Allergies

The term allergy encompasses a wide range of conditions; it is not a disease in itself. The term allergy – medically termed hypersensitivity, signifies an exaggerated reaction to foreign substances.

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Hay fever and asthma occur earlier in life and affect more people

Hay fever and asthma occur earlier in life and affect more people

Fauci thanks US health workers for sacrifices but admits PPE shortages drove up death toll

Fauci thanks US health workers for sacrifices but admits PPE shortages drove up death toll

Effective response to HIV and COVID-19 pandemics requires accelerated research

Effective response to HIV and COVID-19 pandemics requires accelerated research

Phase 2 clinical trial launched in Thailand to evaluate IL-15 agonist as therapy to reduce HIV reservoir

Phase 2 clinical trial launched in Thailand to evaluate IL-15 agonist as therapy to reduce HIV reservoir

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine ensures long-term protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection, suggests study

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine ensures long-term protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection, suggests study

Cross-border asthma study investigates hygiene hypothesis amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cross-border asthma study investigates hygiene hypothesis amid COVID-19 pandemic

Bispecific antibodies neutralize SARS-CoV-2 and its variants

Bispecific antibodies neutralize SARS-CoV-2 and its variants

Michigan Medicine to kick off first national study on allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

Michigan Medicine to kick off first national study on allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

NIH-funded clinical trial begins study of systemic allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

NIH-funded clinical trial begins study of systemic allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance announces outcomes of NIH-funded Phase 3 ITAC clinical trial

CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance announces outcomes of NIH-funded Phase 3 ITAC clinical trial

Study lists five facts to know about antihistamines

Study lists five facts to know about antihistamines

Study suggests T-cells don't determine survival in severe COVID-19

Study suggests T-cells don't determine survival in severe COVID-19

Chemical inhibitor can reduce SARS-CoV-2's ability to infect host cell lines

Chemical inhibitor can reduce SARS-CoV-2's ability to infect host cell lines

Research offers new clues about the underlying mechanisms of itch

Research offers new clues about the underlying mechanisms of itch

Study investigates the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines over longer term

Study investigates the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines over longer term

Antibody tests, even rapid finger pricks, are effective COVID-19 screening tools

Antibody tests, even rapid finger pricks, are effective COVID-19 screening tools

New Phase 1 clinical trial of investigational vaccine against B.1.351 SARS-CoV-2 variant begins

New Phase 1 clinical trial of investigational vaccine against B.1.351 SARS-CoV-2 variant begins

B.1.1.7 rapidly becoming the dominant SARS-CoV-2 variant in the United States

B.1.1.7 rapidly becoming the dominant SARS-CoV-2 variant in the United States

NIAID researchers identify key player in the immune response to SARS-CoV-2

NIAID researchers identify key player in the immune response to SARS-CoV-2

Study compares performance of open-label placebo to blinded placebo in IBS patients

Study compares performance of open-label placebo to blinded placebo in IBS patients