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  • 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.
    - 23 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 2:00pm -
  • Stem cells a potential asthma treatment
    A study led by scientists at Monash University has shown that a new therapy developed through stem cell technology holds promise as a treatment for chronic asthma.
    - 37 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 2:00pm -
  • Exhausted immune cells linked to irritable bowel syndrome
    Adelaide researchers have for the first time discovered that a specific type of irritable bowel syndrome is associated with exhaustion of the immune system in patients.
    - 40 days ago, 9 Jul 17, 2:00pm -
  • Tackling snakebite deaths
    Improving treatment and reducing the death and injury toll from snakebites globally took a major step forward when the World Health Organization added snakebite to the highest priority list of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) this month.
    - 46 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 2:00pm -
  • Tumour-trained T cells go on patrol
    In cancer, immune cells infiltrate tumours ndash;nbsp;but it hasnrsquo;t been known which immune cells exit the tumour or where they go next.
    - 80 days ago, 30 May 17, 2:01pm -
  • Key to superbug antibiotic resistance discovered
    An international study led by Monash University has discovered the molecular mechanism by which the potentially deadly superbug Golden Staphrsquo; evades antibiotic treatment, providing the first important clues on how to counter superbug antibiotic…
    - 83 days ago, 27 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Better pollen warnings for asthmatics may prevent hospital visits
    Asthmatics may be able to avoid going to hospital with early warning and better understanding of the pollen in their environment, new research finds.
    - 85 days ago, 25 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Resistance exercise for infection and injury
    Having your healthcare professional prescribe you a dose of bench presses to ward off an infection or help heal an injury may sound like shonky healthcare but could actually be the advice of the near future, according to Griffith University scientist…
    - 97 days ago, 13 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Novel app to help young people control asthma
    A new mobile application (app) launched on World Asthma Day will support young people to manage their asthma and improve their quality of life.
    - 8 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Poor food labelling confuses allergy-sufferers
    New research into food labelling reveals that a large portion of foods that are assessed to be safe for allergy sufferers receive no special labelling, leaving consumers confused and at risk.
    - 7 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Bitter taste receptors hold key to treating asthma
    One in nine Australians, among more than 300 million people worldwide, suffer from asthma. They experience a wide range of debilitating, even life-threatening respiratory symptoms from a disease that can be controlled but not cured.
    - 6 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Investigating stem cell transplant treatments for MS
    UNSW-St Vincentrsquo;s Hospital researcher Jennifer Massey is the recipient ofnbsp;an MS Research Australia scholarship to examine the effects ofnbsp;stem cell transplantnbsp;treatment on patients with MS.
    - 5 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Vaccination dramatically reduces hepatitis B in NSW Aboriginal women
    The results of the largest study to examine hepatitis B notification rates for womennbsp;in NSW suggest a newborn vaccination program introduced in 1987 has been a success.
    - 26 Apr 17, 2:00pm -
  • Old bones vulnerable to long-term use of oral corticosteroids
    A review of data by University of South Australia researchers has found many older people taking oralnbsp;corticosteroidsnbsp;long-term are not having the recommended bone density tests or fracture prevention therapy, leaving them at much greater ris…
    - 25 Apr 17, 2:00pm -
  • Medicinal foodrsquo; diet counters onset of type 1 diabetes
    Monash Universityrsquo;snbsp;Biomedicine Discovery Institutenbsp;researchers have led an international study that found ndash; for the first time ndash; that a diet yielding high amounts of the short-chain fatty acids acetate and butyrate provided a…
    - 14 Apr 17, 2:00pm -

