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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BU researchers develop new method to better understand cell communication

BU researchers develop new method to better understand cell communication

'Night owl' teens more likely to develop asthma and allergies

'Night owl' teens more likely to develop asthma and allergies

Florida man infected with brain-eating amoeba

Florida man infected with brain-eating amoeba

Human trials of potential COVID-19 vaccine commence in South Australia

Human trials of potential COVID-19 vaccine commence in South Australia

Asthma does not appear to increase the risk of contracting COVID-19, shows study

Asthma does not appear to increase the risk of contracting COVID-19, shows study

Study: Teenagers who stay up late are more likely to suffer from asthma, allergies

Study: Teenagers who stay up late are more likely to suffer from asthma, allergies

Human immune response could neutralize new G virus, shows study

Human immune response could neutralize new G virus, shows study

Study: Variation in COVID-19 viral genome improves its ability to infect human cells

Study: Variation in COVID-19 viral genome improves its ability to infect human cells

Newer form of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus dominates global infections

Newer form of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus dominates global infections

Eating black raspberries may reduce skin inflammation associated with allergies, study shows

Eating black raspberries may reduce skin inflammation associated with allergies, study shows

Novel microbiome-based diagnostic tool can identify liver fibrosis, cirrhosis

Novel microbiome-based diagnostic tool can identify liver fibrosis, cirrhosis

More than one-third of excess deaths in pandemic's early months linked to other causes

More than one-third of excess deaths in pandemic's early months linked to other causes

Herd immunity in the U.S. unlikely

Herd immunity in the U.S. unlikely

Alternative antibiotics for unverified penicillin allergies likely unnecessary

Alternative antibiotics for unverified penicillin allergies likely unnecessary

Stool microbial and metabolite signatures predict cirrhosis

Stool microbial and metabolite signatures predict cirrhosis

Newly identified molecules can help develop COVID-19 therapeutics

Newly identified molecules can help develop COVID-19 therapeutics

Clinically approved drugs could disrupt SARS-CoV-2 from hijacking cells

Clinically approved drugs could disrupt SARS-CoV-2 from hijacking cells

Conflicting COVID messages create cloud of confusion around public health and prevention

Conflicting COVID messages create cloud of confusion around public health and prevention

Live attenuated vaccines may prevent lung inflammation and sepsis associated with COVID-19

Live attenuated vaccines may prevent lung inflammation and sepsis associated with COVID-19

Researchers perform first X-ray measurements on SARS-CoV-2 main protease

Researchers perform first X-ray measurements on SARS-CoV-2 main protease