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  • #133... Electromagnetic sensitivity case study; Alternative general anesthesia in MCS; Butane exposure and cardiac emergies.
  • #132... Toluene exposures affect health; Fragrance and skin allergy; Toxic brain damage; Pestiides and asthma; Bacterial toxin hazards in water-damaged buildings; Indoor air quality in aircraft; Solvent exposure and balance problems; Electrostatic air filters and less particulate pollution.
  • #131... Poorer memory and brain function in solvent-exposed workers; Increase in sensitivity-related illness; Skin reactivity more common in those with inhalant sensitivities; Food allergy update; Pesticide exposure, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus; Mixtures of probiotic bacteria and yeasts vs single strainsCell phones and possible increased risk of parotid gland tumors; Fruits and veggies reduce risk of painful periods.
  • #130... Detoxification enzyme activities and chemical sensitivity; Reducing risk of the common cold; Hyperbaric oxygen may aid mold-exposed patients; Attached garages, benzene exposure, and asthma; Heavy smoking and Alzheimer's disease; Muscle mass in the elderly.
  • #129... Smoking may add to psychological stress; Traffic pollution and higher rates of type 2 diabetes; Oxidation states in MCS patients; Nuts lower blood levels of LDL or bad cholesterol; Hospital infection control saves both lives and money.  
  • #128... Corn syrup may help promote obesity; More data on probiotic bacteria; Handwashing in hospitals critical and cost-saving; Indoor allergen research; Probiotic Lactobacillus and pneumonia in hospitalized patients.
  • #127... Exercise improves heart/lung capacity in older adults; Prenatal exposures to lead and smoking and higher rates of ADHD; Omega-3 fats and preventing psychosis; Second-hand smoke increases heart attack risk; Exercise reduces depression risk in young women.
  • #125… Wildfires cause health problems miles away; Exposure to a toxic fire; Neighborhood food environment and obesity; Probiotics and respiratory infections; Traffic air pollution and rheumatoid arthritis. 
  • #124… Sublingual immunotherapy less dangerous that injective immunotherapy; High-fructose corn syrup and other sugars and obesity and diabetes; Probiotic bacteria may be helpful in fighting vaginal Candida infections; Formaldehyde exposure may increase disease risk; Air pollution and poorer neuropsychiatric functioning; Ethanol may increase sensitivity to other chemicals; Impact of MCS on everyday life; Sleep disturbances and solvent exposure; Soy isoflavones may help postmenopausal women.  
  • #123… Cruciferous vegetables may aid asthmatics; Pollen levels increase hospital admissions; Health benefits of dietary fiber; Vitamin D and lower rates of many diseases; Iodine deficiencies common: sea vegetables helpful; Fibromyalgia, mal absorption, and lower amino acid levels; Smoking increases risk of more diseases; Traffic can worsen asthma; Vitamin C and milk may lessen gout risk; Blueberries may lessen urinary infection risk.
  • #122… Magnetic fields may provide temporary carpal tunnel relief; Fish oils may reduce adverse reactions to aspirin; High water iron content may increase risk of bowel diseases; Fruits and vegetable may lower risk of lung cancer; Mold exposure and eye irritation; Anti-mold drugs may relieve severe mold-associated asthma.
  • #121… Bisphenol A may increase risk of diabetes and heart attacks; Particulate air pollution and deep vein thrombosis; Smoking bans may lower rates of asthma-related hospitalization; Omega-3 acids and supplements may reduce risk of AMD; Omega-3 fatty acids and high triglycerides; Pesticide exposure and hearing loss risk.
  • #120… Exposure to diesel particulates and altered brain function; Mercury levels in salmon; Allergies and irritable bowel syndrome; Sublingual immunotherapy research.  
  • #119... Survey of 106 MCS patients; Vocal cord dysfunction in World Trade Center workers; Pesticide exposure and excess weight gain; Endometriosis and cadmium; Trichloroethylene exposure and parkinsonism; Blood plasma cholinesterase levels and pesticide exposure; Blueberries and service berries very rich in anthocyanins; Smoking and increased risk of macular degeneration.
  • #118... Possible link between Sjogrens and MCS; Fatal asthma attack due to second-hand smoke; Pesticide exposure and damage to DNA; Mercury emissions from forest fires; Pesticide exposures and reproductive problems; Pesticide exposure and chronic bronchitis; HEPA filters may reduce indoor exposures from wood burning and forest fires.
  • #117... Multiple drug intolerance syndromes; Sleep apnea common among women fibromyalgia patients; Possible link between indoor mold exposure and depression; Grass pollen may increase hospital asthma admissions; Research on probiotic bacteria; Acetyl-carnitine helpful for fatigued elderly patients; Bleach cleaning of hospital surfaces; Workplace exposures and new onset asthma.
