Researchers Implicate House Dust Mites As The Main Cause Of Respiratory Allergies In Singapore

BY JUNE YANGPUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 7, 11:58 AM In the first comprehensive adult allergy cohort study in Singapore, scientists and clinicians from A*STAR’s Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered that the primary cause of respiratory allergies in Singapore is the exposure to the house dust mite. The results carry potential implications in the management…

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The Trouble With Dust Mites – Singapore’s Most Common Allergy

25-Aug-2011 (Thu) Health & U special supplement, The Straits Times Invisible to the naked eye, these tiny organisms are responsible for Singapore’s most common allergy, reports Geraldine Ling Dust mites are the top cause of allergic rhinitis, Singapore’s most common allergy, which produces symptoms like runny nose, sneezing and nasal congestion. Other triggers of allergic rhinitis include cats, dogs and cockroaches.…

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