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Link between appendicitis and allergies discovered

Children with allergies have a lower risk of developing complicated appendicitis, according to a new study from Lund University and Skåne University Hospital in...

Nasal filter looks promising for allergy sufferers

Clinical research from Aarhus University suggests that a newly developed type of filter can help people with nasal symptoms from seasonal hay fever A small...

No escape: Prevalence of allergies the same, regardless of where you...

In the largest, most comprehensive, nationwide study to examine the prevalence of allergies from early childhood to old age, scientists from the National Institutes...

Inflammation switch for allergic asthma, COPD found in leukotriene receptors

Japanese researchers have made a new step toward understanding why—and how to stop—runaway inflammation for both chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and allergic asthma. In...

Parents who suck infant pacifier may protect kids from allergy

Swedish researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, report that a simple habit may give significant protection against allergy development, namely, the...

Study finds 65-75% of asthmatic adults have an allergy

Asthma is becoming an epidemic in the United States. The number of Americans diagnosed with asthma grows annually, with 26 million currently affected. And...

Grow up on a farm, suffer fewer allergies

Immunological diseases, such as eczema and asthma, are on the increase in westernised society and represent a major challenge for 21st century medicine. A...

Low-stress babies show fewer allergies

A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that infants with low concentrations of the stress-related hormone cortisol in their saliva develop fewer...

NIAID media tipsheet: Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy,...

WHAT: The 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) brings together leading allergists and immunologists from around the world. WHO: Scientists supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Inf...

Children with food allergies are often victims of bullying

In the first-ever study to assess the social impact of food allergies in children, Mount Sinai researchers have found that approximately 35...

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