Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:00:00 PDTHow can you relieve itchy or dry eyes? When should you see a doctor? Learn about common causes of this irritating condition and how to manage symptoms.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn this article, learn about the causes of allergic reactions that affect the mouth, lips, tongue, and throat, as well as how to manage the condition.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTImproved hygiene has largely eliminated infectious diseases from everyday life. There is, however, a downside to this progress: the number of allergies is growing steadily.
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTAllergies are the commonest cause of asthma. The immune system over-reacts to harmless substances such as birch or grass pollen, for example, forming immunoglobulin E antibodies (IgE).
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDTResearchers suggest that a probiotic containing Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria may be effective for easing symptoms of seasonal allergies.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Odactra, the first allergen extract to be administered under the tongue (sublingually) to treat house dust mite (HDM)-induced nasal inflammation...
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:00:00 PDTIn this article, learn about common causes of eye pain, such as corneal disorders, glaucoma, uveitis, and endophthalmitis. Also learn about eye care tips.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTIn this article, learn about what eye drops are available for itchy eyes, when eye drops should be used, and when people should see a doctor.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have discovered a molecular mechanism that could explain why allergies are less common in developing countries.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTPatients blighted by hay fever could markedly reduce symptoms for several years after a three-year course of treatment, but not after two years of treatment, researchers have found.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTWhat are the similarities between allergies and colds, and what are the durations of symptoms? How do treatments differ? When should a doctor be seen?
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTEvidence supporting a key role for an altered gut microbiome in the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) would suggest that the use of probiotics or prebiotics to correct microbial imbalances in...
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTScientists from the lab of Bart Lambrecht (VIB-UGent) and Erasmus University have found evidence that interleukin-33 (IL-33), a protein created by white blood cells, is a key driver of allergic...
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTA bee vaccine developed in Australia is opening doors to new remedies for a range of other insect, plant and pollen allergies.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTRecommendations focus on introducing peanut-containing foods to infants.An expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National...
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTDyspnea involves a shortness of breath. Causes include illness, heart problems, and altitude. Find out what dyspnea is and how to reduce its impact.
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTScientists at the Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) at Osaka University, Japan have pinpointed a specific molecular events that could explain allergic reactions to air pollution.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn a new study, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a possible drug candidate that suppresses pain and itch in animal models.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PDTSchool first aiders, community pharmacists and GP practice nurses overestimate the risk of fatal reaction for children with food allergy, suggests a new study, yet some are unable to treat allergic...
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PDTIn a review of published studies addressing patients' perceptions and factors influencing their reporting of adverse drug reactions, most patients were not aware of reporting systems and others...
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTDo air-borne allergens in schools affect students' asthma symptoms?A new article by Wanda Phipatanakul, M.D., M.S.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTAllergy and immunology experts at Rush University Medical Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Ann & Robert H.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTEvidence of connections between neurodevelopmental disease and the immune system is steadily growing. Breaking research adds more flesh to the bone.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PDTWhat is cough variant asthma, how does it differ from other types of asthma, and what are its causes? Learn about the diagnosis and prevention of CVA here.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTStudents don't want to be defined by allergies, but value feeling secure.A study being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting found...