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  • Common chemical products making Australians sick
    New research reveals almost one in five (18.9 per cent) Australians report chemical sensitivity, with more than one-third (6.5 per cent) medically diagnosed with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), suffering health problems from exposure to common…
    - 59 days ago, 29 Jul 18, 2:00pm -
  • DNA gets away: scientists catch the rogue molecule that can trigger autoimmunity
    A research team has discovered the process ndash; and filmed the actual moment ndash; that can change the bodyrsquo;s response to a dying cell. Importantly ndash; what they call the Great Escapersquo; moment may one day prove to be the crucial trigge…
    - 11 Mar 18, 2:00pm -
  • Boosting immunity in fighting cancer and infections
    An international research team led by Universiteacute; de Montreacute;al medical professor Christopher Rudd, director of research in immunology and cell therapy at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Centre, has identified a key new mechanism that…
    - 13 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Breathing exercises help asthma patients with quality of life
    A study led by the University of Southampton has found that people who continue to get problems from their asthma, despite receiving standard treatment, experience an improved quality of life when they are taught breathing exercises. The majority of…
    - 11 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Home HIV tests in Australia
    Home-testing kits for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) should be approved for use across the country to address the increase in cases among those born in sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia, new research led by Curtin University has found.
    - 1 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Proteins in breastmilk protect offspring against food allergy
    Research published in thenbsp;Journal of Experimental Medicinenbsp;indicates that a motherrsquo;s diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies. Conducted by researchers at Boston Childrenrsquo;s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, the st…
    - 11 Dec 17, 2:00pm -
  • Liver cancer could be halted by boosting immune system
    International research involving the University of Adelaide has helped to better understand how a diseased liver promotes the development of cancer. This work could lead to improvements in treating liver cancer, which is the second leading cause of c…
    - 9 Dec 17, 2:00pm -
  • Novel anti-inflammatory in Australian marine snail
    An Australian sea snail is proving to be a powerhouse of medicinal compounds, with its anti-inflammatory properties the latest to be discovered by researchers at Southern Cross University and the University of Southern Queensland.
    - 16 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • Novel anti-inflammatory in Australian marine snail
    An Australian sea snail is proving to be a powerhouse of medicinal compounds, with its anti-inflammatory properties the latest to be discovered by researchers at Southern Cross University and the University of Southern Queensland.
    - 16 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • Enzyme behind immune cell response revealed
    Monash University researchers have revealed the role played by an enzyme that is pivotal to the process of clearing infection in the body. Moreover, they suggest that the enzyme may be a potential target for drug development to block the types of ina…
    - 4 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • Cells programmed like computers to fight disease
    Led bynbsp;Professor Alfonso Jaramillonbsp;in the School of Life Sciences, new research has discovered that a common molecule - ribonucleic acid (RNA), which is produced abundantly by humans, plants and animals - can be genetically engineered to allo…
    - 21 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
  • Pioneering immunotherapy shows promise in type 1 diabetes
    It may be possible to retrainrsquo; the immune system to slow the progression of type 1 diabetes, according to results of a clinical trial published on the 9thnbsp;August in the journalnbsp;Science Translational Medicine.nbsp;
    - 18 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
  • New drug therapy targets in a range of diseases
    Scientists have a better understanding of the immune system at a molecular level, thanks to University of Queensland-led research that may now lead to a range of new treatments for disease.
    - 24 Aug 17, 2:00pm -
  • New drug to benefit cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy
    Researchers at The University of Western Australia have developed an innovative approach to prevent one of the most serious side-effects of chemotherapy, known as myelosuppression.
    - 17 Aug 17, 2:00pm -
  • Genetic immune deficiency and severe childhood infections
    A gene mutation making young children extremely vulnerable to common viruses may represent a new type of immunodeficiency, according to a University of Queensland researcher.
    - 26 Jul 17, 2:00pm -

MedicineNet Allergy News Headlines

  • After Florence Comes the Cleanup: Stay Safe
    Title: After Florence Comes the Cleanup: Stay SafeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 8 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 7:00am -
  • Flu Vaccine (Flu Shot)
    Title: Flu Vaccine (Flu Shot)Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 4/12/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 8 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 7:00am -
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
    Title: Eosinophilic EsophagitisCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/19/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/30/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 18, 7:00am -
  • What Is Mucus?
    Title: What Is Mucus?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/2/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/30/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 18, 7:00am -
  • Newborns' Immune Systems Ramp Up After Birth
    Title: Newborns' Immune Systems Ramp Up After BirthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/24/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/27/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 30 days ago, 27 Aug 18, 7:00am -
  • FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration Dates to Tackle Shortage
    Title: FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration Dates to Tackle ShortageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 35 days ago, 22 Aug 18, 7:00am -
  • 4 Ways to Protect Your Child From Allergic Reactions at School
    Title: 4 Ways to Protect Your Child From Allergic Reactions at SchoolCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 37 days ago, 20 Aug 18, 7:00am -
  • FDA Approves 1st Generic EpiPen
    Title: FDA Approves 1st Generic EpiPenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 40 days ago, 17 Aug 18, 7:00am -
  • Sore Throat
    Title: Sore ThroatCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 42 days ago, 15 Aug 18, 7:00am -
  • Asthma: Over the Counter Treatment
    Title: Asthma: Over the Counter TreatmentCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/21/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 43 days ago, 14 Aug 18, 7:00am -
  • Children's Health
    Title: Children's HealthCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/19/2003 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 47 days ago, 10 Aug 18, 7:00am -
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
    Title: Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 49 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 7:00am -

