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  • 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…
    - 10 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.
    - 15 days ago, 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.
    - 16 days ago, 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.
    - 17 days ago, 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.
    - 18 days ago, 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.
    - 27 days ago, 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…
    - 28 days ago, 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…
    - 39 days ago, 14 Apr 17, 2:00pm -
  • The six top chronic health issues affecting Australians: new research
    Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions affecting Australians, new research reveals.nbsp;
    - 64 days ago, 20 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
  • Vaccination trial against heart disease and stroke
    Melburnians are taking part in a world first trial led by Monash University that could see a simple one-off vaccination protect against heart attack and stroke.
    - 72 days ago, 12 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
  • Tiny particles with a big, cool role to play in microscopy
    Researchers at UTS, as part of a large international collaboration, have made a breakthrough in the development of compact, low-cost and practical optical microscopy to achieve super-resolution imaging on a scale 10 times smaller than can currently b…
    - 81 days ago, 3 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
  • Unearthing immune responses to common drugs
    Australian researchers, including a team from Monash University, are a step closer to understanding immune sensitivities to well-known, and commonly prescribed, medications.
    - 86 days ago, 26 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • How potential cancer-causing cells may be eliminated by our body
    UniSA researchers at thenbsp;Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) have discovered a new aspect of cancer biology that may help to battle the spread and growth of tumours.
    - 10 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • New pollen alert system helps hayfever sufferers plan ahead
    Australiarsquo;s 2.3 million asthma sufferers could have a tool to help prevent life-threatening attacks caused by pollen with a standardised air pollen monitoring and alert system.
    - 19 Sep 16, 2:00pm -
  • Immune breakthrough: unscratching poison ivys rash
    We all know that a brush with poison ivy leaves us with an itchy painful rash. A breakthrough finding from a major global research collaboration between Monash University and Harvard has revealed the molecular cause of this irritation.
    - 17 Sep 16, 2:00pm -

MedicineNet Allergy News Headlines

  • Snoring
    Title: SnoringCategory: Symptoms and SignsCreated: 8/17/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 2 days ago, 22 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?
    Title: Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 2 days ago, 22 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Health Tip: Keep Your Sheets Clean
    Title: Health Tip: Keep Your Sheets CleanCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 6 days ago, 18 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    Title: Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)Category: Symptoms and SignsCreated: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 9 days ago, 15 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Insomnia
    Title: InsomniaCategory: Symptoms and SignsCreated: 7/28/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 12 days ago, 12 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Allergies Getting Worse? Blame Climate Change
    Title: Allergies Getting Worse? Blame Climate ChangeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/11/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 12 days ago, 12 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Itch (Itching or Pruritus)
    Title: Itch (Itching or Pruritus)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/8/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 13 days ago, 11 May 17, 7:00am -
  • loratadine and pseudoephedrine (Alavert Allergy & Sinus, Claritin-D, Claritin-D 24 hour)
    Title: loratadine and pseudoephedrine (Alavert Allergy & Sinus, Claritin-D, Claritin-D 24 hour)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 13 days ago, 11 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Expired EpiPens May Still Help Save a Life: Study
    Title: Expired EpiPens May Still Help Save a Life: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/9/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 15 days ago, 9 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Health Tip: Applying Eye Drops
    Title: Health Tip: Applying Eye DropsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/9/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 15 days ago, 9 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Take Control of Your Asthma
    Title: Take Control of Your AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 16 days ago, 8 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Itching
    Title: ItchingCategory: Symptoms and SignsCreated: 2/26/2004 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/4/2017 12:00:00 AM
    - 20 days ago, 4 May 17, 7:00am -

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  • 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.
    - 7 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.
    - 13 days ago, 10 May 17, 3:52pm -
  • Vitamin D levels not linked to asthma or dermatitis

    Vitamin D levels not linked to asthma or dermatitis

    Vitamin D supplementation is unlikely to reduce the risk of asthma in children or adults, atopic dermatitis, or allergies according to a new study.
    - 14 days ago, 9 May 17, 6:19pm -
  • Testosterone explains why women more prone to asthma

    Testosterone explains why women more prone to asthma

    An international research team has revealed for the first time that testosterone protects males against developing asthma, helping to explain why females are two times more likely to develop asthma than males after puberty. The study showed that test…
    - 15 days ago, 8 May 17, 3:24pm -
  • Pollen may impair pupils' performance

    Pollen may impair pupils' performance

    Spring is exam time -- and pollen season. It's also a bad combination for pupils suffering from pollen allergies, or hay fever.
    - 19 days ago, 4 May 17, 12:35pm -
  • Reasons for eczema susceptibility uncovered

