Allergy News

Latest research news on allergies and allergy treatments. Learn the symptoms of a food allergy, how to treat dog allergies, cat allergies, mold allergies and other allergy problems.
Allergy News -- ScienceDaily
  1. Researchers have found a link between microorganisms living in the dust of children's beds and the children's own bacteria. The correlation suggests that microorganisms may reduce a child's risk of asthma and allergy
  2. Food allergies cost billions of dollars and cause enormous suffering for people. Researchers are trying to remove the source of food allergies altogether -- troublesome proteins made by our favorite crops.
  3. Children under age 2 who take antibiotics are at greater risk for childhood-onset asthma, respiratory allergies, eczema, celiac disease, obesity and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new article. While previous studies have looked at the association of antibiotics with single diseases, this is the first to look at the association across many diseases.
  4. An immunologist is recommending that individuals with contact dermatitis choose facial masks made without elastic or rubber that allow them to stay safe in the midst of COVID-19 while avoiding possible allergic reactions.
  5. A new study examines hospital data to determine if those with allergic conditions had more severe COVID-related disease than those without.
  6. A new study shows that nearly one in five parents of food-allergic kids are the target of bullying by a multitude of sources.
  7. Every day, ten Americans die from asthma. While quick-acting inhalers and medications can reduce inflammation during an asthma attack, people with asthma have few tools to prevent the next attack from coming. Now researchers have discovered that blocking two immune molecules at the same time is key to preventing asthma attacks in a mouse model.
  8. Maternal antibodies primed to react to specific allergens can cross the placenta, passing on transiently allergic reactions to offspring, according to new preclinical research. The finding hints at why infants exhibit allergies so early in life and suggests possible targets for intervention.

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