Immunology

Birth weight linked to childhood allergies

The more a baby weighs at birth relative to its gestational age the greater the risk of childhood food allergies and eczema, according to South Australian researchers.

Vaccination

Free flu vaccine offered mostly in wealthy suburbs

A University of Adelaide study into the impact of state-funded vaccination programs for Australian children under five years has found those attending medical practices in the wealthiest areas were more likely to receive ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mortality down for autoantibody-associated vasculitides patients

(HealthDay)—From 1999 to 2017, there was a decrease in mortality among individuals with antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody-associated vasculitides (AAV) in the United States, according to a research letter published ...

Cardiology

Research uncovers new sex-specific factor in CV disease

A common receptor may serve differentiated roles related to aging-associated cardiovascular disease (CV) in males and females. Jennifer DuPont, Ph.D., will present the findings of this first-of-its-kind study today at the ...

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