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The strongest risk factors for developing asthma are a combination of genetic predisposition with environmental exposure to inhaled substances and particles that may provoke allergic reactions or irritate the airways, such as:i) indoor allergens (for example house dust mites in bedding, carpets and stuffed furniture, pollution and pet dander)ii) outdoor allergens (such as pollens and moulds)iii) tobacco smokeiv) chemical irritants in the workplace and
26, carrying at least seven tons of "ammunition smoke" which is composed of chemical irritants and riot control agents, namely teargas.
This cross-sectional study doesn't establish causality, but it supports the hypothesis that a defective skin barrier allowing ready entry of allergens, chemical irritants, and microorganisms could increase the propensity for development of low-grade inflammation beyond the skin, including perhaps inflammation of the pancreas, with resultant type 2 diabetes, explained Dr.
For the Filipino expatriate, using only true natural skincare products made with organic ingredients - without synthetic preservatives and other chemical irritants - is a way of returning to her youth.
It has been associated with chronic yeast infections and the use of chemical irritants such as soaps, spermicides and lubricants.
For his ONES project, he will study the function of sensory neurons in the periphery of the body related to exposure to environmental chemical irritants.
When applied to the skin of volunteers, this product apparently increased the skin's tolerance to thermal aggression, reduced the skin's sensitivity to chemical irritants and reduced tactile sensations.
Made from 100 percent denim and cotton, the materials for the insulation are postindustrial, do not itch and contain no chemical irritants.
Mr Chappell said: ``Signature has specialised in air fresheners for some time and, because the scents are not made from chemical irritants, many of our clients have been hospitals and care homes.
Generally, the condition is attributed to family heredity and stressors (including chemical irritants, heat and sweating, allergies, emotional stress, or infection.
Wal-Mart, like many stores of its sort that sell ``cheap stuff'' like manufactured plastic and synthetics, is chock full of chemical irritants.

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