Allergies

New Peanut Allergy Treatment Shows Promise
New Peanut Allergy Treatment Shows Promise
January 31, 2015; 9:29 AM
Children with peanut allergies who tried a new treatment involving probiotics wound up being able to eat peanuts without suffering an allergic reaction, a new study from Australia says.
Anti-Flu Meds Are Especially Important This Flu Season, CDC Says
Anti-Flu Meds Are Especially Important This Flu Season, CDC Says
January 10, 2015; 9:24 AM
This year's flu season is severe. So far, at least 26 children in the United States have died of influenza, and thousands of elderly people have been hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Why This Year's Flu Season May Be Worse
Why This Year's Flu Season May Be Worse
December 06, 2014; 9:12 AM
This year's flu season may be more severe compared with some recent years, and the current flu shot may not protect people as well against the disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
15 Best and Worst Foods to Eat When You're Sick
15 Best and Worst Foods to Eat When You're Sick
November 25, 2014; 1:09 PM
Here are some of the best and worst foods you can eat when youÂ’re feeling under the weather.
Predicted 'Pollen Vortex' Didn't Happen After All
Predicted 'Pollen Vortex' Didn't Happen After All
November 12, 2014; 3:57 PM
The long, harsh winter at the start of 2014 led some experts to predict that the cold season's "polar vortex" would turn into a "pollen vortex" during the warmer parts of the year, with a massive pollen eruption and a brutal allergy season.
Study: Carbon Dioxide Directly Increases Allergy-Causing Pollen
Study: Carbon Dioxide Directly Increases Allergy-Causing Pollen
November 10, 2014; 9:19 AM
The annual surge of sneezing, watery eyes and runny noses for allergy sufferers is only poised to get worse as the climate changes, and new research shows that greenhouse gases have a direct effect on aggravating these problems.
Three Common Indoor Allergy Myths Busted
Three Common Indoor Allergy Myths Busted
November 08, 2014; 9:20 AM
This time of year everyone's attention is on allergies β€” most importantly, how to stop them in their tracks. I have patients each spring who complain about symptoms while indoors β€” even though there is no pollen exposure inside.
Climate Change, Pollen and Allergy Season
Climate Change, Pollen and Allergy Season
October 14, 2014; 10:41 AM
Rising temperatures and changes in precipitation can affect the growth and distribution of allergenic plants and pollen distribution worldwide.
Could UV Light Eliminate Peanut Allergies?
Could UV Light Eliminate Peanut Allergies?
October 06, 2014; 10:35 AM
Are you allergic to peanuts? The good news is that you may soon be able to eat them without problems.
Oral Allergy Syndrome: Six Ways to Avoid an Itchy, Tingling Mouth
Oral Allergy Syndrome: Six Ways to Avoid an Itchy, Tingling Mouth
September 20, 2014; 9:40 AM
It may seem surprising that some hay-fever sufferers get an itchy feeling in their mouths, throats and lips when they start to eat certain foods.
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