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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Consumption of cooked carrots can also trigger allergic reactions, finds study

Consumption of cooked carrots can also trigger allergic reactions, finds study

Study uncovers new markers present on melanoma tumors

Study uncovers new markers present on melanoma tumors

Immunologists analyze types of immune response to predict an effective COVID-19 vaccine

Immunologists analyze types of immune response to predict an effective COVID-19 vaccine

Children's Hospital Los Angeles is U.S. site for new study of SARS-CoV-2 spread within households

Children's Hospital Los Angeles is U.S. site for new study of SARS-CoV-2 spread within households

Middle-aged adults may be in a perpetual state of H3N2 flu virus vulnerability

Middle-aged adults may be in a perpetual state of H3N2 flu virus vulnerability

Researchers develop highly scalable, accurate antibody test for COVID-19

Researchers develop highly scalable, accurate antibody test for COVID-19

New study brings researchers closer to a universal COVID-19 antibody test

New study brings researchers closer to a universal COVID-19 antibody test

Most adults wary of taking any vaccine approved before the election

Most adults wary of taking any vaccine approved before the election

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

Researchers receive $1.9 million federal grant to find Lyme disease vaccine

Researchers receive $1.9 million federal grant to find Lyme disease vaccine

Babies born in the fall more likely to experience all conditions associated with atopic march

Babies born in the fall more likely to experience all conditions associated with atopic march

Convalescent plasma could be an effective treatment for children with COVID-19

Convalescent plasma could be an effective treatment for children with COVID-19

Researchers discuss the role of chemical senses in disease and social interactions in humans, animals

Researchers discuss the role of chemical senses in disease and social interactions in humans, animals

Will Labor Day weekend bring another holiday COVID surge? Jury’s out.

Will Labor Day weekend bring another holiday COVID surge? Jury’s out.

As threat of valley fever grows beyond the Southwest, push is on for vaccine

As threat of valley fever grows beyond the Southwest, push is on for vaccine

Phase 3 study to test efficacy of new treatment for pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome

Phase 3 study to test efficacy of new treatment for pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome

UChicago Medicine launches clinical trial to test the potential of antibody against SARS-CoV-2

UChicago Medicine launches clinical trial to test the potential of antibody against SARS-CoV-2

Scientists identify genetic risk factors underlying penicillin allergy

Scientists identify genetic risk factors underlying penicillin allergy

HIV and HCV testing at drug detoxification centers can help identify persons at-risk during opioid epidemic

HIV and HCV testing at drug detoxification centers can help identify persons at-risk during opioid epidemic

VUMC launches clinical trial of promising COVID-19 treatments in outpatient setting

VUMC launches clinical trial of promising COVID-19 treatments in outpatient setting