Allergy and Immunology News
  • Skin Patch May Help With Peanut Allergy

    Added On : 30th October 2016

    Image result for Skin Patch May Help With Peanut AllergyDelivering small amounts of peanut protein boosted tolerance for about half of young patients in study

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  • Vitamin D May Cut Risk of Severe Asthma Attacks

    Added On : 7th September 2016

    Image result for Vitamin D May Cut Risk of Severe Asthma AttacksTaking vitamin D supplements alongside asthma medication helps cut the risk of severe asthma attacks, according to a review of scientific studies.

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  • Asthma pill 'promising' for people with severe symptoms

    Added On : 7th August 2016

    file picture - doctor examining lungsAn experimental pill could help adults with severe asthma, an early study in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal suggests.

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  • Allergic to dust storms? Take precautions

    Added On : 6th August 2016

    The MENA region has been hit lately with unruly weather, dust storms and a heat wave with extreme temperatures between 45-50 degrees, and then there are thunderstorms, hail and heavy rain that have even caused devastating flash floods in some areas of Saudi Arabia. High summer temperatures are normal for the area but are still very difficult to bear for many. Not only do these high temperatures make it difficult to go on with day to day errands, chores and work schedules, it’s the dust that is causing allergies with symptoms such as sneezing, irritant cough, breathlessness, nose bleeds, itchy eyes, stuffy nose and sinuses causing headaches. Between 500 million and five billion tons of dust moves around the planet every year, each gram of dust carries millions of bacterial cells. 

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  • Neti Pot Beats Steam for Sinus Congestion Relief

    Added On : 21st July 2016

    Rinsing nasal passages with saline solution may improve symptoms, study says

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  • Thumb-suckers and nail-biters have 'fewer allergies'

    Added On : 17th July 2016

    nail bitingChildren who suck their thumb or bite their nails are less likely to develop allergies, a study suggests.

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  • Zinc lozenges may shorten common colds by three full days

    Added On : 16th July 2016

    Lozenges containing zinc acetate in sufficient quantity work to shorten the common cold from the usual seven days to about four, according to a new analysis of clinical trial results.

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  • Thumb-suckers, nail-biters less likely to develop allergies

    Added On : 13th July 2016

     Children who suck their thumbs or bite their nails are less likely than others to have allergies later, according to a new study.

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  • Fewer Inhaled Steroids OK for Asthmatic Kids?

    Added On : 30th May 2016

    Image result for Inhaled Steroids Asthmatic KidsStudy suggests some kids don't need daily dosing, but one expert worries the strategy might have risks

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  • Yoga may help relieve asthma symptoms

    Added On : 13th May 2016

    Young woman holding a yoga matYoga seems to provide small improvements in symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma, according to a new review.

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