An Alternative Route to Anesthesia-Induced Anaphylaxis
An Alternative Route to Anesthesia-Induced Anaphylaxis
A study in patients identifies a nontraditional immune pathway that can cause a severe reaction to anesthetic drugs.
An Alternative Route to Anesthesia-Induced Anaphylaxis
An Alternative Route to Anesthesia-Induced Anaphylaxis

A study in patients identifies a nontraditional immune pathway that can cause a severe reaction to anesthetic drugs.

A study in patients identifies a nontraditional immune pathway that can cause a severe reaction to anesthetic drugs.

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Could Manipulating the Microbiome Treat Food Allergies?
Could Manipulating the Microbiome Treat Food Allergies?
Jef Akst | Jul 9, 2019
As evidence grows that gut bacteria play roles in the development and persistence of food allergies, researchers begin to explore microbe-based interventions.
Pioneering Immunologist Teruko Ishizaka DiesPioneering Immunologist Teruko Ishizaka Dies
Pioneering Immunologist Teruko Ishizaka Dies
Ashley Yeager | Jun 14, 2019
With her husband, she studied allergic reactions and identified antibodies that set off itching, wheezing, and rashes.
Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy Increases Anaphylaxis Risk: Study
Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy Increases Anaphylaxis Risk: Study
Kerry Grens | Apr 26, 2019
Although the oral treatment seems to work, an analysis of the results from 12 clinical trials finds kids who got an immunotherapy have a greater rate of serious reactions.
Salt Could Play a Role in Allergies
Salt Could Play a Role in Allergies
Abby Olena | Feb 20, 2019
High salt concentrations are present in the affected skin of people with atopic dermatitis and promote the differentiation of the T helper cells involved in the development of allergic diseases.
Number of Pets in Infancy Tied to Lower Allergy Risk
Number of Pets in Infancy Tied to Lower Allergy Risk
Shawna Williams | Dec 19, 2018
A study finds the effect is dose-dependent, with each additional pet further lowering the odds of developing allergies.
How Do Infant Immune Systems Learn to Tolerate Gut Bacteria?
How Do Infant Immune Systems Learn to Tolerate Gut Bacteria?
Diana Kwon | Jan 10, 2018
Scientists are beginning to unravel the ways in which we develop a healthy relationship with the bugs in our bodies.
Peanut Allergy Treatment Works Long Term
Peanut Allergy Treatment Works Long Term
Jef Akst | Aug 17, 2017
Four years after taking a probiotic and peanut protein for 18 months, two-thirds of children in a small clinical trial can eat peanuts with no health issues.
Self-Experimentation Led to the Discovery of IgE
Self-Experimentation Led to the Discovery of IgE
Andrea Anderson | Jun 1, 2017
In the 1960s, immunologists took matters into their own hands—and under their own skin—to characterize an immunoglobulin involved in allergies.
NIH: Allergen-Exposure Strategy Can Prevent Peanut Allergy
NIH: Allergen-Exposure Strategy Can Prevent Peanut Allergy
Joshua A. Krisch | Jan 5, 2017
In light of recent allergen-exposure studies, an agency-sponsored panel has formally recommended early introduction of peanuts in an effort to prevent potentially life-threatening allergies.