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    • Bronchitis (Acute) Contagoius Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Recovery Time
      Title: Bronchitis (Acute) Contagoius Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Recovery TimeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
      - 9 days ago, 8 Feb 19, 7:00am -
    • Are Forests Now Playing a Role in Pollution?
      Title: Are Forests Now Playing a Role in Pollution?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
      - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 7:00am -
    • How to Prevent and Treat Eye Allergies
      Title: How to Prevent and Treat Eye AllergiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/31/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM
      - 17 days ago, 31 Jan 19, 7:00am -
    • Itch (Itching or Pruritus)
      Title: Itch (Itching or Pruritus)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/8/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/29/2019 12:00:00 AM
      - 19 days ago, 29 Jan 19, 7:00am -
    • Health Tip: Prepare Teens to Make Medical Decisions
      Title: Health Tip: Prepare Teens to Make Medical DecisionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2019 12:00:00 AM
      - 20 days ago, 28 Jan 19, 7:00am -
    • Health Tip: Getting Rid of a Mold Problem
      Title: Health Tip: Getting Rid of a Mold ProblemCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
      - 33 days ago, 15 Jan 19, 7:00am -
    • Allergies Quiz: Symptoms & Home Remedies
      Title: Allergies Quiz: Symptoms & Home RemediesCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 6/22/2010 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 2:50:42 PM
      - 33 days ago, 15 Jan 19, 7:00am -
    • 1 in 10 Adults Have Food Allergies, But Twice as Many Think They Do
      Title: 1 in 10 Adults Have Food Allergies, But Twice as Many Think They DoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2019 12:00:00 AM
      - 41 days ago, 7 Jan 19, 7:00am -
    • No Link Between Mom-to-Be's Diet, Baby's Allergy Risk
      Title: No Link Between Mom-to-Be's Diet, Baby's Allergy RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
      - 45 days ago, 3 Jan 19, 7:00am -
    • Dry Skin
      Title: Dry SkinCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/5/2010 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/26/2018 12:00:00 AM
      - 53 days ago, 26 Dec 18, 7:00am -
    • Holidays' Pitfalls for Those With Food Allergies
      Title: Holidays' Pitfalls for Those With Food AllergiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/24/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/26/2018 12:00:00 AM
      - 53 days ago, 26 Dec 18, 7:00am -
    • ELISA Tests
      Title: ELISA TestsCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 4/14/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
      - 61 days ago, 18 Dec 18, 7:00am -

