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Scientists create protective vaccine against peanut allergy

Trials on mice prove that it works - as researchers found rodents given it were protected from an allergic reaction.

12 Apr 2018 2:39 PM

This woman can go into shock and die if she eats anything other than rice and veggies

Rare condition, striking around one in 150,000 people means she can go into life-threatening anaphylactic shock if she eats anything else.

06 Apr 2018 2:44 PM

Nut allergy kills Indian origin boy in UK after he consumed sweets

Paramedics arrived after an emergency call and Aaron was given adrenaline and it initially appeared to work.

20 Mar 2018 8:17 PM

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The study involved nearly 500 kids ages 4 to 17 with allergies so severe that they had reactions to as little as a tenth of a peanut.

21 Feb 2018 3:52 PM

Here’s how female hormones are linked to asthma

Analysis of studies involving women highlights a link between asthma symptoms and key life changes such as puberty and menopause.

16 Feb 2018 8:25 PM


Folic acid supplements ups allergy risk in babies

You may want to avoid taking folic acid supplements during late pregnancy if you do not want your baby to be at risk, a study has said.

24 Dec 2017 8:00 AM

Handful of walnuts daily cuts risk of asthma

Mucins are often elevated in asthmatics.

18 Nov 2017 7:06 PM

A new weapon against allergies

These findings give insight into the functioning of local immune responses.

17 Nov 2017 9:50 AM

Experimental peanut allergy patch shows promise

About two percent of US children are allergic to peanuts and must avoid them altogether.

15 Nov 2017 2:10 PM

British-Indian couple raise allergy awareness in memory of daughter

Their nine-year-old daughter died after having a severe reaction to blackberries and dairy.

22 Oct 2017 5:08 PM


Police drag woman with animal allergies off Southwest Airlines flight

Southwest does not notify passengers ahead of time about animals on board.

28 Sep 2017 12:00 PM

Mothers should eat peanuts while breastfeeding to prevent allergies later: Study

Children are five times less likely to develop an allergy if their mothers eat nuts before weaning.

27 Sep 2017 4:49 PM

Scientists from Australia have breakthrough in treatment for peanut allergy

Study saw children with allergies being given probiotic along with small doses of a peanut protein over 18-months bore positive results.

18 Aug 2017 9:02 AM

Immune cells may be useful in making allergy therapies better, says study

According to researchers treatment works because Tr1 cells help suppress the immune system and lower inflammation.

05 Aug 2017 10:21 AM

World Breastfeeding Week: Sustaining breastfeeding together!

Breast milk contains antibodies that help the baby fight off viruses and bacteria.

02 Aug 2017 1:09 PM


Study links child asthma to high sugar intake during pregnancy

Researchers analyzed associations between maternal intake of free sugars in pregnancy and allergy and asthma at seven years of age.

06 Jul 2017 12:29 PM

Farm kids at lower risk of developing allergies

Researchers found that exposure to farm dust increases expression of A20 that suppresses the inflammatory immune system.

07 Dec 2016 8:36 PM

Flu shots help children fight asthma

People with asthma may experience more frequent and severe asthma attacks if they get the flu.

12 Nov 2016 1:35 PM