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Chemosensory Cells in the Nose Play a Role in Allergic Reactions
Chemosensory Cells in the Nose Play a Role in Allergic Reactions
In mice, a group of nasal epithelial cells called brush cells release pro-inflammatory signals in response to allergens.
Chemosensory Cells in the Nose Play a Role in Allergic Reactions
Chemosensory Cells in the Nose Play a Role in Allergic Reactions

In mice, a group of nasal epithelial cells called brush cells release pro-inflammatory signals in response to allergens.

In mice, a group of nasal epithelial cells called brush cells release pro-inflammatory signals in response to allergens.

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The Epigenetic Origins of Allergy and Asthma
The Scientist Speaks Ep. 15 - The Epigenetic Origins of Allergy and Asthma
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | Feb 26, 2021 | 1 min read
Epigenetic marks acquired from environmental exposures throughout life influence human health and may even transcend generations.
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Pregnant Moms’ Air Pollution Exposure May Affect Babies’ Health
Chia-Yi Hou | Sep 23, 2019 | 5 min read
A number of epidemiological studies support a link between air quality and poor health outcomes, and researchers are searching for explanations in the lab.
Study: Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Lower Asthma Risk in Children
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 29, 2016 | 1 min read
Pregnant women who took a fish oil supplement during pregnancy were less likely to have children with asthma.
Neonatal Gut Bacteria Might Promote Asthma
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 12, 2016 | 3 min read
Byproducts of gut microbes in some 1-month–old babies trigger inflammation that is linked to later asthma development, researchers find.
Study: Nail-Biters, Thumb-Suckers Have Fewer Allergies
Tanya Lewis | Jul 11, 2016 | 2 min read
The findings of a longitudinal study in New Zealand lend support to the hygiene hypothesis.
Gut Bacteria Linked to Asthma Risk
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2015 | 2 min read
Four types of gut bacteria found in babies’ stool may help researchers predict the future development of asthma.
The Scientist on The Pulse #3
Kerry Grens | Jan 28, 2014 | 1 min read
Kerry Grens chats about ancient tooth decay, asthma, and fat cells.
Fiber-Rich Diet Cuts Asthma in Mice
Kerry Grens | Jan 7, 2014 | 2 min read
Scientists show that fiber’s influence on gut microbes affects the lungs’ response to allergens.
Dangers of Second-Generation Smoke
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 4, 2012 | 1 min read
Nicotine leaves epigenetic marks on the rat genome that make offspring and grand-offspring more prone to asthma.  
Dogs May Guard Against Asthma
Hayley Dunning | Jul 3, 2012 | 1 min read
Mice become immune to a virus associated with childhood asthma when exposed to dust from homes that have dogs.
Suspected Effects of Vitamin D
Amy Maxmen | Mar 1, 2012 | 1 min read
Vitamin D has a variety of actions in the body. It binds to the vitamin D receptor (VDR), which then binds to the retinoid X receptor (RXR) and activates the expression of numerous genes. 
Vitamin D on Trial
Amy Maxmen | Mar 1, 2012 | 10+ min read
Prevention trials for vitamins and supplements are notoriously difficult, but some researchers aren’t giving up on finding proof that vitamin D helps ward off disease.
Top 7 in Aging Research
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 13, 2011 | 2 min read
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in aging research and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Contact Allergies May Help Stymie Cancer
Edyta Zielinska | Jul 12, 2011 | 1 min read
New data suggests that skin rashes are associated with lower risk of developing certain cancers.
Bitter Pill
Richard P. Grant | Mar 1, 2011 | 2 min read
Editor's choice in drug discovery
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