Diagnosis Made Easier to Swallow
Current tests for diagnosing food allergies are costly, time-consuming, and can potentially cause severe reactions. To solve some of these problems, researchers have developed an online tool for diagnosing allergies.
A Sneeze from Less Vitamin D
A new study shows that children with low vitamin D levels may have a greater likelihood of developing allergies.
Sick and Abused
According to a study by Swedish researchers, children who are chronically ill are much more likely than healthy children to be victims of physical abuse.
Do Fruits Stop the Sneezing?
Antioxidants are believed to reduce airway inflammations. As such, it's not surprising that recent studies have shown that fruits and vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, may reduce allergy risks. However, new research puts into question such findings.
That Long and Dusty Road
Past research has shown that living close to busy roadways increases the risk of asthma in developed countries. Now, a new study shows that the same holds true Peru, a developing country.
New MS Research Nothing to Sneeze At
Histamines are chemicals that are usually responsible for causing allergic reactions. However, research shows they may also help treat multiple sclerosis.
Tomatoes Just Got Tastier
Tomatoes contain a nutrient that may prevent onset of vascular diseases, according to new research from Kyoto University.
Pass the Bread
A team of scientists in Italy have found a way to break down gluten in baked goods in order to make it nontoxic for people with celiac disease, or gluten allergy.
Rubber Rubbing You the Wrong Way?
A study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden finds that repeated exposure to certain rubber products can cause allergic skin reactions in people.
A Visual Map for Allergies
A team of scientists at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have created a computer network model that organizes human genes and helps to detect allergic sensitivity.