allergens


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allergens

n., pl. alérgenos, agentes causantes de alergias.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], May 7(ANI/BusinessWire India): A new research conducted by Dyson and FICCI Research and Analysis Centre (FRAC) reports that Indian homes contain bacteria, dust mites and cockroach allergens, even when people clean regularly using traditional cleaning methods.
'If the immune system is oversensitive, it reacts to allergens by producing antibodies to ward off the harmful allergens.
More than 170 varieties of food have been recognized as being potentially allergenic, a minority fraction of these foods causes the wide reactions, and common food allergens vary between geographic regions (Burks et al., 2012b).
Several studies have looked at allergy test results to determine the most common allergens. Many of these studies have been based on surveys or on studies of small numbers of tests.
Exposure to allergens in the environment, and in particular indoor allergens, plays a significant part in the development of allergic diseases, including asthma, hay fever symptoms, and eczema.
The strongest risk factor for asthma is atopy which is the genetic propensity to develop IgE antibodies in response to exposure to allergen. Allergens and allergen-specific IgE antibody assays are assessed by skin prick test (SPT).
Textile-finishing company Devan Chemicals recently launched technology to make textiles free from allergens shed by cats and dogs.
Textile-finishing innovator Devan Chemicals (http://www.devan.net/) recently launched a technology to make textiles free from allergens shed by cats and dogs.
Sterilization in daily life is growing in importance due to chronic problems caused by harmful substances such as dust and allergens.
This is because Steam removes the extra step of worrying about invisible allergens and suffering from allergies.
This is because Steamao removes the extra step of worrying about invisible allergens and suffering from allergies.