Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Clinical trial to treat house dust mite allergies

Millions of dust mites can live in
mattresses and pillows.
Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London are recruiting volunteers to take part in a new clinical trial.

They are testing the effectiveness of a new tablet on people who have house-dust mite induced asthma.

Exposure to dust mites is known to set off or aggravate asthma episodes and researchers hope the new tablet will reduce symptoms.

Eligible participants will be asked to take one dust mite allergy vaccine tablet or a placebo tablet once a day and commit to go to the clinic for 13 visits. Their symptoms will be measured regularly.

Recruitment for the study closes Dec. 16, 2011 and it is expected to be finished by March 2013.

For more information, click here.

Source: Health Canal

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