  • #116... Environmental-health clinic treatment and lower number of future health-care visits; Aircraft pesticides and health; Nutrition and age-related macular degeneration; Dust and vapors from food can trigger allergy; Probiotics may clear antibiotic-resistant bacteria; Sleep apnea and fibromyalgia; Organophosphate pesticides and detoxification; Carnitine may be helpful for fibromyalgia patients.
  • #115,,, Multiple chemical sensitivity in the hospital and clinic; Nutrition may be helpful in treating macular degeneration; Chemical exposures and peripheral polyneuropathy; Roundup on recent asthma research; Phenolic phytochemicals may be helpful in treating neurological diseases; Omega-e fatty acids may help reduce joint pain; Pesticide exposure and increased risk of melanoma.
  • #114… Neurotoxicity of pesticides; Mycotoxins found in dust, walls, and air samples; Toxic pollutants released after weight loss; Sublingual allergen therapy effective and cost-efficient; Probiotic bacteria and yeasts helpful in treating diarrhea illnesses; Cranial stimulation therapy may be helpful for fibromyalgia patients; Musk perfume chemicals in Lake Erie sediments; Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the air and water. 
  • #113… Mycotoxin detected in blood of Stachybotrys-exposed subjects; Magnesium supplements may be helpful to asthmatics; Pesticides, lead and Parkinson’s disease; Churchgoers’ exposure to airborne particulates; Lower metabolic rates in fibromyalgia patients; Second-hand smoke increases asthma risk in never smokers; Probiotics may be helpful in treating common cold and preventing diarrhea. 
  • #112… Brain changes in CFS patients; Mold toxins cause severe nerve damage in mice; Vitamin K low in osteoarthritis patients; L-carnitine may be helpful to treat fatigue in the elderly; Organophosphate exposure and poorer neuropsychiatric performance in Hispanic workers; Indoor molds and more asthma.
  • #111… Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation may improve outcome in critical care patients; In utero exposure to tobacco smoke results in higher childhood asthma rates; Melatonin may be helpful to CFS patients; Dialysis-related severe reactions; Fish oil supplementation and lower rates of exercise induced asthma; Pesticide exposure and increased asthma risk.
  • #110… Hypersensitivity to chemicals common in the general population; Decreased muscle blood flow in fibromyalgia patients; Backyard waste burning and production of dioxins and chlorinated biphenyls; Flight attendants, onboard pesticide exposure, and more health problems; Vitamin C may kill cancer cells; Adverse health effects near petrochemical industries; Vanilloid receptor and its possible role in chemical injury and MCS.
  • #109… Pesticide exposure and poor lung function; Probiotics may reduce risk of the common cold; Omega 3 fatty acids and psychiatric disorders; Probiotics may reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome; Low to moderate level pesticide exposure and neurological problems; Increasing levels of invasive fungal infections; Paraoxonase enzymes aid detoxification; Wide environmental spread of agricultural pesticides.
  • #108… MCS symptoms worsen when patients exposed to low-level chemicals; MCS and asthma; CFS and MCS following occupational exposure to pesticides; Chronic fatigue syndrome and increased oxidative stress; Sleep problems in chronic fatigue patients; Red tides and worsened asthma; Pain sensitivity in fibromyalgia patients; Fibromyalgia patients and circulatory problems; Canadian actions against household pesticide use; Integrated treatment for fibromyalgia patients; Dermatitis caused by indoor mold exposure.
  • #107… Coenzyme Q10 improves heart function in patients taking statin drugs; Magnesium useful for treating acute asthma; Candida possibly linked to irritable bowel syndrome; Immunonutrition and would healing; Candles, incense and air pollution in church; MTBE well water contamination; Genetic factors and multiple chemical sensitivity; Particulate air pollution; RADS asthma in rescue/recovery workers at world trade center.
  • #106… Caesarean section, allergy, and infant health;  Vegetable and fruit consumption and lower risk of endometriosis; Vegetable and fruit consumption and blood pressure control; Celiac disease and altered blood flow; Smoking bans and cleaner indoor air; Strontium supplements helpful in reducing bone fracture; HEPA filters helpful in removing mold spores from the air; Phthalates and asthma in children; Secondhand smoke exposure and more preterm babies; Fine particulate matter and wheezing infants; Dogs useful in detecting cancer. 
  • #105… Genetic factors in multiple chemical sensitivity; Immune changes in Gulf War Syndrome patients; Hyperbaric oxygen may be useful in treating fibromyalgia and complex pain syndromes; Intravenous nutrients may be helpful for asthmatics; Mold exposure and nervous/immune problems; RADS following exposure to bromochlorodifluoromethane fire extinguishers; Mold cleanup helpful in reducing asthma symptoms; Antibiotics, fungal growth, and increased allergic responses; Sublingual immunotherapy helpful I many rhinitis and asthma patients; Mold exposure and hypersensitivity pneumonitis; Rads asthma following exposure to chlorine bleach; Prenatal pesticide exposures and lower birth weight.
