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  • honeybee
  • Honeybee venom is obtained from A. mellifera , the common honeybee. (drugs.com)
  • The allergic reactions are mediated by immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies directed at constituents of honeybee, yellow jacket, hornet, and wasp venoms. (drugs.com)
  • Patients allergic to honeybee venom may be particularly sensitive to hymenoptera venoms in general and have been found to be at a higher risk of developing systemic adverse reactions to venom immunotherapy than patients who are sensitive to yellow jacket venom. (drugs.com)
  • More recently, it has been suggested that honeybee venom may alleviate the symptoms and slow the progression of immune-modulated diseases such as arthritis and multiple sclerosis. (drugs.com)
  • Hypersensitivity to honeybee venom is mediated by a number of antibodies and immunomodulators, the most important of which appears to be IgE. (drugs.com)
  • in one study, this was accompanied by increases in the levels of anti-idiotypic antibodies and decreases in specific antibodies to honeybee venom (immunoglobulin G and E). The study was conducted over a 76-week period of immunotherapy with the venom. (drugs.com)
  • These findings suggest that several mechanisms play an interrelated role in the development of immunity to honeybee venom. (drugs.com)
  • It has been speculated that honeybee venom may prevent the development of or improve the status of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. (drugs.com)
  • Bee venom, (scientific name: apitoxin) is the clear, odorless liquid that's injected into your skin when a honeybee stings you. (blogspot.com)
  • wrinkles
  • Bee venom stimulates blood circulation to treated area to plump out the appearance of wrinkles under eyes which works in synergy with plant stem cells and haloxyl to help visibly improve skin tone and elasticity for a brighter appearance whilst cyclopeptide-5 smoothes the look of lines and wrinkles. (rodial.co.uk)
  • Combining real bee venom with aquaxyl and hyaluronic acid, the facial serum works to improve nutrient delivery between layers of skin, and increases blood circulation whilst firming and plumping to smooth out the visibility of lines and wrinkles. (iwantoneofthose.com)
  • With bee venom working in synergy with a unique complex of plant stem cells to help visibly improve skin tone and elasticity and plump out appearance of lines and wrinkles. (rodial.co.uk)
  • hymenoptera
  • Other venoms are derived from related members of the hymenoptera. (drugs.com)
  • Hymenoptera venom extracts may potentially elicit a severe life-threatening systemic reaction, rarely resulting in death. (drugs.com)
  • Following the previous communication earlier this year from Stallergenes Greer regarding the shortage of ALBEY honey bee venom 550mcg, the US/Canadian approved 550mcg-concentrated Hymenoptera honey bee venom freeze-dried powder has been authorised for supply under S19A (1), of the Therapeutic Goods Act as an alternative for Australian patients. (allergy.org.au)
  • Therefore Hymenoptera 550mcg honey bee venom product can now be ordered as an alternative option for ALBEY honey bee Venom 550mcg. (allergy.org.au)
  • The same PBS code 10621B will apply, which was previously used for Hymenoptera honey bee venom. (allergy.org.au)
  • news
  • Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have demonstrated that a toxin called melittin found in bee venom can destroy HIV by poking holes in the envelope surrounding the virus, according to a news release sent out by Washington University. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Nanoparticles smaller than HIV were infused with the bee venom toxin , explains U.S. News & World Report. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The bee venom HIV study was published on Thursday in the journal Antiviral Therapy , according to U.S. News & World Report. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • This study comes on the heels of news that a Mississippi baby with HIV has apparently been cured . (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Old news commentary video footage from 1988 has been added to YouTube.com/BeeStingCure and the link is available at our site. (blogspot.com)
  • found in bee venom
  • Nanoparticles carrying a toxin found in bee venom can destroy human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while leaving surrounding cells unharmed, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown. (scienceblog.com)
  • A team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis used nanoparticles carrying a toxin found in bee venom to destroy HIV without harming nearby cells. (futurity.org)
  • immunotherapy
  • No animal data exist regarding the use of bee venom in immunotherapy. (drugs.com)
  • The infusion of beekeepers' plasma has been shown to protect patients against systemic reactions that can occur during active immunotherapy. (drugs.com)
  • The reconstituted single venom products are intended for subcutaneous injection for immunotherapy and percutaneous use for diagnosis. (drugs.com)
  • The Mixed Vespid venom protein is for immunotherapy only, not for diagnosis. (drugs.com)
  • inflammation
  • The polypeptide adolapin isolated from bee venom inhibits inflammation (carrageenan, prostaglandin, and adjuvant rat paw edema models) and appears to inhibit the prostaglandin synthase systems. (drugs.com)
  • Through studies conducted in mice and in human cells, investigators found that bee venom and melittin suppress inflammation through various mechanisms on immune cells and inflammatory molecules. (medicalxpress.com)
  • It has been reportedly used for the treatment of arthritis, cancer, and inflammation. (blogspot.com)
  • wasp
  • Because of the difficulty in collecting all species of Yellow Jacket and Wasp, the venom raw materials for these two insects may vary in species composition from lot to lot. (drugs.com)
  • A listing of the exact species content for any particular lot of Yellow Jacket or Wasp venom protein may be obtained by calling Technical Services at Jubilant HollisterStier LLC, (800) 992-1120. (drugs.com)
