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Showing papers in "Journal of Allergy in 1952"


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TL;DR: The M.B.C. and intrapulmonary gas distribution improved following administration of a bronchodilatory drug in many patients indicating that the abnormalities were reversible at least in part and that many asthmatic patients have definite bronchospasm in the absence of signs or symptoms.

72 citations



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TL;DR: These studies served to verify more definitely previous assumptions based purely upon clinical evidence that inhalant allergens were important etiologic factors in atopic dermatitis and stressed the necessity for their greater consideration in its treatment.

50 citations


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TL;DR: The number of viable mold spores (or other inoculum) in the air within homes may fluctuate sharply during a single day, apparently increasing when the amount of physical activity within the home increases.

46 citations


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TL;DR: The results of further experimentation seem to substantiate the impression that histamine plays a minor role in anaphylaxis in the mouse even when the mouse has been made markedly histamine sensitive.

38 citations


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TL;DR: Twenty patients with ragweed pollinosis without desensitization therapy showed a greater sensitivity than that found in another group of 20 ragweed sensitive patients who had had more than one year of such treatment.

37 citations


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TL;DR: It is concluded that migraine is basically an allergic disease, although psychic stimuli may provoke individual attacks in allergic individuals.

37 citations


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TL;DR: It is obvious that there are several background factors to be considered in the management of headache, and proper recognition of the possible allergic basis may be very important, along with the handling of the mental, emotional, or occupational problems.

34 citations




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TL;DR: It is concluded that the antigen-antibody portion of the wheal mechanism is not implicated in the site differences, but rather it must be inherent in the differences of the skin itself.



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TL;DR: Treatment with cortisone and ACTH was effective in controlling the reversible phases of the disease, such as eosinophilic pulmonary infiltrations, purpura, joint pains, fever, etc, but failed to halt the irreversible lesions in the heart and kidneys.

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TL;DR: Investigations have been performed in patients who by intracutaneous tests have shown marked reaction to some inhalant or food allergen, and have been carried out by passive transfer of hypersensitiveness by the method of Prausnitz-Kiistner and de Besche on the content of antibodies in the polyp fluid and in blood serum.

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TL;DR: The skin-sensitizing antibody of ragweed hay fever has been shown to be concentrated among the proteins of Fraction IIId, as separated by alcohol precipitation in the cold.

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TL;DR: This study was undertaken to attempt treatment of the reactions resulting from terramycin troche medication, the therapy to be based upon the possible causes of the responses, and inquire into the possibility of chemotherapeutic prophylaxis against such reactions.


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TL;DR: The purpose of this paper is to present the observations on the use of intravenous ACTH therapy in sereve intractable asthma or status asthmaticus, and also on theUse of oral cortisone therapy for the maintenance of remission following such treatment.

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TL;DR: The possibility of passive transfer of allergic eczematous contact-type sensitivity in man by means of white cell suspensions is suggested by the experimental results of Baer and Sulzberger.

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TL;DR: Cortisone does seem to precipitate clumping of the cellular elements of the blood of the bulbar conjunctiva and to cause edema to appear in these areas.


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TL;DR: The effect of cortisone on the level of serum-antibodies in rabbits sensitized against ovalbumin during the period which follows the challenging injection of a neutralizing dose of antigen has been studied.

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TL;DR: During recent years considerable doubt has been thrown upon the concept of migraine as an allergic disease.

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TL;DR: Prolonged continuous treatment of severe chronic bronchial asthma with ACTH and cortisone holds promise but will require careful study.

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TL;DR: In the total number of individuals in the survey, various types of headaches were found in the following percentages: Migraine (broadly defined)8.6Migraine (rigidlydefined)3.3Histamine Cephalaigia0.3Frontal Headache47.1Occipital or neck pain.

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TL;DR: The differences observed in different sera suggest a variation in the distribution of the sensitizing antibody through the globulin area and in this way agrees with the biological variations that ragweed sera have been shown to possess.


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TL;DR: The system described was readily adapted to the detection of the decrease in ventilation which follows the inhalation of oxygen by patients with respiratory acidosis, and anoxia accompanied severe induced attacks of asthma.