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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Novel microfluidic device mimics nutrient exchange between mother and fetus affected by placental malaria

Novel microfluidic device mimics nutrient exchange between mother and fetus affected by placental malaria

UTHSC professor receives $5 million to explore the gut as therapeutic target for treating disease

UTHSC professor receives $5 million to explore the gut as therapeutic target for treating disease

Study paves the way for new therapies, vaccines that lead to stronger immunity against Covid-19

Study paves the way for new therapies, vaccines that lead to stronger immunity against Covid-19

Most people infected with SARS-CoV2 recover within 12 months, study finds

Most people infected with SARS-CoV2 recover within 12 months, study finds

New guideline for the evaluation and testing of patients with penicillin allergies

New guideline for the evaluation and testing of patients with penicillin allergies

BU investigator wins highly competitive awards to study the role of proteases in regulation of cellular defenses

BU investigator wins highly competitive awards to study the role of proteases in regulation of cellular defenses

UCLA announces participation in a phase 3 trial evaluating tecovirimat for the treatment of monkeypox

UCLA announces participation in a phase 3 trial evaluating tecovirimat for the treatment of monkeypox

UW Medicine researchers seek participants for Phase 3 clinical trial of a drug to treat monkeypox

UW Medicine researchers seek participants for Phase 3 clinical trial of a drug to treat monkeypox

Mortality risk higher among children with primary immunodeficiency diseases infected with SARS-CoV-2

Mortality risk higher among children with primary immunodeficiency diseases infected with SARS-CoV-2

New genomic test can predict a patient's risk of developing severe COVID-19, research suggests

New genomic test can predict a patient's risk of developing severe COVID-19, research suggests

Itchy eczema in children finally gets relief

Itchy eczema in children finally gets relief

Machine learning can help create proteins much more accurately, quickly than previously possible

Machine learning can help create proteins much more accurately, quickly than previously possible

New method evaluates how mutations to SARS-CoV-2 can affect antibody recognition in rapid antigen tests

New method evaluates how mutations to SARS-CoV-2 can affect antibody recognition in rapid antigen tests

BU researcher awarded $7.2 million grant to develop mAb-based contraceptive products

BU researcher awarded $7.2 million grant to develop mAb-based contraceptive products

What is the effect of the Omicron variant on olfaction?

What is the effect of the Omicron variant on olfaction?

Transmission of monkeypox virus atypical and unique in 2022

Transmission of monkeypox virus atypical and unique in 2022

LJI scientists uncover major clue toward developing new antiviral therapies against flaviviruses

LJI scientists uncover major clue toward developing new antiviral therapies against flaviviruses

Research could lead to a new therapeutic option for patients with bladder cancer

Research could lead to a new therapeutic option for patients with bladder cancer

ACTG announces the initiation of trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of monkeypox treatment

ACTG announces the initiation of trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of monkeypox treatment

Weill Cornell Medicine receives $5 million NIH grant for next generation TB research

Weill Cornell Medicine receives $5 million NIH grant for next generation TB research