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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HIV accelerates epigenetic aging soon after initial HIV infection

HIV accelerates epigenetic aging soon after initial HIV infection

Stopping a pervasive bacterium that makes millions sick each year

Stopping a pervasive bacterium that makes millions sick each year

Novel universal flu vaccine confers protection against different strains and subtypes of influenza A viruses

Novel universal flu vaccine confers protection against different strains and subtypes of influenza A viruses

The risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and disease severity in a cohort of severe asthmatics treated with biologics

The risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and disease severity in a cohort of severe asthmatics treated with biologics

Phase 1 clinical trial of new influenza vaccine begins at NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda

Phase 1 clinical trial of new influenza vaccine begins at NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda

SARS-CoV-2 virus undertakes a massive takeover of the body's fat-processing system

SARS-CoV-2 virus undertakes a massive takeover of the body's fat-processing system

Rensselaer scientists secure $3.5 million grant to develop a low-dose, oral COVID antiviral drug

Rensselaer scientists secure $3.5 million grant to develop a low-dose, oral COVID antiviral drug

Techniques used in weather forecasting can be repurposed to assess risk of COVID-19 exposure

Techniques used in weather forecasting can be repurposed to assess risk of COVID-19 exposure

Researchers continue a national study to evaluate COVID-19 vaccination safety pre-and post-delivery

Researchers continue a national study to evaluate COVID-19 vaccination safety pre-and post-delivery

Childhood bronchitis increases the risk of lung diseases in adult life

Childhood bronchitis increases the risk of lung diseases in adult life

How specific comorbidities impact severity of COVID-19

How specific comorbidities impact severity of COVID-19

UTSW study provides a potential avenue for the development of new antivirals against influenza

UTSW study provides a potential avenue for the development of new antivirals against influenza

GPR183 gene a novel drug target for severe COVID-19

GPR183 gene a novel drug target for severe COVID-19

UB program secures $12.8 million to improve the quality of global HIV research

UB program secures $12.8 million to improve the quality of global HIV research

Oral immunotherapy for peanut allergies is highly effective when started for infants under 12 months

Oral immunotherapy for peanut allergies is highly effective when started for infants under 12 months

Stanford researcher outlines pollution and climate change threats to children's health

Stanford researcher outlines pollution and climate change threats to children's health

Pulmonary and primary care experts aim to reduce the time to diagnose interstitial lung diseases

Pulmonary and primary care experts aim to reduce the time to diagnose interstitial lung diseases

Ventilation key to reducing COVID-19 spread in schools

Ventilation key to reducing COVID-19 spread in schools

New technology may enable rapid diagnosis of Ebola virus

New technology may enable rapid diagnosis of Ebola virus

Targeted dietary measures can reduce the symptom burden in allergic reactions, trial shows

Targeted dietary measures can reduce the symptom burden in allergic reactions, trial shows