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Sep 25

Treating Your Skin Problems with Laser – Science Articles

When the buzz on lasers as an anti-aging tool first started in the early 1990s, people didn’t know what to make of it. To most people, lasers were symbols of the kind of high-tech wizardry associated with the characters in Star Wars. Faster than the speed of light, however, lasers went from being a novel idea of the future to a much-improved alternative to the cosmetic procedures that already existed.

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Jul 16

Asthma Causes and Symptoms – What You Must Know

The onset of asthma commonly takes place in childhood, but it can start at any age. For most children with asthma (about 80 percent), and for more than half the adult sufferers, there is an allergic basis for their disease – this means that being in contact with a specific allergen makes their symptoms worse. This exposure may occur only periodically, such as when you visit the home of a cat-owning friend, or it can be continuous, as with the allergens resident in your home. Common allergens in the home are those relating to house-dust mites, cockroaches, and to pets.

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Jul 11

What are House Dust Mites and How They Complicate Allergies ?

House-dust mites are members of the arachnid family — a family that includes spiders, chiggers, and ticks. Like spiders, they have eight legs, but the mites themselves are sightless and completely harmless, since they do not bite, sting, or transmit diseases of any description. Their natural diet consists of shed human skin scales, plant fibers, house dust, fungal spores, pollen grains, and insect scales.

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