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Cord Blood Cells Foretell Food Allergy
Amanda B. Keener | Jan 13, 2016
Scientists link an immune phenotype present at birth to the development of food allergies a year later.
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2015
Is a nasal circadian clock to blame for allergy symptoms flaring up in the morning?
An Evolutionary Basis for Allergies
Karen Zusi | Oct 29, 2015
Some proteins found in parasitic worms bear similarity to those from environmental allergens and cause a similar immune response in humans.
Fighting Allergy with Allergen
Kerry Grens | Feb 25, 2015
Babies who ate peanuts were less likely to develop an allergy to the food by the time they hit kindergarten, according to a new study.
Jef Akst | Feb 3, 2014
Some 1,300 species of microbes, including some associated with allergies and lung disease, are adrift in Beijing’s thick smog.
Fighting Fire with Fire
Kerry Grens | Jan 30, 2014
Exposing severly allergic children to progressively larger amounts of peanut flour desensitizes them over time, a study shows.
Another Eczema Gene Identified
Kerry Grens | Nov 6, 2013
Human variations in a gene that causes matted fur in mutant mice are tied to the skin malady.
Treating Egg Allergies with Eggs
Hayley Dunning | Jul 19, 2012
Introducing tiny amounts of powdered egg into the diets of allergic children can cure the affliction.
Hypoallergenic Dogs Overhyped?
Bob Grant | Sep 6, 2011
A study finds that homes with dogs billed as hypoallergenic harbor just as many allergens as those housing other breeds.
Contact Allergies May Help Stymie Cancer
Edyta Zielinska | Jul 12, 2011
New data suggests that skin rashes are associated with lower risk of developing certain cancers.