    Reasons for eczema susceptibility uncovered

    Scientists have uncovered evidence that a deficiency in the skin's barrier is key to triggering eczema.
    - 19 days ago, 4 May 17, 12:32pm -
  • Phthalates increase the risk of allergies among children

    Phthalates increase the risk of allergies among children

    Phthalates, which are used as plasticizers in plastics, can considerably increase the risk of allergies among children, researchers show. According to this study, an increased risk of children developing allergic asthma exists if the mother has been…
    - 20 days ago, 3 May 17, 1:29pm -
  • Study defines thunderstorm asthma epidemic conditions

    Study defines thunderstorm asthma epidemic conditions

    Researchers are exploring new ways of predicting thunderstorm asthma outbreaks that may one day provide early warnings for health professionals.
    - 34 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 3:24pm -
  • Parents struggle with choosing allergy medicine for their children

    Parents struggle with choosing allergy medicine for their children

    Dosing, labeling and a seemingly endless range of allergy medication options can make picking the right medicine a complicated task for some parents. More than half of parents say seasonal allergies affect their kids, with some unsure how to choose t…
    - 36 days ago, 17 Apr 17, 1:55pm -
  • Asthma drug helps patients with skin disorder

    Asthma drug helps patients with skin disorder

    Omalizumab is shown to be effective in treating inducible urticaria, report scientists in a new report. Two separate clinical studies have shown the drug's active substance to be highly effective against different types of urticaria (hives).
    - 46 days ago, 7 Apr 17, 2:36pm -
  • Pet exposure may reduce allergy and obesity

    Pet exposure may reduce allergy and obesity

    If you need a reason to become a dog lover, how about their ability to help protect kids from allergies and obesity? A new study showed that babies from families with pets -- 70 per cent of which were dogs -- showed higher levels of two types of micr…
    - 47 days ago, 6 Apr 17, 6:38pm -
  • High-fat diet during pregnancy compromises offspring's lung health

    High-fat diet during pregnancy compromises offspring's lung health

    Women who follow a high-fat diet during pregnancy may increase their children’s risk for asthma. A mouse study suggests that consistent consumption of fat-laden foods may change the immune response of the offsprings’ respiratory system.
    - 55 days ago, 29 Mar 17, 2:37pm -
  • Are tree nut allergies diagnosed too often?

    Are tree nut allergies diagnosed too often?

    About 50 percent of those who thought they were allergic to all tree nuts were able to pass an oral food challenge without a reaction, new research shows.
    - 57 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 12:31pm -
  • Asthma: Researchers discover how exposure to microbes protects against asthma

    Asthma: Researchers discover how exposure to microbes protects against asthma

    The incidence of asthma is increasing steadily. One of the reasons given for this rise is the excessive level of hygiene in our environment. Studies have indeed shown that exposure to a so-called "non-hygienic" environment, rich in microbes, plays a…
    - 63 days ago, 21 Mar 17, 6:53pm -
  • An epidemic of epipens

    An epidemic of epipens

    Prescriptions of adrenaline autoinjectors (commonly called 'epipens') for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided per child.
    - 69 days ago, 15 Mar 17, 1:44pm -
  • Antibiotics not effective for clinically infected eczema in children

    Antibiotics not effective for clinically infected eczema in children

    Estimates suggest that 40 percent of eczema flares are treated with topical antibiotics, but findings suggest there is no meaningful benefit from the use of either oral or topical antibiotics for milder clinically infected eczema in children.
    - 70 days ago, 14 Mar 17, 3:13pm -
  • Mite-proof bedcovers may reduce asthma flare-ups in children

    Mite-proof bedcovers may reduce asthma flare-ups in children

    Bedcovers that form a barrier to house dust mites appear to reduce asthma flare-ups in children, according to new research.
    - 74 days ago, 10 Mar 17, 2:21pm -
  • Asthmatics less able to fight off flu

    Asthmatics less able to fight off flu

    People with asthma are likely to have worse symptoms when they get the flu because they have weaker immune systems, new research has shown.
    - 75 days ago, 9 Mar 17, 5:04pm -
  • How stable manure protects against allergies

    How stable manure protects against allergies

    Improved hygiene has largely eliminated infectious diseases from everyday life. There is, however, a downside to this progress: the number of allergies is growing steadily. If the immune system is not kept busy by bacteria, viruses and worms, it some…
    - 76 days ago, 8 Mar 17, 1:37pm -
  • Supervised self-injection with empty syringes improved comfort in food-allergic adolescents administering epinephrine, study finds

    Supervised self-injection with empty syringes improved comfort in food-allergic adolescents administering epinephrine, study finds

    A new intervention could save lives, recognizing that adolescents are at higher risk for fatal food-allergic reactions.
    - 77 days ago, 7 Mar 17, 3:05pm -