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© 1991

New Trends in Allergy III

  • Johannes Ring
  • Bernhard Przybilla
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXV
  2. Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. B. Kunz, J. Ring
      Pages 3-13
    3. D. Vervloet, D. Charpin
      Pages 14-22
    4. P. J. Frosch, J. Zimmermann
      Pages 23-30
  3. Allergens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. L. Jäger, C. Diener, W.-D. Müller, G. Schlenvoigt
      Pages 33-47
    3. H. Breiteneder, O. Scheiner, K. Pettenburger, R. Valenta, M. Tejkl, K. Hoffmann-Sommergruber et al.
      Pages 48-56
    4. X. Baur, G. Mazur, V. Liebers
      Pages 57-62
    5. C. M. Kalveram, C. Cronemeyer, K. J. Kalveram
      Pages 65-69
  4. Immunoglobulin E Response

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. E. P. Rieber, U. Pirron, N. Endres, J. C. Prinz
      Pages 82-91
    3. L. K. Poulsen, L. Lundberg, D. Sompolinsky, J. V. Spärck, M. Ploug, C. Bindslev-Jensen et al.
      Pages 92-99
    4. J. M. Varga, G. F. Klein, P. Fritsch
      Pages 100-104
  5. Mast Cells and Mediator Release

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115

About these proceedings

Introduction

The international symposium "New Trends in Allergy", held in Munich from July 13 to 15, 1990, brought together for the third time since 1980 some of the most experienced researchers working in the field of allergy. This volume comprises the papers presented at this meeting. All over the world, and not merely in the industrialized countries, allergy is becoming a cause of evermore serious diseases. In recent years, research in the field of allergy has provided numerous impor­ tant and fascinating results extending our knowledge considerably. Despite the new insights into basic mechanisms of allergic reactions, improved diagnostic methods, and new therapeutic approaches, how­ ever, many questions remain to be answered, including: Are allergies really increasing in frequency? If so, what are the reasons? Especially, does environmental pollution playa role? Which factors influence IgE synthesis? Can the IgE immune response be switched off? Does the nervous system interact with allergic reactions? If so, what are the mechanisms? Are new approaches in allergy prophylaxis and allergy therapy effi­ cient? What measures have proven useful and deserve to be employed in daily practice? In this volume, these questions and other current topics are dealt with. As each issue is covered by authors competent in the respective fields, the result is an extensive and critical review of the state of the art. Going through these papers, one comes to the conviction that allergy research is a multifacetted, explosively expanding, most stimulating field of work.

Keywords

Allergie allergy antibody antigen asthma autoimmune disease autoimmunity diseases genetics helicobacter pylori immune response immunoglobulin immunotherapy lymphocytes therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Johannes Ring
    • 1
  • Bernhard Przybilla
    • 2
  1. 1.Hautklinik und Allergie-AbteilungUniversitäts-Krankenhaus EppendorfHamburg 20Federal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Dermatologische Klinik und PoliklinikLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMünchen 2Federal Republic of Germany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title New Trends in Allergy III
  • Editors Johannes Ring
    Bernhard Przybilla
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-46717-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-52993-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-46719-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-46717-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXV, 575
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Allergology
    Immunology
    Dermatology
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