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Allergic reactions

Allergic reaction

(Science: immunology) The bodys response to an allergic stimulus. This can be localised to one area or generalised and may include: rash, itching, hives, swelling, difficulty breathing, and/or low blood pressure.


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Human evaluation

... of ability to manufacture brown fat, and also in the great upsurge of allergic reactions. There must be many more subtle changes that haven't been documented because they ...

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by animartco
Sat Mar 03, 2012 4:07 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human evaluation
Replies: 24
Views: 9244

Immune response due to egg.

... an antigen against those proteins. It is that simple. Some people are allergic to things like peanuts, casein, whey, etc etc. We are not sure what ... immune cells or something else. It points to the idea that allergic reactions are acquired properties and not genetic properties that affect ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:41 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Immune response due to egg.
Replies: 3
Views: 1984

Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

... good chance that you are experiencing the after effects of a severe allergic reaction to the antibiotics you were prescribed. I am not a doctor, ... life threatening. Ever year around 300 people die from these reactions. Some brand names that you should avoid include: methotrexate (Rheumatrex, ...

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by ladykat324
Sun Aug 08, 2010 5:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?
Replies: 23
Views: 75291

Sugar Allergy

... to get more info on the biology/science behind sugar and physical reactions. I noticed a couple of people mentioned they have trouble breathing ... as few as 5 raisins, or 1/4 teaspoon of sugar). I have been tested as allergic to sugar but a lot of comments in this thread suggest that isn't ...

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by sheelagh
Sun May 16, 2010 6:52 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
Replies: 76
Views: 266525

Generation of DNA nucleotides

... a random 'bounce'. You have to take into account that most biological reactions take place where there is water. Water is very polar, and can even ... a long time and they smell wonderful, only to remember that you are allergic to them and you either get sick (mutation that causes some harm) ...

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by kolean
Thu Jan 28, 2010 3:36 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Generation of DNA nucleotides
Replies: 65
Views: 58273
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