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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Acute COVID-19 infection disrupts a healthy balance between good and bad gut microbes

Acute COVID-19 infection disrupts a healthy balance between good and bad gut microbes

New technologies and recent advances in the study of T cells and T-cell epitope discovery in food allergy research

New technologies and recent advances in the study of T cells and T-cell epitope discovery in food allergy research

Flavonoids with potential to fight allergies and inflammation

Flavonoids with potential to fight allergies and inflammation

Study sheds new light on the role of IgA in food allergies

Study sheds new light on the role of IgA in food allergies

Multivalent mRNA-based vaccine may serve as a preventative measure against future flu pandemics

Multivalent mRNA-based vaccine may serve as a preventative measure against future flu pandemics

Survey: Two-thirds of European dietitians believe drinking coffee in moderation has clear health benefits

Survey: Two-thirds of European dietitians believe drinking coffee in moderation has clear health benefits

NIAID awards more than $12 million for the development of antiviral therapies

NIAID awards more than $12 million for the development of antiviral therapies

Unusual Zika virus-specific antibody exhibits ultrapotent neutralization

Unusual Zika virus-specific antibody exhibits ultrapotent neutralization

Why we should all eat Kimchi and other Korean fermented foods

Why we should all eat Kimchi and other Korean fermented foods

Small molecules found in breast milk may reduce the likelihood of infants developing allergies

Small molecules found in breast milk may reduce the likelihood of infants developing allergies

Parasites associated with leprosy may have the ability to regenerate livers

Parasites associated with leprosy may have the ability to regenerate livers

Study highlights link between the induction of fever and antibody levels after COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

Study highlights link between the induction of fever and antibody levels after COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

PALS program effective in ensuring diverse representation in lupus clinical trials

PALS program effective in ensuring diverse representation in lupus clinical trials

Study: Only half of food allergic adult patients have immediate access to epinephrine

Study: Only half of food allergic adult patients have immediate access to epinephrine

Smartphones are potential receptacles for allergens, study shows

Smartphones are potential receptacles for allergens, study shows

Pitt scientists solve the mystery of how melanoma tumors control their mortality

Pitt scientists solve the mystery of how melanoma tumors control their mortality

Experimental therapeutic cancer vaccine leads to significant tumor regression in mice

Experimental therapeutic cancer vaccine leads to significant tumor regression in mice

Sexual activity can be an undiagnosed trigger for asthma exacerbations, study shows

Sexual activity can be an undiagnosed trigger for asthma exacerbations, study shows

Treatment using CRISPR genome editing alleviates swelling attacks in hereditary angioedema patients

Treatment using CRISPR genome editing alleviates swelling attacks in hereditary angioedema patients

Anaphylaxis symptoms in most infants appear to resolve with a single dose of epinephrine

Anaphylaxis symptoms in most infants appear to resolve with a single dose of epinephrine