Allergies

Meat allergy triggered by tick bites explained

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

Researchers from University of Virginia School of Medicine have uncovered the mystery behind development of allergic reactions to red meat such as beef in some individuals...
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The meat allergy: Researcher IDs biological changes triggered by tick bites

17 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have identified key immunological changes in people who abruptly develop an allergic reaction to mammalian meat, such as beef. The work is an important step in...
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Got an egg allergy? Iron treatment may help, says research

Got an egg allergy? Iron treatment may help, says research

4 days ago   |   Natural News

Eggs are one of the most common causes of food allergies. A person can develop an egg allergy when his or her immune system becomes sensitized to proteins present in egg whites...
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'Urban prairies' growing in Detroit's bulldozed lots trigger pollen allergies

'Urban prairies' growing in Detroit's bulldozed lots trigger pollen allergies

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Some 20% of Detroit is made up of vacant lots that have been bulldozed - making them fertile ground for ragweed. Its pollen could drive up allergies and illnesses in Motor...
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Why Parents Are Turning to a Controversial Treatment for Food Allergies

5 days ago   |   Time

For families with food allergies, micro-managing daily life to avoid accidentally consuming the wrong food can be a huge burden. They scour labels. They avoid restaurants. They...
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Yes, You Can Still Work Out Outside, Even If You Have Allergies - Here's How to Do It

Yes, You Can Still Work Out Outside, Even If You Have Allergies - Here's How to Do It

8 days ago   |   PopSugar

If you prefer to exercise outdoors, but you're worried that it will only make your seasonal allergies worse, your fears aren't totally unfounded. After all, the more time you...
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Kent State researcher receives NIH funding to teach children food allergy safety skills

11 days ago   |   News Medical

Food allergies can be as dangerous as firearms for children who don't have the skills to react responsibly to when they're exposed to them.
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Immunotherapy Could be the Best Weapon to Fight Fall Allergies

Immunotherapy Could be the Best Weapon to Fight Fall Allergies

13 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Is it Autumn or Fall Allergy Season? Watch out, fall allergy triggers such as ragweed can wreak havoc on your health this fall season. However, immunotherapy could be the best...
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How to avoid and treat seasonal allergies

13 days ago   |   News Medical

You may think you can't tell the difference between the symptoms caused by spring, summer and fall allergies.
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Sesame allergies may affect 1.5 million Americans - five times more than previously believed

Sesame allergies may affect 1.5 million Americans - five times more than previously believed

13 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

A new study from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine found that half of children and one-third of adults with a sesame allergy were self-diagnosed.
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City-dwellers who live within 1,000ft of a park or play area are happier

City-dwellers who live within 1,000ft of a park or play area are happier

Researchers led by Newcastle University found green space had a larger impact on wellbeing than job and income. The Government advises everyone lives close to nature for... Read more ...

Researcher Warns of Need for Malaria Drug to Treat Severe Cases in U.S

Researcher Warns of Need for Malaria Drug to Treat Severe Cases in U.S

Oral doses of quinidine are available, but they are not typically effective in more serious malaria cases, warns researcher. Read more ...

Banning Hospital Ads may Increase Patient Readmission

Banning Hospital Ads may Increase Patient Readmission

Patients are positively influenced by hospital advertising and a blanket ban on hospital advertising can lead to hospital readmissions, finds a new study. Read more ...

Why you need iron and where to get it: These 10 foods fight fatigue and...

Why you need iron and where to get it: These 10 foods fight fatigue and boost your immune system

Iron is one of the essential nutrients that the body needs in large amounts every day. Both animal-based and plant-derived foods can provide enough iron to strengthen a... Read more ...

B vitamins are CRUCIAL to heart health, brain health and eye health

B vitamins are CRUCIAL to heart health, brain health and eye health

Have you had a conversation with your healthcare provider about B vitamins? If not, it is time to bring them up, because these vitamins are crucial to the health of your heart... Read more ...

Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

There is an increased risk of various cardiovascular diseases among cancer survivors, and hence the need for preventative measures and earlier interventions. Read more ...

Novel T-cell Subset Linked to Type 1 Diabetes Discovered

Novel T-cell Subset Linked to Type 1 Diabetes Discovered

The frequency of circulating peripheral T helper cells was observed to be increased both in children with recently diagnosed type 1 diabetes and in healthy children who later... Read more ...

Some Pregnant Women are Exposed to Gadolinium in Early Pregnancy, Says Study

Some Pregnant Women are Exposed to Gadolinium in Early Pregnancy, Says Study

Study supports adherence to effective pregnancy screening measures to help reduce inadvertent exposures to contrast agents during early pregnancy. Read more ...

Do you often get up in the middle of the night to pee? You may have blood...

Do you often get up in the middle of the night to pee? You may have blood pressure abnormalities

Nocturia is a condition characterized by the frequent need to get up and urinate at night. This condition is often seen in older people and is the most common cause of sleep... Read more ...

Myth-busting research reveals women who have heart attacks experience the...

Myth-busting research reveals women who have heart attacks experience the SAME key symptoms as men

Previous research has shown the different in care for female heart attack victims have contributed to at least 8,200 avoidable deaths in England and Wales in the last decade. Read more ...