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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'Combination' adjuvant may boost the protective power of vaccines

'Combination' adjuvant may boost the protective power of vaccines

New nanoparticle adjuvant could help make vaccines more powerful

New nanoparticle adjuvant could help make vaccines more powerful

Immune cells play a much larger role in the onset of allergies than previously thought

Immune cells play a much larger role in the onset of allergies than previously thought

Novel set of immune cells may have the opposite effect in multiple sclerosis, other brain conditions

Novel set of immune cells may have the opposite effect in multiple sclerosis, other brain conditions

Study analyzes global COVID-19 vaccination rates among people living with HIV

Study analyzes global COVID-19 vaccination rates among people living with HIV

People with allergic conditions may have a lower risk of COVID-19 infection, finds study

People with allergic conditions may have a lower risk of COVID-19 infection, finds study

Study uncovers major disparities in preferred HIV medication uptake in low- and middle-income countries

Study uncovers major disparities in preferred HIV medication uptake in low- and middle-income countries

Natural COVID-19 infection offers protection from gamma and delta variants of SARS-CoV-2

Natural COVID-19 infection offers protection from gamma and delta variants of SARS-CoV-2

Substantial efforts needed to help people with HIV achieve durable viral suppression, study suggests

Substantial efforts needed to help people with HIV achieve durable viral suppression, study suggests

Study suggests substantial efforts are needed to help people with HIV durably suppress the virus

Study suggests substantial efforts are needed to help people with HIV durably suppress the virus

A review of natural immunity, vaccines, and variants in SARS-CoV-2 reinfection

A review of natural immunity, vaccines, and variants in SARS-CoV-2 reinfection

Treatment with antihistamines associated with improved responses to immunotherapy

Treatment with antihistamines associated with improved responses to immunotherapy

Washington University joins international effort to support data science research and training in Africa

Washington University joins international effort to support data science research and training in Africa

Delta-like SARS-CoV-2 variants with enhanced transmissibility may cause a more severe pandemic

Delta-like SARS-CoV-2 variants with enhanced transmissibility may cause a more severe pandemic

New evidence that host immunity drives evolution of the dengue virus

New evidence that host immunity drives evolution of the dengue virus

Infant respiratory syncytial virus infection results in metabolic reprogramming of airway epithelial cells

Infant respiratory syncytial virus infection results in metabolic reprogramming of airway epithelial cells

Researchers receive $22 million grant for clinical trial that aims to reduce lung transplant rejection

Researchers receive $22 million grant for clinical trial that aims to reduce lung transplant rejection

AI and whole genome sequencing improve quick detection of infectious disease outbreaks

AI and whole genome sequencing improve quick detection of infectious disease outbreaks

Lung autopsies provide a clearer picture of how SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads and causes damage

Lung autopsies provide a clearer picture of how SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads and causes damage

New guidebook provides a roadmap for navigating the challenges in telehealth

New guidebook provides a roadmap for navigating the challenges in telehealth