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Adult-Onset Food Allergies Increasing, Confusing

Forty-eight percent of the adult population with a convincing food allergy reported developing at least one as an adult (they may have had others as a child)

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Scientists found molecular ‘switch’ for allergic asthma treatment – Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A team of Russian scientists identified the role of the interleukin-6 molecule in the development of allergic asthma. Now it can be a new target for the treatment of this disease. The results are published in Frontiers in Immunology. About 300 milli

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Dr. Marc Siegel: New peanut allergy treatment has incredible potential | Fox News

As an internal medicine physician I’ve been trained to react quickly and without emotion to many kinds of potentially life-threatening medical conditions. But this training couldn’t prepare me for the recent terrifying sight of my 13-year-old son swel

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Pictures: Natural Ways to Ease Asthma Symptoms

You can do more than take medication to manage your asthma. Several other things can help you breathe more easily.

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Pathway to resolve allergic asthma is discovered – Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A group of Brazilian researchers succeeded in preventing allergic asthma from progressing in experimental models by increasing the amount of a protein. This increase, in turn, blocked the CD4 T lymph..

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Food Allergies vs. Intolerances: What's the Difference? - Cooking Light

The two terms tend to be used interchangeably, but knowing how they differ can help you manage your symptoms, prevent potential nutrient ...

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Why peanut, food allergies have become 'almost epidemic

Among children, allergies to peanuts and other types of food continues to climb, but experts say there is some progress in controlling or preventing life-threatening reactions.

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A revolutionary treatment for allergies to peanuts and other foods is going mainstream—but do the benefits outweigh th

Eating small but increasing doses of peanuts seems to protect children with peanut allergies, but the therapy comes with risks and unknowns

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Common Plants and Trees That Trigger Allergies

Find out more about which plants and trees might be producing pollen that is causing your itchy eyes and a runny nose.

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Asthma Assessment: Is It Time to Change Your Plan?

Take this assessment to find out if you’re doing all you can to keep your asthma under control.

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Slideshow: Allergy Myths and Facts

If you have allergies, should you move to the desert? Will honey help? WebMD looks at some popular allergy myths and sets the record straight.

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Signs of a Severe Allergic Reaction

Learn how to tell if you or someone near you is having a severe allergic reaction.

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Allergy 'vaccine' suppresses the allergic response to peanuts in mice

There may be hope on the horizon for food allergy sufferers in the United States -- at least, those that are mice. Scientists reported on Wednesday that they successfully tested a new allergy "vaccine" in mice with peanut allergies. A potential

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Seasonal Allergies Quiz: Plagued by Pollen and Hay Fever

Test your knowledge about casues and consequences of seasonal allergies and how you can find relief in this WebMD quiz.

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Surge in Pollen May Spur Many Cases of Dry Eye: MedlinePlus

High pollen levels in the spring are linked to dry eye, a new study suggests.

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     5 Signs Your Dog or Cat Has Allergies - Pet Insurance Blog – Pets Best Insurance

    Learn 5 signs your dog or cat is suffering from allergies. By veterinarian Dr. Eva Evans for Pets Best Pet Insurance.

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    View All - Worst Allergy Mistakes - Health.com

    View All: How to prevent and reduce allergy symptoms when pollen and outdoor allergens are making life miserable.