Allergic Diseases in Children: The Sciences, the by Hugo Van Bever

By Hugo Van Bever

The aim of this ebook is to percentage details and data on allergic issues in young ones with every body, specifically mom and dad. bronchial asthma in kids are a standard and transforming into challenge. From the author's adventure, many fogeys lack right info on hypersensitivity. This has ended in fallacious techniques in facing the matter, with a few mom and dad experimenting with every kind of non-scientifically confirmed trying out and coverings. occasionally those remedies may be destructive for the kid. The ebook includes twelve chapters, every one overlaying a selected point of hypersensitive reaction in little ones. the 1st half covers common concerns, equivalent to underlying mechanisms, allergens, and epidemiology of allergic ailments. within the moment half, particular allergic illnesses are coated. The ebook ends with concerns on prognosis and remedy, and provides feedback for destiny study on allergic reaction in youngsters. This e-book will supply precious details to the general public, in particular mom and dad of allergic little ones. in keeping with present clinical info, the e-book might help allergic youngsters to acquire optimum prognosis and remedy in their allergic illnesses.

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Unfortunately, data from many parts of Asia are still lacking. Large, well-designed epidemiological studies are needed so that the scale of the problem can be understood, public awareness can be increased and important food allergens in the region can be identified. 41 42 Fig. 5 Bird’s nest, which is commonly given to Chinese children, and considered as “brain food” can induce severe allergic reactions. e. severe allergic reactions to food) and the role of food triggers (Table 2) show that food is an important cause of severe allergic reactions in Asia.

The second type of T cells is called the T killer/suppressor subset, also called as CD8 + T cells. These cells are important in directly killing certain tumor cells, viral-infected cells and sometimes parasites. The CD8+ T cells are also important in downregulation of immune responses. Both types of T cells can be found throughout the body. They often depend on the secondary lymphoid organs (the lymph nodes and spleen) as sites where activation occurs, but they are also found in other tissues of the body, most conspicuously the liver, lung, blood, and intestinal and reproductive tracts.

7. 5 to 1% of children show adverse reactions to food additives. Asia is unique because of the presence of many different cultures and eating habits, which have resulted in the occurrence of unique types of food allergies (Fig. 4). However, little is known about the epidemiology of food allergies in Asia. The perception is that the prevalence in this region is low, but is likely to increase with the global increase in allergy. Unfortunately, data from many parts of Asia are still lacking. Large, well-designed epidemiological studies are needed so that the scale of the problem can be understood, public awareness can be increased and important food allergens in the region can be identified.

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