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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Study identifies five immune response markers that may predict COVID-19 patient outcomes

Study identifies five immune response markers that may predict COVID-19 patient outcomes

New test can pinpoint which people with gonorrhea can be cured with ciprofloxacin

New test can pinpoint which people with gonorrhea can be cured with ciprofloxacin

Frequent HIV screenings can benefit high-risk young men who have sex with men

Frequent HIV screenings can benefit high-risk young men who have sex with men

Carefully engineered spike protein can help develop COVID-19 vaccine

Carefully engineered spike protein can help develop COVID-19 vaccine

Climate change and disruption of ecosystem affect allergies, respiratory disorders

Climate change and disruption of ecosystem affect allergies, respiratory disorders

Eosinophils contribute to antiviral host defense mechanisms during influenza

Eosinophils contribute to antiviral host defense mechanisms during influenza

Warming climate in Southern California may increase risk of West Nile outbreaks

Warming climate in Southern California may increase risk of West Nile outbreaks

NIH-Moderna investigational vaccine protects mice from infection with SARS-CoV-2

NIH-Moderna investigational vaccine protects mice from infection with SARS-CoV-2

Laboratory test shows only 60% of COVID-19 patients develop protective antibodies

Laboratory test shows only 60% of COVID-19 patients develop protective antibodies

Enzyme could play key role in treating cancer, autoimmune diseases in the airway

Enzyme could play key role in treating cancer, autoimmune diseases in the airway

Study: "Memory" T cells that recognize common cold coronaviruses also recognize SARS-CoV-2

Study: "Memory" T cells that recognize common cold coronaviruses also recognize SARS-CoV-2

ACTG initiates novel clinical trial to evaluate multiple therapeutics for COVID-19

ACTG initiates novel clinical trial to evaluate multiple therapeutics for COVID-19

NIH trial to evaluate potential new therapeutics for mild, moderate COVID-19

NIH trial to evaluate potential new therapeutics for mild, moderate COVID-19

Clinical trial to test safety, efficacy of antibody treatment in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Clinical trial to test safety, efficacy of antibody treatment in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Asthma drugs improve performance in healthy non-asthmatic subjects

Asthma drugs improve performance in healthy non-asthmatic subjects

Relatives of SARS-CoV-2 may pose a health threat for years to come

Relatives of SARS-CoV-2 may pose a health threat for years to come

Experimental vaccine rapidly controls coronavirus in the upper and lower airways of nonhuman primates

Experimental vaccine rapidly controls coronavirus in the upper and lower airways of nonhuman primates

Elevated BPA levels associated with more asthma symptoms in kids

Elevated BPA levels associated with more asthma symptoms in kids

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxis

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxis

Moderna coronavirus vaccine candidate moves to phase 3 with 30,000 participants

Moderna coronavirus vaccine candidate moves to phase 3 with 30,000 participants