MedicineNet Allergy News Headlines

  • beclomethasone dipropionate inhaler (Qvar)
    Title: beclomethasone dipropionate inhaler (Qvar)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 10 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • beclomethasone dipropionate nasal inhaler-spray, Vancenase, Beconase
    Title: beclomethasone dipropionate nasal inhaler-spray, Vancenase, BeconaseCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 11 days ago, 7 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Scientists Gain Insight Into Allergies
    Title: Scientists Gain Insight Into AllergiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/2/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 15 days ago, 3 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Keratosis Pilaris
    Title: Keratosis PilarisCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/4/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 17 days ago, 1 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea)
    Title: Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea)Category: Symptoms and SignsCreated: 7/27/2004 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 21 days ago, 28 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy?
    Title: Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 24 days ago, 25 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • Blepharitis
    Title: BlepharitisCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/5/2009 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 25 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    Title: Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 31 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study Suggests
    Title: Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/14/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 32 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: Study
    Title: Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 35 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • Climate Change Delivers 'Double Whammy' to 4 in 10 Americans
    Title: Climate Change Delivers 'Double Whammy' to 4 in 10 AmericansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 36 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • Too Few Children Get EpiPen When Needed: Study
    Title: Too Few Children Get EpiPen When Needed: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 37 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 7:00am -

Medical News Today - Allergies

  • Sun poisoning: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention
    Sun poisoning is a relatively uncommon condition similar to a sunburn. In addition to pain, swelling, and itchy skin, it can cause long-term complications.
    - 59 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
  • Drug allergies: What you need to know
    While many drugs cause side effects, some medications can cause an allergic reaction. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment in this article.
    - 64 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • Female genital sores: Causes and diagnosis
    What are female genital sores and what are the main causes? How might a sore be prevented, how are they diagnosed, and what is the outlook?
    - 66 days ago, 13 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
  • Potato allergy: Risk factors and symptoms
    What causes a potato allergy and who gets a potato allergy? Learn about the complications caused by the allergy and what foods should be avoided.
    - 66 days ago, 13 Jun 17, 7:00am -
  • Allergic and asthmatic bronchitis: Causes and treatments
    Bronchitis occurs when the lining of the bronchial tubes becomes inflamed. Learn more about the difference between asthmatic and allergic bronchitis.
    - 67 days ago, 12 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
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  • Scientists unearth cell 'checkpoint' that stops allergic diseases

    Scientists unearth cell 'checkpoint' that stops allergic diseases

    Scientists have made a significant breakthrough in understanding the regulation of immune cells that play a pivotal role in allergic diseases such as asthma and eczema. They have identified a 'checkpoint' manned by these immune cells that, if barred,…
    - 9 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 6:01pm -
  • Countering atopic dermatitis immune reactions

    Countering atopic dermatitis immune reactions

    A protein which protects the fetus during pregnancy, HLA-G1, shows high potential for treating atopic dermatitis and other related diseases.
    - 14 days ago, 4 Aug 17, 1:20pm -
  • New hope to prevent dangerous blood clots found in the legs

    New hope to prevent dangerous blood clots found in the legs

    Common anti-allergy medicines could prove to be an effective treatment for potentially fatal blood clots in the legs, according to new research.
    - 15 days ago, 3 Aug 17, 5:50pm -
  • New disease category of skin disorders proposed

    New disease category of skin disorders proposed

    Dermatologists define a new category of skin diseases based on autoinflammation with a genetic root.
    - 35 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 7:49pm -
  • Half of kids who needed epinephrine didn't get it before trip to the emergency room

    Half of kids who needed epinephrine didn't get it before trip to the emergency room

    Even kids who were prescribed an epinephrine auto injector didn't receive the life-saving medication when they needed it, new research has found.
    - 37 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 11:28am -
  • How cats and cows protect farm children from asthma

    How cats and cows protect farm children from asthma

    It is a known fact that microbes on farms protect children from asthma and allergies. But even non-microbial molecules can have a protective effect. Immunologists have shown that a sialic acid found in farm animals is effective against inflammation o…
    - 43 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 11:21am -
  • Sugar intake during pregnancy is associated with allergy and allergic asthma in children

    Sugar intake during pregnancy is associated with allergy and allergic asthma in children

    High maternal sugar intake during pregnancy may increase the risk of allergy and allergic asthma in the offspring, according to an early study involving almost 9,000 mother-child pairs.
    - 43 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 1:19am -
  • Food allergies linked to childhood anxiety

    Food allergies linked to childhood anxiety

    Researchers studied the link between food allergy and childhood anxiety and depression among a sample of predominantly low socioeconomic status minority children and found that children with a food allergy had a significantly higher prevalence of chi…
    - 50 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 5:42pm -
  • Single-gene mutations that lead to atopic dermatitis identified

