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An allergy is the response of the immune system to substances that are usually harmless, such as foods, pollens, medicines, molds, pet hairs and house dust mite. When a person comes in contact with a particular allergen to which they are allergic, an alle

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What is basophilia? Causes and symptoms

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:00:00 PDT

Learn about what causes basophilia, a condition in which the body produces too many basophils. We also look at symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

What is a hay fever cough?

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 07:00:00 PDT

Hay fever is an allergic reaction resulting in cold-like symptoms, including a cough. Learn about types, prevention, and a range of treatments, here.

How to cope with your food allergy

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:00:00 PDT

The only way to prevent allergic reactions if you have a food allergy is to avoid the allergen. Here are some tips to help you cope with food allergies.

What is a yeast allergy?

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 03:00:00 PDT

Yeast allergies are common and can range from mild to severe. How is this allergy diagnosed, and what foods should be avoided? We find answers.

Can you live with a cat if you have allergies?

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:00:00 PDT

We take a look at cat allergies, a common pet allergy. Included is detail on how to manage them and whether you can live with a cat if you have allergies.

What are the symptoms of anaphylactic shock?

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 11:00:00 PDT

An allergic reaction can result in anaphylactic shock, which can be frightening and dangerous. However, treatments and precautions can ease the condition.

Why are my lips swollen?

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:00:00 PDT

Find out more about what causes swollen lips, including food or environmental allergies. We also look at treatments and when to see a doctor.

Why are my palms itchy?

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 04:00:00 PDT

In this article we look at six possible reasons for itchy palms. We also talk about ways to relieve this itching, and how to prevent it from returning.

What are some itchy beard remedies?

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:00:00 PDT

An itchy beard is a common complaint, but what makes it itch? We look at the causes of an itchy beard and reveal seven ways to find relief.

What to do about a sinus headache

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:00:00 PDT

A look at sinus headache, a condition where the area around the nose becomes painful. Included is detail on home remedies and the potential causes.

Why is my ankle itchy?

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:00:00 PDT

An itchy ankle is a complaint with a wide variety of causes. We discuss possible causes, means of prevention, and when to see a doctor.

What to do about tightness in the throat

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:00:00 PDT

A look at tightness in the throat, an uncomfortable feeling that has a range of causes. Included is detail on anxiety and the symptoms of the condition.

What is anasarca?

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:00:00 PDT

A look at anasarca, a condition that causes a general swelling of the body. Included is detail on how it is diagnosed and the outlook for the condition.

How does stress make us ill? Study sheds light

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PDT

Have you ever put your illness down to stress? In a new study, researchers help to explain precisely how psychological stress makes us sick.

What you should know about hair dye allergies

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 03:00:00 PDT

A look at hair dye allergy reactions when someone reacts to the dye they have put on their hair. Included is detail on natural alternatives.

What to know about allergy shots

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PDT

A look at allergy shots, a way of preventing allergies through injections. Included is detail on how they work and the typical costs involved.

What are the symptoms of organophosphate poisoning?

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In this article, we examine the symptoms of poisoning from organophosphate, a form of insecticide. We also look at the risks and treatment options.

How to identify papular urticaria

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PDT

Learn about papular urticaria, a skin reaction to insect bites. We examine the symptoms and causes of the condition, along with treatment and prevention.

What is Cladosporium and what are its health effects?

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 03:00:00 PDT

We take a look at the health effects of the common mold Cladosporium, the associated symptoms it can cause, and some removal tips.

Cancer, infection, and autoimmunity in 2018: Will we win the war?

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Vaccines have changed the way we treat disease. But cancer, infection, and autoimmunity have not been eradicated. Are biomaterials the missing link?

Is Christmas tree syndrome a real thing?

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 02:00:00 PDT

As the holidays are getting into full swing, Christmas trees are popping up all around us. But can our festive trees make us sick? We investigate.

What to know about making yourself sneeze

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:00:00 PDT

A look at how to make yourself sneeze. Included is detail on the causes of a sneeze and the best ways to trigger a sneeze to relieve congestion.

How to treat hives

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:00:00 PDT

While hives can be very irritating, there are many ways to treat, soothe, and get rid of hives. In most cases, the rash usually settles within a few days.

What is a caffeine allergy?

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:00:00 PDT

In this article, we examine allergic reactions to caffeine, including the symptoms, causes, and what can be done to treat and prevent them.

Peanut allergy: Six genes found that drive allergic reaction

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PDT

New study identifies key genes, biological mechanisms, and cell types that are active in a peanut allergy response and might offer targets for treatment.