Clinical effect, safety and mechanisms of BICOM 2000 system to asthma in children

Feng Yi Zhen, Professor of pediatrics, Liu Li Ping, Wang Jin Rong,Shandong, China

Objectives
1. To examine the allergen detection, clinical effect, safety in the near future and side effects of the BICOM® 2000 system to asthma in children.
2. To explore the mechanism of BICOM® 2000 to asthma through evaluation of the changes in serum levels of IL-4, tIgE and IFN-gamma before and after BICOM® treatment.

Methods
1. Allergen detection and desensitization A total of 124 children with asthma and 150 children with asthma associated with rhinitis were selected according to the “national standard for child asthma” formulated by the national child asthma consortium. There were 82 mild, 164 moderate and 28 severe cases. All cases had not been treated with systemic glucocorticoids, antihistaminics or immunomodulators within one week before treatment. All children received allergen test and desensitization with BICOM®, together with the standard GINA therapy, which includes 125 microgra...

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Infants and children: First confrontation with the chemical hammer

Dr. med. M.Sc. Petra Maack-Wantzen, lngelheim, Germany
Bleeding tendency_p.[2ph'ylaxis with Konakion®
"We were looking forward to the baby so much and now ..."
More and more often we see new parents complaining about problems with their baby soon after birth. Loud wailing from late afternoon until the early hours, thick cradle cap on their heads plus skin rashes which many paediatricians put down to new-born acne which they'll grow out of. Flatulence and stomach cramps dismissed as 3-month colic, with parents told to just get on with it ...
But my experience of daily practice would suggest that the factors involved here are quite different.
Many of these young ones react to the synthetic Vitamin K, Konakion®, which is given in Germany as prophylaxis against blood clotting disorders and is administered during post-natal checks immediately after birth, after one week and then again after
4-6 weeks.
Forms of therapy such as homoeopathy, acupuncture and bioresonance too are based on...

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