  • #104... Testing for food and chemical sensitivities; MCS patients react to very low chemical concentrations; Volatile organic exposure increases inflammatory chemicals in MCS patients; Immunotherapy for asthma; Phthalate exposure and worse pulmonary function; Asthma and more gut permeability; Childhood asthma worse following the World Trade Center collapse; Hypersensitivity to corn pollen; Environmental exposures and early childhood asthma; Occupational asphalt exposure and respiratory problems; Fish oil supplements improve abdominal surgery outcome; Latex exposure and occupational asthma; Carnitine and Omega 3 fatty acids helpful in chronic fatigue patients; Carnitine and testosterone both helpful in older males; Prenatal exposures and poorer neurological function; Low level organophosphate pesticide exposure common; Well water pollution; Pesticide exposure in men and more birth defects.
  • #103... Long-term asthma from occupational exposures; More respiratory symptoms in flight attendants and teachers Workplace toxic exposure and higher asthma risk; Synthetic musk in air and water; Combined noise and solvent exposure increases hearing loss risk; Storage tank contamination of groundwater resources; Secondhand smoke and adult onset asthma; Lipoic acid research; Food chemicals and rhinitis; Air pollution may increase schizophrenia risk; Fungus and pollen and increased hospital respiratory admissions; High pesticide exposure in children; Asthma and antioxidants; Higher environmental levels of flame retardants; Glucosamine and chondroitin helpful to knee osteo-arthritis patients.
  • #102... Electro-therapy helpful to fibromyalgia patients; RADS asthma research; Electromagnetic field exposure and more breast cancer; Reducing cat allergens; PCB and lower birth weight babies; Pesticide contamination of rainwater; Rat allergen research; Outdoor particulates and more childhood asthma; Vitamins C and E helpful in childhood lung function; More asthma in cleaning women.
  • #101... Toxic effects of chemical mixtures; New antifungal agent: caspofungin; Dense septic systems and more diarrhea infections; Birch pollen allergy and more intestinal inflammation; Good bacteria and lower rates of allergy in children; Sublingual immunotherapy helpful to ragweed patients; High PM10 levels and increased childhood asthma; Fungi exposure and more infant respiratory problems; Fluorescence polarization to detect mycotoxins and pesticides; Immunotoxicity of pesticides; ELISA to detect stachylysin from stachybotrys; Laundering reduces allergens and mites; Pesticide exposure and increased asthma deaths.
  • #100... RADS Asthma; Pesticide exposure and increased Alzheimer's and Parkinson's; Low Detoxification enzymes and increased toxic symptoms; Valacyclovir may help chronic fatigue patients with Epstein-Barr infections; Intestinal candida infections; Compost bioaerosols and increased respiratory problems; Mycotoxins in patient urine; Ochratoxin and kidney damage; Biomass burning and cyanide production; Low-level air pollution and increased mortality; Anatomy lab, formaldehyde, and face respirators.
  • #99... MCS and increased capsaicin cough sensitivity; Fungal exposure and respiratory and neuropsychiatric effects; High rates of chronic fatigue in Gulf War veterans; Nasal function changes in MCS patients; High mold exposure and increased early childhood asthma; Low-level benzene exposure and blood changes in children; Omega 3 fatty acid and childhood wheezing; Early Studies show omega 3 fatty acid benefits; Lactobacillus supplements helpful for smokers; Fungal exposure and mycotic neuromas; Chlorpyrifos exposure and immune damage; Chronic fatigue syndrome incidence of 1.4 percent in Iceland; Electromagnetic exposure and increased amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Organic solvent exposure and low-birth-weight babies.
  • #98... Theories for MCS; Moldy homes and increased asthma; Antioxidants helpful to children with asthma; Cat and dog ownership associated with lower rates of childhood asthma; Amplified brain-pain processing in fibromyalgia patients; Endometriosis, chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia; Fragrance allergies common; Latex allergies common; Carbon monoxide exposure and brain damage; Neurological damage in solvent-exposed artist; Exposure to dry-cleaning solvents and visual problems; Cleaning showers and reduced airborne levels of Aspergillus; HEPA air filters helpful in preventing Aspergillus infections.