Medical News Today - Allergies

  • 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…
    - 12 days ago, 14 Sep 18, 7:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 12 days ago, 14 Sep 18, 5:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 19 days ago, 7 Sep 18, 5:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 27 days ago, 30 Aug 18, 7:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 28 days ago, 29 Aug 18, 6:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 33 days ago, 24 Aug 18, 10:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 35 days ago, 22 Aug 18, 12:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 42 days ago, 15 Aug 18, 7:00pm -
  • 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?
    - 49 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 3:00pm -
  • 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.
    - 58 days ago, 30 Jul 18, 4:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 61 days ago, 27 Jul 18, 12:00pm -
  • What to do if a baby has an allergic reaction
    Allergic reactions are common in babies and may occur as a result of irritants, bug bites, certain foods, or underlying skin conditions. Allergies can cause various rashes, including eczema, hives, and papular urticaria. In this article, learn how to…
    - 71 days ago, 17 Jul 18, 12:00pm -
  • How to get rid of an amoxicillin rash
    A reaction to amoxicillin, a medication used to treat bacterial infections, causes an amoxicillin rash. A side effect of amoxicillin can be a rash that may be mild or severe. Treatment options include medication, applying oatmeal to the rash, and dri…
    - 74 days ago, 14 Jul 18, 11:00am -
  • What is dexamethasone?
    Dexamethasone oral tablet is a prescription medication used to treat conditions such as inflammation, allergic reactions, ulcerative colitis, and adrenal insufficiency. It's available as a generic drug and as the brand-name drugs DexPak and Decadron.…
    - 78 days ago, 10 Jul 18, 1:00am -
  • Pollen allergy: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
    Pollen allergies are a common but irritating problem for many people. There are different types of pollen, so people may experience symptoms at different times of the year depending on which plants affect them. Learn about the types of pollen allergi…
    - 92 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?
    Perioral dermatitis is a rash that affects the skin around the mouth. The cause is unknown, but research suggests that it is a reaction to the misuse of topical corticosteroids. Other triggers may include hormonal changes and allergic reactions. Lear…
    - 99 days ago, 19 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • Everything you need to know about allergic eczema
    Allergic eczema, or contact dermatitis, is a skin condition that occurs when a person’s skin comes into contact with an allergen. It causes a dry, red, itchy rash. In this article, learn about the triggers, treatment, prevention, and when to s…
    - 100 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • What to know about glossitis
    Glossitis is a condition where the tongue becomes inflamed and swollen. A range of factors, including allergies, anemia, and vitamin B12 deficiencies can lead to glossitis. The best treatment will depend on the underlying cause. Read on for more info…
    - 14 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • What to know about bee sting allergies
    For people with a bee sting allergy, the summer months can be a scary time. People who have never been stung may have an allergy without knowing it. Allergic reactions to bee stings can range from mild to life-threatening. In this article, learn how…
    - 9 Jun 18, 12:00pm -
  • Am I allergic to saponin?
    Quinoa is often called a superfood because of its high protein content, and it is popular with vegetarians and vegans. After eating quinoa, people may experience symptoms such as coughing and stomach cramping, which can indicate an allergy. Here, lea…
    - 7 Jun 18, 12:00pm -
  • The link between hay fever, anxiety, and depression
    In a recent review, researchers identify important links between hay fever and an increased risk of anxiety and depression in adolescents.
    - 30 May 18, 7:00am -
  • Can carrots cause allergies?
    When a person has a carrot allergy, contact with the vegetable can lead to itchiness and swelling in and around the mouth. An allergic reaction to carrots can also cause a scratchy feeling in the throat and some more severe problems. Here, learn to i…
    - 29 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • What causes diarrhea in the middle of the night?
    When diarrhea occurs during the night, this is called nocturnal diarrhea. Foods, allergies, periods of excessive stress, and several bowel conditions can cause it. Other symptoms may include pain, cramping, nausea, and fever. Here, learn more about n…
    - 26 May 18, 7:00pm -
  • What causes tongue bumps?
    Tongue bumps are common, and there are many possible causes, including injuries, allergies, and infections. Although tongue bumps can feel strange, they are usually harmless and should not cause concern. Here, we look at the causes and symptoms of to…
    - 23 May 18, 10:00am -
  • What to know about nightshade allergies
    Nightshade species include potatoes, eggplant, and peppers. Nightshade allergies are rare but can be severe. A person can have an allergy or an intolerance to nightshade, which will cause different symptoms. This article looks at the symptoms, diagno…
    - 23 May 18, 7:00am -


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