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Allergic Diseases

Highlights in the Clinic, Mechanisms and Treatment

Edited by Celso Pereira

Coimbra University

The present Edition "Allergic diseases - highlights in the clinic, mechanisms and treatment" aims to present some recent aspects related to one of the most prevalent daily clinical expression disease. The effort of a group of outstanding experts from many countries reflects a set of scientific studies very promising for a better clinical care and also to the treatment and control of the allergy. This book provides a valuable reference text in several topics of the clinical allergy and basic issues related to the immune system response. The inflammatory reaction understanding in allergic disease is clearly evidenced, as well as new strategies for further researches.

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Allergic DiseasesHighlights in the Clinic, Mechanisms and TreatmentEdited by Celso Pereira

Published: March 14th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1441

ISBN: 978-953-51-0227-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6872-0

Copyright year: 2012

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74109 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

31 Web of Science Citations

51 Dimensions Citations


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1. New Challenges for Old Diseases: The Impact of -Omics Technologies in the Understanding of Allergic Diseases

By Blanca Cárdaba, Miriam Aguerri, David Calzada and Carlos Lahoz


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2. Expression of the Histamine H4 Receptor in Human Tissue

By Katsunori Yamaura, Masahiko Suzuki, Takao Namiki and Koichi Ueno


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3. The Type I and Type II Receptor Complexes for IL-4 and IL-13 Differentially Regulate Allergic Lung Inflammation

By Nicola M. Heller, Preeta Dasgupta, Nicolas J. Dorsey, Svetlana P. Chapoval and Achsah D. Keegan


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4. Enzymatic and Chemical Modifications of Food Allergens

By Dragana Stanić-Vučinić and Tanja Ćirković Veličković


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5. Characterization of Seafood Proteins Causing Allergic Diseases

By Anas M. Abdel Rahman, Robert J. Helleur, Mohamed F. Jeebhay and Andreas L. Lopata


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6. Birch Pollen-Related Food Allergy: An Excellent Disease Model to Understand the Relevance of Immunological Cross-Reactivity for Allergy

By Brinda Subbarayal, Marija Geroldinger-Simic and Barbara Bohle


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7. Anaphylaxis: Etiology, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis and Management

By Aslı Gelincik and Suna Büyüköztürk


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8. Allergic Airway Inflammation

By Gabriel Morán, Claudio Henriquez and Hugo Folch


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9. Asthma and Sensitization Pattern in Children

By Ute Langen


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10. Wheezing Infant

By Yukinori Yoshida, Tomoshige Matsumoto, Makoto Kameda, Tomoki Nishikido, Isamu Takamatsu and Satoru Doi


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11. Comorbidities of Allergic Rhinitis

By Doo Hee Han and Chae-Seo Rhee


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12. Allergy and Benign Lesions of the Vocal Cord Mucosa

By Alenka Kravos


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13. Drug Hypersensitivity

By María L. Sanz, Cristobalina Mayorga, Ruben Martínez-Aranguren and Pedro M. Gamboa


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14. Diagnosis and Management of Cows' Milk Protein Allergy in Infants

By Elisabeth De Greef, Thierry Devreker, Bruno Hauser and Yvan Vandenplas


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15. Natural Rubber Latex Allergy

By Ana Maria Sell and Jeane Eliete Laguila Visentainer


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16. Psychological Factors in Asthma and Psychoeducational Interventions

By Lia Fernandes


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17. Obesity, Diet, Exercise and Asthma in Children

By Luis Garcia-Marcos and Manuel Sanchez-Solis


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18. Asthma and Health Related Quality of Life in Childhood and Adolescence

By Esther Hafkamp-de Groen and Hein Raat


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19. Specific Immunotherapy and Central Immune System

By Celso Pereira, Graça Loureiro, Beatriz Tavares and Filomena Botelho


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20. β2-Adrenoceptor Agonists and Allergic Disease: The Enhancing Effect of β2-Adrenoceptor Agonists on Cytokine-Induced TSLP Production by Human Lung Tissue Cells

By Akio Matsuda and Kyoko Futamura


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21. Microbiota and Allergy: From Dysbiosis to Probiotics

By Anne-Judith Waligora-Dupriet and Marie-José Butel


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22. Natural Products and Dermatological Hypersensitivity Diseases

By Clayton MacDonald and Marianna Kulka


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23. Preventive Phytotherapy of Anaphylaxis and Allergic Reactions[MSOffice1]

By Elaine A. Cruz, Michelle F. Muzitano, Sonia S. Costa and Bartira Rossi-Bergmann


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24. Cissampelos sympodialis (Menispermaceae): A Novel Phytotherapic Weapon Against Allergic Diseases?

By M.R. Piuvezam, C.R. Bezerra-Santos, P.T. Bozza, C. Bandeira-Melo, G. Vieira and H.F. Costa


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25. Derived Products of Helminth in the Treatment of Inflammation, Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis

By C.A. Araujo and M.F. Macedo-Soares


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26. Parasite-Derived Proteins Inhibit Allergic Specific Th2 Response

By Hak Sun Yu


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27. Pharmaceutical Treatment of Asthma Symptoms in Elite Athletes - Doping or Therapy

By Jimmi Elers and Vibeke Backer


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