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Atopic

(Science: dermatology) Pertaining to an atopen or to atopy, allergic.

Origin: gr. Topos = place


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Evolution of itch

... down your arm - something local caused by an external factor. Persistent itching in some general area (like your nose during the allergy season or atopic dermatitis or dry skin etc. etc.) are not relevant, because the reason for those is quite likely just a side effect of the release of histamine ...

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by biohazard
Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:10 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of itch
Replies: 3
Views: 2816

Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses

... that are, for example, protective from allergy. Thus, healthy persons tend to mount Th1-biased immune responses towards harmless allergens, whilst atopic persons have Th2-deviated (cytokines such as IL4) responses that promote IgE formation. IgE, in turn, binds to basophils and mast cells and when ...

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by biohazard
Tue Nov 02, 2010 9:35 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses
Replies: 10
Views: 43442

Sugar Allergy

... 5. Andre C, Andre F, Colin L. Effect of allergen ingestion challenge with and without cromoglycate cover on intestinal permeability in atopic dermatitis, urticaria, and other symptoms of food allergy. Allergy 1989;44 (Suppl 9):47-51. 6. Isolauri E, Juntunen M, Wiren S. Intestinal permeability ...

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by DrDahlman
Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
Replies: 76
Views: 266782

The Fiber Disease

... cells in the skin is important for skin homeostasis and the imbalance in this system may be involved in skin diseases like psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. MORE HERE: GOOD LEAD IN HERE:........... "Dr J A Cotterill, Leeds, UK Should dermatologists create imposters?" http://www.psychodermatology.info/ESDaP-Congress-Giessen-2005.htm ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Sep 03, 2006 6:37 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5491461

The Fiber Disease

... right," Cohen says. H for Household with Single Family Member Affected Unlike conditions that have similar symptoms, such as scabies and atopic dermatitis, insect-bite rashes often appear in a single member in a family. "Common sense might tell us that fleas and mosquitoes would ...

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by London
Fri Aug 25, 2006 10:49 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5491461
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