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Getting on the trail while suspecting allergies


3 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Whatever your preferred outdoor activity, you’re probably itching to do it as winter comes to an end, but the last thing you want is your first spring hike or bike ride to get shut down by allergies. The best way to prepare for outdoor exercise when you have allergies is…

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Pollution exacerbates allergies this season


23 Mar, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Spring brings cherry blossoms, baseball and birdsong to possibly compensate for itchy eyes, red noses, and sore throats resulting from allergies. This year, complaints of allergies being worse than ever dominate the scientific conversation. A recent study found that two common pollutants interact with a major pollen allergen at a…

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Roasted peanuts causing worse allergies than raw peanuts


22 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Those allergic to peanuts receive yet another bad news. Apparently, roasted peanuts trigger allergic reactions more frequently and more severe than raw peanuts, a new research reveals. The Oxford University study, performed on mice, suggests drying peanuts produces chemical changes that weaken the immune system, creating the possibility of allergic…