ‪#‎peanuts‬ more likely trigger for ‪#‎allergy‬.

According to Allergy UK, allergy to peanut and tree nuts is the most common food allergy, and allergy to peanuts affects around 1 in 50 young children. Most allergic reactions to peanuts and tree nuts are mild, but some can be severe and can lead to anaphylaxis, where breathing becomes difficult due to asthma-like symptoms…
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Low vitamin D levels in #Children and Development of #Asthma in later life.

There is conflicting evidence about the association between low vitamin D levels in children and development of asthma in later life. The objective of this study was to systematically review the evidence for an epidemiological association between low serum levels of vitamin D and the diagnosis of asthma in children. Methods We used the Cochrane…
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#Anaphylaxis: Managing Life-Threatening #Allergies

#Anaphylaxis is a severe #allergic reaction that needs emergency #medicaltreatment. It can happen in seconds or even hours after contact with something the person is allergic to, like foods, insect venom, latex, or medication. In rare cases, exercise and physical activity also can trigger anaphylaxis. Symptoms may include: - Hoarseness - Tightness in the throat - Wheezing, or trouble…
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Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to #Asthma Risk in Kids.

Exposure in the womb to household chemicals known as phthalates might increase a child's future risk of developing asthma, Columbia University researchers reported in a new study. Children had nearly an 80 percent increased risk of developing asthma between age 5 and 11 if their mothers were exposed during pregnancy to high levels of two…
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Could antihistamines help fight cancer?

For those of you that suffer from watery, itchy eyes and runny noses throughout allergy season, antihistamines are likely to be your best friend. But a new study finds the drugs may do more than combat hayfever; they could fight cancer, too. Read more at: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/279000.php Courtesy - Medical News Today.  
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Vaccine for dust-mite allergies being tested by researchers!

If you're allergic to dust mites (and chances are you are), help may be on the way. Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally switching the body's immune response. In animal tests, the nano-sized vaccine package lowered lung inflammation by 83 percent despite repeated exposure…
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