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BACKGROUND Itch is the major symptom of atopic dermatitis (AD). Acupuncture has been shown to exhibit a significant effect on experimental itch in AD. Our study evaluated acupuncture and antihistamine itch therapy (cetirizine) on type I hypersensitivity itch and skin reaction in AD using a patient and examiner-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled,(More)
Endotoxins and allergens represent the major relevant contents of the atmospheric bioaerosol with regard to the triggering and exacerbation of allergic diseases. In this study, mattress concentrations of endotoxin and indoor allergens were measured in three hospitals in the alpine climate of Bavaria and in adjacent homes. Dust was collected from each of 10(More)
The evaluation of therapy concepts for children suffering from cleft palate is an enormous challenge in modern oral and maxillofacial surgery and related disciplines. In the present retrospective survey 1300 patients having clefts, including the soft palate, were studied with special regard to speech improvement operations. Nine hundred fifty four patients(More)
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