Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of sensitizer.

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Examples

  • Trials are under way assessing insulin sensitizers such as metformin for Alzheimer's disease, Gandy noted.

    Insulin spray may improve Alzheimer's symptoms

  • "This clinical success and these new basic data provide optimism that insulin sensitizers may well have benefit in AD," he said.

    Insulin spray may improve Alzheimer's symptoms

  • I wanted to use these ingredients—egg white–sourced albumin and virgin coconut oil—as a Metabolic Miracle Meal Replacement, which I carefully balanced with nutritional supplements that act as mitochondrial metabolic enhancers, cell membrane stabilizers, insulin sensitizers, and blood sugar stabilizers.

    Forever Young

  • 'In my professional opinion the known carcinogens and respiratory sensitizers released into the atmosphere by the burn pit, present both an acute and a chronic health hazard to our troops and our local population.'

    R. B. Stuart: Leukemia: A Soldiers Souvenir From the Burn Pits of Iraq

  • Citrus based cleaners often contain d-limonene which can be sensitizers and affect human health.

    The Greenwash Brigade: April 2009 Archives

  • "In some cleaning products there are ingredients that are known to be respiratory irritants or sensitizers," says Ted Schettler, science director of the nonprofit Science and Environmental Health Network.

    Household Products Start to Come Clean on Ingredients

  • Most synthetic air freshener fragrances contain benzene derivatives, aldehydes and many other known toxics and sensitizers -- capable of causing cancer, birth defects, central nervous system disorders and allergic reactions.

    Dr. Peter Rost: What Italian Women Do Better

  • Some ingredients of the alternatives can cause skin, eye and respiratory irritation, and some can act as sensitizers, but they are less hazardous than formaldehyde on all these measures.

    Alternatives for significant uses of formaldehyde in Massachusetts

  • For the coming month she would have to avoid a number of the most common food sensitizers wheat, eggs, nuts, red meat, dairy, caffeine, and alcohol, after which she would add them back one at a time every three days.

    The Source

  • The design of the study was not intended to determine the biological mechanism behind the increase in asthma with exposure to cleaning sprays, but Dr. Zock and colleagues propose a number of hypotheses, including the possibility that asthma is partially irritant-induced, that sprays contain sensitizers that are specific to asthma, and/or that an inflammatory response is involved in asthma development.

    Household cleaning sprays and air fresheners can raise the risk of asthma in adults

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