  • In addition, wasp venom has been reported to have antibacterial properties. (blogspot.com)
  • arthritis
  • 2 Veterinarians successfully used bee venom injection to treat arthritis in horses and dogs. (ibiblio.org)
  • Bee venom acupuncture (BVA), a treatment method of injecting bee venom (BV) into one or more acupoints, has been used traditionally in East Asia, especially Korea, to relieve pain and treat various diseases, such as arthritis, rheumatism, back pain, sprain, and herniation of nucleus pulposus [ 8 - 12 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Bee Venom (BV) has long been used in Korea to relieve pain symptoms and to treat inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. (mdpi.com)
  • Bee venom was first linked to arthritis as a possible treatment as the result of a chance observation. (blogspot.com)
  • A single dose of bee venom administered subcutaneously was found to effectively suppress the development of arthritis. (blogspot.com)
  • BV has been used for the treatment of various inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, and possesses strong immune modulatory effects [ 9 , 10 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Most of the research on it has been done on conditions such as arthritis and MS. It has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. (bee-pollen-buzz.com)
  • To observe the clinical effect of bee-sting (venom) therapy in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). (blogspot.com)
  • face mask
  • Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, reportedly slathers on a $90 bee venom-based face mask to combat the aging process. (allure.com)
  • For the ultimate indulgent experience, following the use of the Bee Venom face mask during the evening, apply Living Nature's Radiance Night Oil to your face and neck: the perfect pair. (livingnature.com)
  • freeze-dried
  • There are different kinds of venom such as: pure whole dried, whole dried and freeze-dried (lyophilized) bee venom. (ibiblio.org)
  • Freeze-dried bee venom is a highly processed and purified venom. (ibiblio.org)
  • Final containers of sterile freeze-dried venom products are sealed under vacuum. (drugs.com)
  • When the sterile freeze-dried Honey Bee venom is reconstituted with 5.5 mL of sterile fluid, the resulting solution will contain 100 micrograms of venom per mL (100 µg/mL) plus 7.7 milligrams of mannitol per mL. (drugs.com)
  • When the freeze-dried Mixed Vespid venom protein is reconstituted with 5.5 mL of fluid, the resulting solution contains 300 micrograms of venom protein per mL (300µg/mL) plus 23.1 milligrams of mannitol per mL and trace amounts of sodium chloride, potassium chloride, acetic acid and beta-alanine. (drugs.com)
  • peptides
  • ApiHealth was the first not only in New Zealand, but also around the world , which suggested use natural dried bee venom powder in honey based products and developed new oral delivery system for bioabsorption of effective bee venom peptides. (apihealth.com)
  • pretreatment
  • LPS-induced NO production in BV2 microglial cells was significantly inhibited in a concentration-dependent manner upon pretreatment with bee venom. (blogspot.com)
  • Our results revealed that bee venom pretreatment (1-100ng/ml) increased the cell viability and decreased apoptosis assessed by DNA fragmentation and caspase-3 activity assays in MPP(+)-induced cytotoxicity in SH-SY5Y cells. (blogspot.com)
  • potent
  • Bee venom acupuncture (BVA) has been used in Korea to relieve various pain symptoms and is shown to have a potent antiallodynic effect in nerve-injured rats. (hindawi.com)
  • 2018
  • Hyun-Jin An et al, Therapeutic effects of bee venom and its major component, melittin, on atopic dermatitis in vivo and in vitro, British Journal of Pharmacology (2018). (medicalxpress.com)
  • Park JH et al: "Bee venom protects hepatocytes from tumor necrosis factor-alpha and actinomycin D." Archives of pharmacal research, vol. 33, no. 2, 2010, pp. 215-23, https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/20195821/full_citation/Bee_venom_protects_hepatocytes_from_tumor_necrosis_factor_alpha_and_actinomycin_D_. Accessed September 18, 2018. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Bee venom protects hepatocytes from tumor necrosis factor-alpha and actinomycin D. Arch Pharm Res 2010;33(2):215-23 https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/20195821/full_citation/Bee_venom_protects_hepatocytes_from_tumor_necrosis_factor_alpha_and_actinomycin_D_. Accessed September 18, 2018. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • We recruited 43 adults with idiopathic Parkinson's disease who had been on a stable dose of antiparkinsonian medication for at least 1 month. (nih.gov)
  • facial
  • Since the venom is anaphylactic, it temporarily relaxes the facial muscles, breaking down cell membranes and improving circulation-all of which can theoretically contribute to a tighter complexion. (allure.com)
  • clinical
  • I've never seen clinical studies on bee venom," Jaliman said. (sheknows.com)
  • There is no recent clinical evidence to guide dosage of bee venom. (drugs.com)
  • Everybody wants to be the next Botox,' says Dr. Graf, 'but there haven't been enough clinical trials to judge the effect of the venom. (allure.com)
  • Based on a serendipitous obsrevation in one patient with Parkinson s disease (PD), resaerchers wish to verify, in a pre-clinical model of the disease, whether bee venom and one of its components, apamine, are able to stop or slow the loss of dopaminergic neurons. (michaeljfox.org)
  • This study would pave the way for a first clinical trial, which would be fairly easy to organize since bee venom injections are considered to be safe and simple. (michaeljfox.org)
  • Researchers verified, in a pre-clinical model of the disease, that bee venom and one of its components, apamine, are able to stop or slow the loss of dopaminergic neurons, the neuronal cell type most severely affected in PD. (michaeljfox.org)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY -Hillcrest Clinical Research in Oklahoma City is turning to honey bee venom to take the sting out of knee pain. (blogspot.com)