By U. Wahn (auth.), Ruby Pawankar, Stephen T. Holgate, Lanny J. Rosenwasser (eds.)
When I entered the sector of hypersensitivity within the early Seventies, the traditional textbook was once a number of hundred pages, and the uniqueness used to be so compact that texts have been frequently authored completely by way of a unmarried person and have been by no means better than one quantity. evaluate this with hypersensitive reaction Frontiers: Epigenetics, Allergens, and probability elements, the current s- quantity textual content with good over a hundred and fifty participants from in the course of the international. This publication captures the explosive progress of our forte because the single-author textbooks mentioned above. The exceptional layout of this paintings lies in its meticulous awareness to aspect but complete scope. for instance, nice aspect is obvious in manuscripts facing subject matters akin to “Exosomes, clearly taking place minimum antigen offering devices” and “Neuropeptide S receptor 1 (NPSR1), an bronchial asthma susceptibility gene.” The scope is exemplified by way of the original method of disorder entities commonly handled in one bankruptcy in so much texts. for instance, anaphylaxis, a subject matter frequently restrained to 1 bankruptcy in such a lot textbooks, is given 5 chapters in hypersensitivity Frontiers. This procedure permits the textual content to hire a number of members for a unmarried subject, giving the reader the good thing about being brought to multiple vi- aspect concerning a unmarried disease.
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Diaz-Sanchez D, Proietti L, Polosa R (2003) Diesel fumes and the rising prevalence of atopy: an urban legend? Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 3(2):146–152 36. Heinrich J, Wichmann HE (2004) Traffic related pollutants in Europe and their effect on allergic disease. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 4(5):341–348 37. Thomson NC (2007) The role of environmental tobacco smoke in the origins and progression of asthma. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 7(4):303–309 38. Gilliland FD, Islam T, Berhane K, et al. (2006) Regular smoking and asthma incidence in adolescents.
M. Gómez Fig. 2 Changes (delta) and 95% confidence interval in prevalence of wheezing, atopic rhinoconjunctivitis, and atopic eczema in the past 12 months, reported by parents of children 6–7 years of age (left) and by adolescents 13–14 years of age (right) in six areas of Italy. ) Again, ISAAC is the option to have a global vision. A recent publication of a worldwide comparison of two phases in 6- to 7-year-old and 13- to 14-year-old populations, using the same methodology both times with a mean of 7 years of difference, allowed to evidence several projections of concern : (a) In 6- to 7-yearold, an incremental tendency in asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema was observed in Asia-Pacific, India, North America, Eastern Mediterranean, and Western Europe.
Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7(2):174–179 Allergy: A Burden for the Patient and for the Society Erkka Valovirta Introduction Allergic diseases and asthma represent some of the most common chronic pathological conditions prevalent all over the world [1, 2] that begin usually in infancy and persist throughout life . They are most common in developed countries. Allergy may affect more than 50% of children. Moreover, the prevalence of allergic diseases and asthma has actually increased during the past three to four decades.