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Allergic Diseases

New Insights

Edited by Celso Pereira

Coimbra University

Allergic diseases are one of the most prevalent diseases in the present with an undeniable correlation with development conditions and with the surrounding environment. Thus, it becomes imperative that the gradual understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment strategies may be convenient for wide dissemination in the scientific community. The chapters included in the book Allergic diseases New Insights addressed a variety of important topics related to distinct aspects related to allergy. The contribution of outstanding expert authors from many countries provided update reviews on basic, clinical and treatment aspects and put in evidence further research regarding the knowledge of immune system responses and key points of allergic inflammatory reactions.

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Allergic DiseasesNew InsightsEdited by Celso Pereira

Published: April 22nd 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58513

ISBN: 978-953-51-2044-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7238-3

Copyright year: 2015

Books open for chapter submissions

15911 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

3 Dimensions Citations


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1. Genetic Aspects of Respiratory Allergy

By Celso Pereira, Frederico S. Regateiro, Graça Loureiro, Beatriz Tavares and António Martinho


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2. Airborne Allergens

By Olga Ukhanova and Evgenia Bogomolova


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3. A Disintegrin and Metalloproteinase (ADAM) 10 and 17 in Th2 Mediated Responses

By Lauren Folgosa Cooley, Rebecca K. Martin and Daniel H. Conrad


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4. Free-Living Amoeba Acanthamoeba Triggers Allergic Inflammation of Airways

By Hak Sun Yu


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5. Risk Factors for Allergy in Secondary School Girls

By Ramla Hamed Ahmed Alobaidi, Amina Hamed Ahmed Alobaidi and Abdulghani M. Alsamarai


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6. Probiotics and Allergic Diseases — Usefulness of Animal Models — From Strains Selection to Mechanistic Studies

By Elodie Neau, Marie-José Butel and Anne-Judith Waligora-Dupriet


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7. Therapeutic and Immunologic Effects of Zingiber officiale in Allergic Rhinitis

By Abdulghani Mohamed Alsamarai, Mohamed Abdulsatar Hamid and Amina Hamed Ahmed Alobaidi


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8. Rehabilitation of Allergic Diseases in Children — Climatothalassotherapy as a Power Tool in Achieving Optimal Disease Control

By Silvije Šegulja, Milica Zvonarek-Valković, Daniel Buljević and Renata Volkmer-Starešina


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9. Specific Immunotherapy in Food Allergy — Towards a Change in the Management Paradigm

By José Manuel Lucas, Ana Moreno-Salvador and Luis García-Marcos


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10. Eosinophilic Esophagitis

By Rebecca Scherr and Mary Beth Hogan


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