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Mark B. Abelson
What's in the pipeline for dry eye and ocular allergy?
Treatments for dry eye and ocular allergy typically are directed at symptoms. Researchers have begun developing therapeutics to target the causes of dry eye and to prevent the allergic reaction.
Could yogurt solve allergy problems?
The hygiene hypothesis suggests that smaller family sizes as well as the use of antibiotics and vaccines has led to an allergy epidemic. Probiotics could reverse that epidemic and reduce the risk of developing atopic diseases and, potentially, nasal and ocular symptoms of respiratory allergies.