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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UC Davis launches two clinical trials to evaluate treatments for COVID-19

UC Davis launches two clinical trials to evaluate treatments for COVID-19

Anteater-like animals are the missing link for coronavirus transmission between bats and humans

Anteater-like animals are the missing link for coronavirus transmission between bats and humans

Combination produces more proliferative, enduring central memory T cells for cellular therapy

Combination produces more proliferative, enduring central memory T cells for cellular therapy

Presence of certain gut bacterium in mothers could protect babies from food allergies

Presence of certain gut bacterium in mothers could protect babies from food allergies

Clinical trial launched to investigate safety and efficacy of antiviral drug for COVID-19

Clinical trial launched to investigate safety and efficacy of antiviral drug for COVID-19

Coronavirus remains for several hours to days on surfaces and in aerosols, study reveals

Coronavirus remains for several hours to days on surfaces and in aerosols, study reveals

Public health leadership needed to direct COVID-19 response and communications

Public health leadership needed to direct COVID-19 response and communications

Researchers highlight urgent need for public health leadership during COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers highlight urgent need for public health leadership during COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus can stay in the air for hours and surfaces for days – how to disinfect?

Coronavirus can stay in the air for hours and surfaces for days – how to disinfect?

COVID-19 stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces

COVID-19 stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces

Immunotherapy combination can shrink viral reservoir in HIV model

Immunotherapy combination can shrink viral reservoir in HIV model

Breast milk may help protect preemies from developing sepsis

Breast milk may help protect preemies from developing sepsis

mRNA vaccine against novel coronavirus goes on a trial in Seattle

mRNA vaccine against novel coronavirus goes on a trial in Seattle

Researchers engineer microparticles that show promise against transplant rejection

Researchers engineer microparticles that show promise against transplant rejection

Aspergillus molds induce asthma by first attacking the lung's protective barrier

Aspergillus molds induce asthma by first attacking the lung's protective barrier

Potential targets for immune responses to novel coronavirus identified

Potential targets for immune responses to novel coronavirus identified

Newer antiretroviral drugs may be the safest, most effective HIV treatment during pregnancy

Newer antiretroviral drugs may be the safest, most effective HIV treatment during pregnancy

Australia: Coronavirus spreads, drive-through testing, pop up clinics and $2.4 billion

Australia: Coronavirus spreads, drive-through testing, pop up clinics and $2.4 billion

Marinomed extends the range of Marinosolv applications

Marinomed extends the range of Marinosolv applications

PrEP drug levels found to lower among pregnant African adolescent girls and young women

PrEP drug levels found to lower among pregnant African adolescent girls and young women