Immunology

Sniffles and sneezes: A Q&A about allergies with Dr. Ryan Steele

With allergy season upon us, YaleNews spoke to Dr. Ryan Steele, instructor of clinical medicine at Yale School of Medicine, about the current season, prevention, treatments, and other facts allergy sufferers need to know. ...

Health

Bad reaction from a new tattoo? Here's what to do

(HealthDay)—The biggest worry a person usually has when they're getting a tattoo is how it will look. But sometimes, getting inked can lead to something worse than bad body art, an expert warns.

Immunology

Scientists unearth cell 'checkpoint' that stops allergic diseases

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have made a significant breakthrough in understanding the regulation of immune cells that play a pivotal role in allergic diseases such as asthma and eczema. They have identified a 'checkpoint' ...

Immunology

AAAAI: obese girls appear to be more prone to atopic disease

(HealthDay)—Obese girls may face a significantly higher risk for developing allergies, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, held from March 3 to ...

Immunology

Environmental factors that modulate childhood allergy risk

A number of factors that have a decisive impact on the likelihood that young children will develop asthmatic conditions or allergies have been identified in recent years. However, the mechanisms that account for their effects ...

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