A study presented in the September, 1997 issue of the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research finds that patients in the study experienced “significant positive changes” in breathing capacity and lung function under chiropractic care. (more…)
Archive for the ‘Allergies’ Category
Reuters Health news service reports on August 9, 2001 that The Prescription Access Litigation Project (PAL), a Boston advocacy group, announced that it has filed a class action lawsuit against Claritin maker Schering-Plout over deceptive direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising. (more…)
On October 1, 2003, HealthDayNews highlighted research reported at a conference of the European Respiratory Society in Vienna, Austria finds that children who take antibiotics are more likely to develop Allergies and Asthma later in life.
In the study, researchers from the Henry Ford Health System (more…)
A study presented at the World Allergy Congress on September 10, 2003 indicates that patients taking antacids may develop food allergies.
Dr. Erika Jensen-Jarolim, professor of medicine and immunology at the University of Vienna, Austria says,”Our hypothesis appears to be right in that digestible proteins may act as food allergens when physiological digestion is hampered [by antacids].” (more…)
The February 2004 Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology reports that children who spend their first year of life in a household with a pet dog have a lower risk of developing allergies.
Dr. James Gern of the University of Wisconsin-Madison studied 101 children who lived with a dog in the house and 84 who were raised with a cat in the house. In all cases, either the child’s mother or father had allergies or asthma. (more…)
A study in the January issue of The New England Journal of Medicine indicates that allergy shots given to children to treat their asthma are of little or no value. Dr. N. Franklin Adkinson, of Johns Hopkins University, where the study was undertaken, says, “we didn’t find any statistically significant benefits.”
The article continued, (more…)