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Air pollution, mortality, and the need for public health policy

Frank J Kelly.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1170 words.

Background: Recent studies have reported associations between particulate air pollution and daily mortality rates. Population-based, cross-sectional studies of metropolitan areas in the...

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Allergen avoidance: the Isle of Wight study

Sandra Kuiper and Constant P van Schayck.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1737 words.

There is much evidence that the development of allergic disorders may be related to early exposure of allergens, including those in breastmilk. We have tried to find out whether avoidance...

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Allergic reactions to colloid infusions—another chapter in the colloid debate

Jasmeet Soar.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1320 words.

All available colloid volume substitutes carry the risk of anaphylactoid reactions. In a multicentre prospective trial, 69 cases of anaphylactoid reactions have been observed among 200,906...

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Anatomy of the asthmatic bronchi

Paul O’Byrne.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1091 words.

The quantitative anatomy of the bronchi has been studied in sudden deaths in normal subjects, in deaths from status asthmaticus and chronic bronchitis, and in patients with emphysema. In...

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Ancient Egyptian soup for treating asthma: Cox and Intal

Anant Parekh.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1022 words.

Chromone derivatives exhibiting unusual biological activity have been studied in these laboratories for several years. One of these, disodium cromoglycate (FLP670), has been found to...

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. . and what about angioedema and urticaria?

Mike Ardern-Jones.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1360 words.

In this paper I shall present instances in which eczema, urticaria and angioneurotic edema were produced by proteins which are not foods, but with which persons intimately come in contact...

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Anti-IgE: biologicals reach the inner cities

Ulrich Wahn.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 872 words.

Background: Research has underscored the effects of exposure and sensitization to allergens on the severity of asthma in inner-city children. It has also revealed the limitations of...

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Atopic asthma is a TH2-cell-mediated disease

David Ahern.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1340 words.

Background: In atopic asthma, activated T helper lymphocytes are present in bronchial-biopsy specimens and bronchoalveolar-lavage (BAL) fluid, and their production of cytokines may be...

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Auto-immune mechanisms in chronic urticaria

Young Min Ye and Hae-Sim Park.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1140 words.

Background: Most urticarias are induced by vasoactive mediators such as histamine released from mast cells. Although mast cells are activated by allergens through cross-linking of...

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Bovet’s Nobel Prize-winning discovery of antihistamines

Martin K Church and Marcus Maurer.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1065 words.

We searched systematically for the existence of histamine antagonists, thinking that this study would provide a new way to address more points in the physiology of this hormone, and would...

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