  • #97... In the shower: A new respiratory infection; Latex-free exercise equipment; Abnormally low endorphin levels in chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia patients; Abnormal pain processing in fibromyalgia patients; L-carnitine helpful for chemotherapy-induced fatigue in nonanemic cancer patients; Research on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; Decreased muscle performance in fibromyalgia patients; Volcanic air pollution; Health benefits of lead abatement; Asthma in older patients; Pesticide exposure and impotence; Pigeon allergens common in indoor environments; Fungal fragments are allergenic; Year-round exposure to wild oats pollen; Health effects of mold exposure; Outbreak of dust-related fungus infection; Feather bedding and lower mite allergen levels.
  • #96... Occupational asthma is often long-term; Chemical sensitivities common among british veterans; Studies on particulate production; Organochlorine exposure and breast cancer; Dioxin Exposure and long-term neurological problems; Research on fungal infections in hospitals; U. S. Groundwater quality; Agent orange contamination 25-plus years after Vietnam war
  • #95... Pesticide exposure and increased wheezing; Secondhand smoke, asthma, and respiratory problems; Antioxidants help protect against secondhand smoke damage; Low-level chemical exposure alters heart and breathing rates; Aluminum exposure and respiratory problems; Volatile organic chemicals from wood; Increased cancer and asthma in former dump area; Ozone may cause asthma in children; Magnesium and potassium helpful to children's lung function; Electromagnetic field exposure and health; German studies of MCS; Solvent exposure and changes in white blood cells; Arsenic and increased blood-oxidant levels; Mycotoxins reviewed in JAMA; Fish consumption and decreased pre-term deliveries.
  • #94... Pesticide exposures and miscarriage risk; Grass pollen allergens found year-round in indoor dust; Gulf War service and increased rates of miscarriage; Alcohol-induced asthma; Candida vaccines helpful; "Low-level" particulate concentrations and respiratory problems; Childhood tobacco-smoke exposure and increased adult asthma and smoking; Certain aerobic exercise may help carpel tunnel patients; Memory problems in fibromyalgia patients; Reducing home mite allergen levels; Food allergy research; Cypress pollen research.
  • #93... Lactobacillus and reduced allergies in newborns; Severe latex allergic reactions from plastic balls; Anti IgE drugs may be useful in asthma; Study on rhinitis; Solvent exposure and systemic sclerosis; Solvent exposure and menstrual abnormalities; Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocabons and increased birth problems; MTBE causes cancer in animals; Food allergies common in children; Anti-fungal drug helpful in asthma and dermatitis; Maternal organic solvent exposure and decreased child neurological function; Alternaria exposure and worsened childhood asthma.
  • #92... Perfume spray and severe anaphylactic shock; Damp building symptoms and fungal antibodies; Damp buildings, fungi, and nasal inflammation; Asthma triggered by cat dander on classmates' clothes; Air-conditioning fungi concentrations; Childhood pesticide exposure; HEPA filters and reduced aspergillus; Coccidioidomycosis fungal infections; Beryllium hypersensitivity disease; Particulates, nitrogen oxides, and increased respiratory problems in elderly; Magnesium helpful for migraine attacks; Urine test for Aspergillus infections; Glucosamine supplements helpful for osteoarthritis; Food supplements may be helpful for neurological disorders; Backyard burning and dioxin emissions; Agricultural burning, air pollution and higher asthma rates; Candida albicans immunotherapy helpful for vaginal Candida infections.
  • #91... Metabolic damage in chronic fatigue syndrome patients; Metabolic abnormalities in fibromyalgia patients; Mouse allergens in inner-city homes; Reduced brain blood-flow in fibromyalgia patients; Lower levels of N-acetylaspartate in chronic fatigue patients; Effects of corn allergy; Gluten allergy and headache; Heavy childhood pesticide exposure in agricultural communities; Fish oils helpful for childhood asthma; Lower pain threshold in fibromyalgia patients; Pesticide exposure and childhood immunological abnormalities; Skin and food allergy and systemic allergy; Low-level outdoor air pollution and worsened childhood asthma; Nose nerve dysfunction in chronic fatigue patients; Fungal spores and higher rates of childhood emergency room asthma visits; Triggers for skin eczema; Nitrogen oxide exposure and increased asthma
  • #90... High-efficiency air cleaners reduce asthma and dust allergens; Allergy to late summer weed pollen; Air pollution, fungal, spores, and increased cardio-respiratory emergency room visits; Magnesium Supplements helpful in asthma patients; Allergoid treatment improves asthma andrhinitis in children; Chronic fatigue syndrome and reduced exercise tolerance; Occupational asthma due to amylase; Spider mite allergy; Glutaraldehyde exposure and respiratory problems; Severe asthma upon exposure to cleaning detergents; Abnormal blood pressure reactions in chronic fatigue patients; Bleach reduces risk of Clostridium difficile hospital infection; Allergies develop in unborn babies; Aspergillus terreus infection from hospital plants; High melatonin in adolescent chronic fatigue patients; Adolescent fibromyalgia and sleep disorders.