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The term allergy encompasses a wide range of conditions; it is not a disease in itself. In 1906 Clemens von Pirquet was the first to describe allergies as a changed or altered reaction of the immune system in response to exposure to foreign proteins. These days the term allergy – medically termed hypersensitivity, signifies an exaggerated reaction to foreign substances.
Study brings fresh insights into biology of malaria parasite

Study brings fresh insights into biology of malaria parasite

Clinical trial begins enrollment to test safety of experimental MERS treatments

Clinical trial begins enrollment to test safety of experimental MERS treatments

Microglia may play key role in slowing progression of prion diseases, research suggests

Microglia may play key role in slowing progression of prion diseases, research suggests

Automated system more accurate in identifying patients at risk for ventilator-associated pneumonia

Automated system more accurate in identifying patients at risk for ventilator-associated pneumonia

Researchers explore different strategies to keep kids with asthma out of hospital

Researchers explore different strategies to keep kids with asthma out of hospital

New test developed for accurate and safe diagnosis of peanut allergies

New test developed for accurate and safe diagnosis of peanut allergies

Phase 2 study of dexpramipexole in hypereosinophilic syndromes meets its co-primary endpoints

Phase 2 study of dexpramipexole in hypereosinophilic syndromes meets its co-primary endpoints

Mutations in EBOV-Makona do not alter disease-causing ability in animal models, shows study

Mutations in EBOV-Makona do not alter disease-causing ability in animal models, shows study

OU researchers receive $5.7 million NIH grant to accelerate antibiotic discovery

OU researchers receive $5.7 million NIH grant to accelerate antibiotic discovery

Seasonal allergy symptoms can be misunderstood for learning disabilities in young children

Seasonal allergy symptoms can be misunderstood for learning disabilities in young children

Phase 2 clinical study of universal influenza vaccine begins in the United States

Phase 2 clinical study of universal influenza vaccine begins in the United States

Study: People showing no symptoms likely to be primary source of dengue fever

Study: People showing no symptoms likely to be primary source of dengue fever

New eye drop may be potentially effective in treating seasonal eye allergies

New eye drop may be potentially effective in treating seasonal eye allergies

Study reveals essential malaria parasite genes

Study reveals essential malaria parasite genes

Long-term exposure to traffic-related pollution increases risk of pediatric asthma

Long-term exposure to traffic-related pollution increases risk of pediatric asthma

Clinical trial tests natural treatment to provide long-term solution for chronic eczema

Clinical trial tests natural treatment to provide long-term solution for chronic eczema

State-of-the-art HIV treatment regimen could save lives and prevent new infections in India

State-of-the-art HIV treatment regimen could save lives and prevent new infections in India

BD Launches BD FACSymphony™ S6 High Parameter Cell Sorter to Enable Sorting of Rare Cell Types

BD Launches BD FACSymphony™ S6 High Parameter Cell Sorter to Enable Sorting of Rare Cell Types

Study finds no evidence of chronic wasting disease transmissibility in macaques

Study finds no evidence of chronic wasting disease transmissibility in macaques

New diagnostic methods offer better chance for more accurate detection of Lyme disease

New diagnostic methods offer better chance for more accurate detection of Lyme disease