Allergies

The term allergy encompasses a wide range of conditions; it is not a disease in itself. The term allergy – medically termed hypersensitivity, signifies an exaggerated reaction to foreign substances.

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Experimental vaccine protects cynomolgus macaques against Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus

Experimental vaccine protects cynomolgus macaques against Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus

UC San Diego chosen to lead an international $28-million grant for HIV/AIDS clinical trials

UC San Diego chosen to lead an international $28-million grant for HIV/AIDS clinical trials

Steam inhalation therapy found to inactivate SARS-CoV-2 virions

Steam inhalation therapy found to inactivate SARS-CoV-2 virions

Specific bacterium in the gut associated with IBS symptoms

Specific bacterium in the gut associated with IBS symptoms

Widely used antibiotic shows promise for fighting against Zika infections

Widely used antibiotic shows promise for fighting against Zika infections

Fear of flying is a COVID-era conundrum

Fear of flying is a COVID-era conundrum

MMR vaccine could protect against COVID-19

MMR vaccine could protect against COVID-19

Revised manufacturing process for surgical gloves can save more time, energy

Revised manufacturing process for surgical gloves can save more time, energy

Texas Biomed awarded $1 million to evaluate MAb therapeutics for COVID-19

Texas Biomed awarded $1 million to evaluate MAb therapeutics for COVID-19

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: What would Dr. Fauci do?

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: What would Dr. Fauci do?

Domestic cats can be asymptomatic carriers of SARS-CoV-2, show studies

Domestic cats can be asymptomatic carriers of SARS-CoV-2, show studies

TB researchers uncover crucial clue that explains antibiotic resistance in bacteria

TB researchers uncover crucial clue that explains antibiotic resistance in bacteria

Finding ways to mitigate food allergies at the source

Finding ways to mitigate food allergies at the source

New guidelines address oxygen therapy for adults with COPD, interstitial lung disease

New guidelines address oxygen therapy for adults with COPD, interstitial lung disease

Study shows food allergies have huge emotional impact on Asian families

Study shows food allergies have huge emotional impact on Asian families

Masks can cause more problems in people with skin allergies

Masks can cause more problems in people with skin allergies

COVID-19 pandemic drives asthma patients to use telemedicine

COVID-19 pandemic drives asthma patients to use telemedicine

Health care workers have a higher prevalence of COVID-19 than non-health care workers

Health care workers have a higher prevalence of COVID-19 than non-health care workers

Antibiotics administered before age 2 are linked to ongoing conditions

Antibiotics administered before age 2 are linked to ongoing conditions

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine nearly 95% effective

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine nearly 95% effective