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Insect bites and stings may cause minor pain and irritation but some may be extremely painful and may also trigger a serious allergic reaction.
Engineered HBLs could prevent deadly allergic reactions

Engineered HBLs could prevent deadly allergic reactions

Tips to minimize risk of bug bites and related illnesses

Tips to minimize risk of bug bites and related illnesses

New molecular diagnostic test precisely identifies insect venom allergy

New molecular diagnostic test precisely identifies insect venom allergy

ACAAI issues updated guidelines for treating stinging insect hypersensitivity

ACAAI issues updated guidelines for treating stinging insect hypersensitivity

AHRQ: Rural Americans more likely to be treated in emergency departments for eye injury

AHRQ: Rural Americans more likely to be treated in emergency departments for eye injury

UIC receives federal contract to develop antibiotics against three bacterial infections

UIC receives federal contract to develop antibiotics against three bacterial infections

Proper diagnosis and antibiotic treatment are the best way to prevent Lyme arthritis

Proper diagnosis and antibiotic treatment are the best way to prevent Lyme arthritis

Queensland’s flooded residents warned against insect bites

Queensland’s flooded residents warned against insect bites

Insecticidal nets do not always work against diseases transmitted by insect bites

Insecticidal nets do not always work against diseases transmitted by insect bites

RegeneRx receives patent for Tβ4 to prevent immunological responses from toxic agents

RegeneRx receives patent for Tβ4 to prevent immunological responses from toxic agents

Emergency treatment of anaphylaxis with epinephrine by trained non-medical professionals endorsed

Emergency treatment of anaphylaxis with epinephrine by trained non-medical professionals endorsed

Dengue fever emerges as major health threat in Gulf coast cities

Dengue fever emerges as major health threat in Gulf coast cities

People needing non-emergent care can now turn to walk-in centers

People needing non-emergent care can now turn to walk-in centers

DEET-based repellents effective against insect and tick borne diseases

DEET-based repellents effective against insect and tick borne diseases

Red Cross survey: 68% of Americans involved in some kind of summer emergency

Red Cross survey: 68% of Americans involved in some kind of summer emergency

Homeopathy – Is it a safer and effective alternative?

Homeopathy – Is it a safer and effective alternative?

Researchers describe how PDNF protein prolongs the life of T. cruzi parasite

Researchers describe how PDNF protein prolongs the life of T. cruzi parasite

UIC receives federal grant to develop new antibiotics against anthrax, tularemia and plague

UIC receives federal grant to develop new antibiotics against anthrax, tularemia and plague

Dey Pharma launches EpiPen Auto-Injector

Dey Pharma launches EpiPen Auto-Injector

NovaBay begins clinical studies for treating impetigo skin infection

NovaBay begins clinical studies for treating impetigo skin infection