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 shows how D614G variant gains upper hand over original SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study shows how D614G variant gains upper hand over original SARS-CoV-2 virus

Diverse patient population helps identify gene variant associated with childhood asthma

Diverse patient population helps identify gene variant associated with childhood asthma

Researchers investigate the duration of the immune response to SARS-CoV-2

Researchers investigate the duration of the immune response to SARS-CoV-2

Study explains the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study explains the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Changes to infant feeding guidelines have led to a decrease in peanut allergy

Changes to infant feeding guidelines have led to a decrease in peanut allergy

Researchers identify 'violent' physical processes which cause wheezing

Researchers identify 'violent' physical processes which cause wheezing

Beneficial bacteria passed on to infants through breast milk change over time

Beneficial bacteria passed on to infants through breast milk change over time

Phase 1 clinical trial shows promising results for monoclonal antibodies against MERS coronavirus

Phase 1 clinical trial shows promising results for monoclonal antibodies against MERS coronavirus

Study reveals new routes to potential treatments for chronic inflammatory conditions

Study reveals new routes to potential treatments for chronic inflammatory conditions

'Phage therapy' helps treat mice infected with multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

'Phage therapy' helps treat mice infected with multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

Researchers develop a mathematical means of assessing COVID-19 tests' false-negative rate

Researchers develop a mathematical means of assessing COVID-19 tests' false-negative rate

Children exposed to air pollution may be at higher risk of disease in adulthood

Children exposed to air pollution may be at higher risk of disease in adulthood

Study provides new information about the structure of prion proteins

Study provides new information about the structure of prion proteins

Whole-genome study of IBD in African Americans reveals a different genetic risk landscape

Whole-genome study of IBD in African Americans reveals a different genetic risk landscape

Experts advocate for increased diversity in vaccine clinical trials

Experts advocate for increased diversity in vaccine clinical trials

Study: First influenza infection does not make people immune to future flu viruses

Study: First influenza infection does not make people immune to future flu viruses

Cone snail venom could potentially treat severe forms of malaria

Cone snail venom could potentially treat severe forms of malaria

‘I wanted to go in there and help’: Nursing schools see enrollment bump amid pandemic

‘I wanted to go in there and help’: Nursing schools see enrollment bump amid pandemic

Sensor-based asthma inhalers can benefit pediatric asthma patients

Sensor-based asthma inhalers can benefit pediatric asthma patients

Pan-coronavirus vaccine needed to deal SARS-CoV-2 variants

Pan-coronavirus vaccine needed to deal SARS-CoV-2 variants