Spring comes, the flowers bloom and allergies spread. How can we determine if we have allergies, and if so to what, and the best treatment methods today?
Every year, more than 30,000,000 sufganiyot (Hanukkah donuts) are sold in Israel. Yet, while people indulge, the workers who prepare this oily treat may suffer from "baker’s asthma." Why?
Environmental-health damage can even increase in situations where plastic products are burned in fires, causing the emission of dioxins, which are extremely toxic
Prof. Nancy Agmon-Levin, who conducted the study, told The Jerusalem Post that she believes “masks blocked infectious agents and definitely pollen.”
The findings were not dependent on age, gender or socioeconomic status.
With greater exposure to cleaning products, kids were also 35% more likely to have chronic wheezing and 49% more likely to have chronic allergies, a study found.
With some six million children under the age of 18 affected by asthma in the US, it remains the leading chronic pediatric disease and the main reason why children miss school days, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.