    Single-gene mutations that lead to atopic dermatitis identified

    Researchers have identified mutations in a gene called CARD11 that lead to atopic dermatitis, or eczema, an allergic skin disease. Scientists discovered the mutations in four unrelated families with severe atopic dermatitis and studied the resulting…
    - 60 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 4:58pm -
  • Pharmacists know more about penicillin allergy than MDs, study shows

    Pharmacists know more about penicillin allergy than MDs, study shows

    Many physicians who treat patients with 'penicillin allergy' listed in their charts may not fully understand important facts about penicillin allergy, a new study shows.
    - 66 days ago, 13 Jun 17, 2:20pm -
  • Delayed food introduction increases risk of sensitization, study finds

    Delayed food introduction increases risk of sensitization, study finds

    Infants who avoided cow's milk products in their first year were nearly four times as likely to be sensitized to cow's milk compared to infants who consumed cow's milk products before 12 months of age, scientists discovered from sing data from more t…
    - 71 days ago, 8 Jun 17, 4:35pm -
  • Global warming may cause spike in asthma, allergy symptoms

    Global warming may cause spike in asthma, allergy symptoms

    Exposure to a widespread outdoor fungus can increase cell damage (oxidative stress) in the airways, research shows. This spike weakens the airways’ barrier defense system that, when functioning normally, removes infection- and allergy-causing…
    - 73 days ago, 6 Jun 17, 4:34pm -
  • Cells change type to help or hinder immunity

    Cells change type to help or hinder immunity

    In news that may bring hope to asthma sufferers, scientists discover a mechanism that provides a possible new target for allergy treatments. By observing the allergic response in mice with asthma, scientists at the Francis Crick Institute found that…
    - 74 days ago, 5 Jun 17, 4:40pm -
  • Gene therapy could 'turn off' severe allergies

    Gene therapy could 'turn off' severe allergies

    A single treatment giving life-long protection from severe allergies such as asthma could be made possible by recent immunology research.
    - 77 days ago, 2 Jun 17, 1:07pm -
  • Hard data on food allergies

    Hard data on food allergies

    In a new study, investigators combed through medical records from more than 2.7 million patients, identifying more than 97,000 with one or more documented food allergy or intolerance.
    - 79 days ago, 31 May 17, 12:44pm -
  • New test method aims to predict allergenic potency of chemicals

    New test method aims to predict allergenic potency of chemicals

    A method that determines not only whether a chemical or substance is allergenic, but also how strong its potential for causing hypersensitivity is has now been developed by researchers. This will aid in the establishment of so-called threshold values…
    - 81 days ago, 29 May 17, 1:05pm -
  • New cancer drug can prevent reactions to common airborne allergens

    New cancer drug can prevent reactions to common airborne allergens

    A cancer drug for patients with certain types of leukemia and lymphoma can also prevent reactions to some of the most common airborne allergies, according to a recent study. The promising data from this pilot study could have greater implications for…
    - 87 days ago, 23 May 17, 12:19pm -
  • Potential target for treatment of skin inflammation in eczema and psoriasis

    Potential target for treatment of skin inflammation in eczema and psoriasis

    Superficially, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis may appear similar but their commonalities are only skin deep. Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is primarily driven by an allergic reaction, while psoriasis is considered an autoimmune disease. N…
    - 88 days ago, 22 May 17, 12:07pm -
  • Immunotherapy against bee stings in some cases incomplete

    Immunotherapy against bee stings in some cases incomplete

    The preparations that are used for allergen immunotherapy against bee sting allergies do not always contain all the relevant venom components. This was the conclusion of an examination conducted by allergy experts.
    - 94 days ago, 16 May 17, 1:08pm -
  • Climate change could increase ER visits for allergy-related asthma

    Climate change could increase ER visits for allergy-related asthma

    More children could wind up in hospital emergency rooms suffering from allergy-induced asthma if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise and cause longer oak pollen seasons, according to a new study.
    - 100 days ago, 10 May 17, 3:52pm -