Immunology

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Springtime allergies

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I love the changing seasons and am looking forward to the warmer days of spring. Unfortunately, I am often miserable because of seasonal allergies. What can I do to keep the box of tissues at bay and enjoy ...

Medications

First generic of symbicort receives FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first generic of Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol fumarate dihydrate) Inhalation Aerosol to treat asthma in patients 6 years and older and for maintenance treatment in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

IgA antibodies seem to protect unvaccinated against COVID-19

Despite daily contact with COVID-19 patients early in the pandemic, some health professionals avoided falling ill. As a University of Gothenburg study shows, the explanation appears to be an antidote in the immune system: ...

Health

Allergy season is near: Be prepared

Spring allergies are a perennial annoyance, but if you're focusing on the pandemic, they still could catch you by surprise, an expert says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert discusses 'flurona' and why flu cases are rising

Flu cases are starting to rise across parts of the U.S. And that's concerning because fewer people are vaccinated for flu, compared to last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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