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Cause of cat allergy uncovered

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 09:09 PM

A University of Cambridge team has identified how the body's immune system detects cat allergen, leading to symptoms such as coughing and sneezing.

New treatments to block this pathway raise hopes of developing medicines to protect sufferers, they say.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...health-23436589

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 11:22 PM

oh wow

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 12:17 AM

I'm allergic to cats...but not dogs or horses. The odd thing is that most cats absolutely adore me. I usually just go ahead and pet them...then  get all itchy eyed and sneezy!

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