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Hives (or Urticaria) are a kind of skin rash notable for dark red, raised, itchy bumps. Hives are frequently caused by allergic reactions; however, there are many non-allergic causes.
Asthma and allergic shock

Asthma and allergic shock

Newer iodine-containing contrast agents safe for children

Newer iodine-containing contrast agents safe for children

Schering-Plough announces European approval of new formulations of AERIUS (Desloratadine)

Schering-Plough announces European approval of new formulations of AERIUS (Desloratadine)

FDA wants warning label on omalizumab (Xolair)

FDA wants warning label on omalizumab (Xolair)

Scientists baffled by strange illness killing colonies of honeybees

Scientists baffled by strange illness killing colonies of honeybees

Transport mechanism of bioactive molecule, S1P, identified

Transport mechanism of bioactive molecule, S1P, identified

Parasite in crabs causes to lung infection

Parasite in crabs causes to lung infection

Some Yellow Jackets cause more severe allergic reactions than others

Some Yellow Jackets cause more severe allergic reactions than others

Interaction of proteins in the intestinal system may be allergic indicators

Interaction of proteins in the intestinal system may be allergic indicators

Essential information - how to deal with a serious allergic reaction

Essential information - how to deal with a serious allergic reaction

New process removes allergy potential from peanut products

New process removes allergy potential from peanut products

FDA approves new smallpox vaccination

FDA approves new smallpox vaccination

Some allergic conditions could increase your risk of suffering from blood cancer

Some allergic conditions could increase your risk of suffering from blood cancer

People with asthma can drink milk too!

People with asthma can drink milk too!

Children who have severe allergic reactions when stung by bees should receive venom immunotherapy

Children who have severe allergic reactions when stung by bees should receive venom immunotherapy

One in five children who had allergic reactions when stung by a bee as a child are likely to have reactions later in life

One in five children who had allergic reactions when stung by a bee as a child are likely to have reactions later in life

Oral allergy syndrome, allergic response  from fruit

Oral allergy syndrome, allergic response from fruit

Summer advice for allergy and asthma sufferers

Summer advice for allergy and asthma sufferers

Study comparing the efficacy of REMICADE® to Azathioprine alone and in combination With REMICADE®

Study comparing the efficacy of REMICADE® to Azathioprine alone and in combination With REMICADE®

All Black urges allergy sufferers to play it safe

All Black urges allergy sufferers to play it safe