from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A substance, such as pollen, that causes an allergy.
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- n. A substance which causes an allergic reaction.
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- n. any substance that can cause an allergy
Cover pillow, mattress, and box spring in allergen-proof casings.
Cover pillows, mattress, and box spring in allergen-proof casings.
Researchers at Germany's University of Hohenheim have reported that fermentation of skim milk and sweet whey with a one-to-one mixture of the bacteria could reduce the quantity of beta-lactoglobulin, the main allergen in cows milk, by as much as 90 per cent.
Even the possibility of the presence of an allergen is covered.
The major food allergens declaration must consist of the word ‘‘Contains’’ followed by a colon and the name of the food source source from which each major food allergen is derived (for example, ‘‘Contains: egg’’).
The cure is simple in concept, but not so simple in practice: remove all trace of the allergen from the mother's diet.
I’m also making him drink tons of water to flush whatever the allergen is out of his system.
It means that a much tighter control over the quantity of allergen is delivered, a more measurable and reproducible reaction, and, ultimately, more reliable and standardised screening for cow’s milk protein allergy.
An allergen is a protein that causes the immune system of a person allergic to it to launch an immune response or allergic reaction.
In a second study in the same journal, Waldinger's team decided to try treating two of the volunteers with hyposensitization therapy -- a well-known technique for treating allergies, also called allergen immunotherapy, which repeatedly exposes the body to small but gradually increasing amounts of the allergen over several years.
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