Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Dichlorophenol Exposure and the Development of Allergy

This article appeared in the December issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology  and has gotten a significant amount of attention. I was interviewed by a local radio station about the article. When you interview for a newspaper or for  radio, you are never sure what the end-product will be. The interviewee is […]

December 12, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Allergy-Problems from a global perspective

The global problem of Allergy I came across a very interesting and powerful editorial that summarized many issues dealing with the worldwide problem of allergy. Allergy is a major health problem-clearly not in everyone and not in the majority of the population. Worldwide allergy affects 10-30% of people. As far as a single chronic clinical […]

February 2, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Skin Testing for Aeroallergens

Position Paper: Practical guide to skin prick tests in allergy to aeroallergens I was alerted to this article by my partner Dr. Vitalpur. It comes from Allergy (European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology) 2011 . The purpose of the article was to provide ‘pocket guidelines’ from a consensus report regarding the use of allergy skin […]

November 30, 2011 · fleickly · No Comments
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House Dust- It is worse than we thought!

All too frequently I hear  someone saying that they are allergic to ‘Dust’. Just what is ‘Dust’ and is my ‘Dust’ the same as your ‘Dust’? More importantly is dust, specifically house dust, a harmless nuisance? When I was at Henry Ford Hospital, Dennis Ownby, MD analyzed the house dust material that was used in […]

June 9, 2010 · fleickly · One Comment
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