    Medical News Today - Allergies

    • How does alcohol affect allergies?
      Alcohol has many effects, sometimes leading to symptoms that resemble allergies. This may be a sign of an alcohol allergy or intolerance. Alcohol may also worsen existing allergies. Learn more alcohol allergies, and alcohol's effects on existing alle…
      - 17 days ago, 31 Jan 19, 2:00pm -
    • Everything you need to know about basophils
      Basophils are a type of white blood cell that plays a vital role in keeping the immune system functioning. Basophil tests can help doctors diagnose a range of health problems, including autoimmune conditions and allergies. Learn more about the functi…
      - 33 days ago, 15 Jan 19, 9:00pm -
    • Raising histamine levels boosts long-term memory
      According to a recent Japanese study, boosting histamine levels in the brain can significantly improve performance in long-term memory tests.
      - 38 days ago, 10 Jan 19, 11:00am -
    • How common are food allergies, really?
      Millions of adults in the United States believe that they have a food allergy, but new research suggests that only around half of them actually do.
      - 42 days ago, 6 Jan 19, 8:00am -
    • What does my eosinophil count mean?
      Eosinophils are a type of white blood cell that help the body fight off infections. The test involves a doctor drawing blood. An eosinophil count may be either too high or too low, which may indicate an underlying condition, or it may be in the norma…
      - 76 days ago, 3 Dec 18, 7:00pm -
    • 'Breakthrough' treatment for peanut allergy awaits FDA check
      Millions of people live with peanut allergy, for which there is currently no available treatment. Thanks to a new study, though, this may soon change.
      - 90 days ago, 19 Nov 18, 3:00pm -
    • What causes lightheadedness?
      People who experience lightheadedness feel dizzy or faint. This sensation is particularly common after standing up too quickly. Learn about the other possible causes and treatment options in this article.
      - 93 days ago, 16 Nov 18, 7:00pm -
    • What is the best remedy for sinus drainage?
      The sinuses drain down the back of the throat, and issues such as allergies, infections, and colds can make the process irritating or painful. Some home remedies include nasal irrigation and steam therapy. Learn more here.
      - 5 Nov 18, 1:00pm -
    • How to manage a polyester allergy
      A person with a polyester allergy may experience irritation, redness, and other symptoms when their skin comes into direct contact with polyester. The best way to treat this allergy is to avoid all fabrics containing polyester. Learn more here.
      - 2 Nov 18, 6:00pm -
    • What can cause red skin?
      Skin redness is often harmless, but can sometimes be a symptom of another condition. Possible causes of red skin include burns, infections, and allergic reactions. Learn more here.
      - 30 Oct 18, 6:00pm -
    • What are the effects of black mold exposure?
      Black mold is a type of fungus that tends to thrive in damp areas. Long-term exposure to black mold may cause symptoms, particularly in people with asthma, respiratory allergies, or a weakened immune system. Learn more here.
      - 23 Oct 18, 3:00pm -
    • How to use cromolyn sodium to treat allergies
      Cromolyn sodium is a widely available medication for preventing and treating nasal allergies, such as hay fever and pet or dust allergies. It comes as a nasal solution and works by preventing the release of histamines in the nose. Learn more here.
      - 17 Oct 18, 6:00pm -
    • What can cause facial swelling?
      A person's face can become swollen in response to injuries, allergic reactions, infections, and other medical conditions. Face swelling that occurs alongside other symptoms, such as breathing difficulties or rapid heartbeat, may indicate anaphylaxis,…
      - 15 Oct 18, 6:00pm -
    • Top 5 natural antihistamines for allergies
      Certain plant extracts and natural products may have antihistamine properties, meaning they can reduce allergy symptoms. Learn about five natural antihistamines, and what the evidence says here.
      - 8 Oct 18, 3:00pm -
    • What to know about chicken allergies
      While fish and seafood often cause allergies, chicken meat allergies are less common. The symptoms can vary from mild to very severe. In some cases, chicken allergies are related to bird egg allergies, though they can also exist separately. Chicken a…
      - 14 Sep 18, 8:00pm -
    • Can people be allergic to strawberries?
      Strawberry allergies are less common than other allergies, but they do occur. Most allergic reactions to strawberries are mild, but they can occasionally be life-threatening for some people. In this article, we look at the symptoms of this allergy as…
      - 14 Sep 18, 6:00pm -
    • How do you use a suppository?
      A suppository is a medication that is inserted into the rectum, vagina, or urethra to be broken down and absorbed by the body. Suppository uses include asthma, allergies, and pain. Suppositories are typically safe and effective. Learn more about how…
      - 7 Sep 18, 6:00pm -
    • What is frontal sinusitis and what causes it?
      The sinuses are cavities that produce mucus. If a person has frontal sinusitis, the cavities just behind the eyes become inflamed, and the mucus cannot drain correctly. Infections, allergies, or long-term health issues may be responsible. Here, we ex…
      - 30 Aug 18, 8:00pm -
    • Eight home remedies for bee stings
      A bee sting causes a painful, raised welt to form on the skin. This welt usually disappears after a few days without treatment, but some natural remedies can help to speed healing and reduce pain and swelling. Here, learn about the research behind ho…
      - 29 Aug 18, 7:00pm -
    • Why are my eyebrows itchy?
      Itchy eyebrows can be annoying, but they are rarely a cause for concern. Some people may also notice red, flaky skin or dandruff in the eyebrows. Common causes include skin conditions, allergic reactions, and diabetes. In this article, we look at the…
      - 24 Aug 18, 11:00pm -
    • What can cause spots on the tongue?
      There are many tiny spots or bumps on the tongue that people need for taste and sensation. But spots on the tongue that are unusual in size or appearance could be the sign of a health issue. Causes of unusual spots include lie bumps, burns, canker so…
      - 22 Aug 18, 1:00pm -
    • What to know about a watermelon allergy
      A watermelon allergy is rare, and symptoms include coughing, hives, and stomach cramping. A person can treat a mild allergic reaction with over-the-counter medication, but serious reactions may require emergency treatment. Learn more about an allergy…
      - 15 Aug 18, 8:00pm -
    • Cat lovers, this is how a feline friend can boost your health
      Cats are loved for their elegance, their calming purrs, and the sweetness of their cuddles, but do you know how they can actually improve your health?
      - 8 Aug 18, 4:00pm -
    • Meat allergy from tick bite: A common cause of anaphylaxis?
      A Tennessee allergy clinic found that a third of its anaphylaxis cases with known causes were due to a red meat allergy that is triggered by tick bites.
      - 30 Jul 18, 5:00pm -
    • What causes patches of discolored skin?
      Patches of discolored skin have many possible causes, including birthmarks, pigmentation disorders, rashes, infections, and skin cancer. While not all causes are serious, some may require prompt diagnosis and treatment. Anyone who notices a new patch…
      - 27 Jul 18, 1:00pm -


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