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Thursday | The Star Online

Nuts over allergy

Each morning at 7.30am, Michael Lee's mother, Geena, measures out exactly 6 grams of peanuts to give to her son.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids

Thursday | The Star Online

Allergy awareness takes centrestage

Dr Amir Hamzah Datuk Abdul Latiff: 'If both parents have an allergic condition, their child may have a 50-80% risk of having an allergic condition .'

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Related Topix: Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science, Malaysia,

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Observer

JCC student presents at immunology conference

Maria V. Sena, a May 2014 graduate of Jamestown Community College, presented breast cancer chemotherapy research at the Immunology 2014 conference held during the American Association of Immunologists annual meeting recently.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Science, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Tue Jul 08, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Allergic to Exercise? Duluth woman shares her story

Every time 40-year-old Elaine Holmberg would exercise, she said her scalp would tingle and her nose would start itching and running.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, Medicine

Fox News

Wet wraps to treat eczema?

A study conducted by experts at National Jewish Health in Denver shows wet wrap therapy vastly improves symptoms of eczema and atopic dermatitis in children.

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Related Topix: Eczema, Medicine, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science

Medical News Today

Leading immunologists call for equity for patients with jack jumper ant allergies in Australia

Leading immunologists have called on the Federal Government to consider funding for venom immunotherapy to protect people who are highly allergic to ant stings.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Medicine, Entomology, Science, Apiculture, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

Unanue receives lifetime achievement award

Emil Unanue, MD, the Paul and Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Immunologists.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Health

Fox News

Experimental asthma drug hits a new target

An experimental drug that could help people with asthma or allergies works in a new way, by blocking the production of an inflammatory protein, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Genentech, Startups

Fri Jul 04, 2014

CBC News

Why your allergies are worse this year and how to soothe them

The cool, wet weather of spring delayed the tree pollen season, but made the grass grow even faster - aggravating allergy sufferers.

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Related Topix: Weather, Medicine, Allergy, Health, Canada

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

2014 JCC Grad Presents Research During AAI's Annual Meeting

Maria V. Sena, a May 2014 graduate of Jamestown Community College, presented breast cancer chemotherapy research at the Immunology 2014 conference held during the American Association of Immunologists' annual meeting recently.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science

Wed Jul 02, 2014

CBS Local

Pollen Vortex To Blame For Rise In Allergies

South Floridians may have snickered poolside during last winter's polar vortex-but no one seems to be gloating now.

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Related Topix: Florida, Medicine, Allergy, Health, Sneezing

Live Science

Experimental Asthma Drug Hits a New Target

An experimental drug that could help people with asthma or allergies works in a new way, by blocking the production of an inflammatory protein, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Genentech, Startups

Tue Jul 01, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Unsuspected aspect of immune regulation revealed

This image depicts B cells and regulatory T cells in the thymus. Credit: Garvan Institute of Medical Research Until now, the immune cells known as 'B cells' have been thought to specialise only in the production of antibodies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Science Daily

Progress in fight against tuberculosis

Leading immunologists express confidence that clear advances in the fight against tuberculosis are within reach.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Infectious Diseases, World News, Germany, Immunology, Biology, Science

Newswise

Midwest Battles Highest Mold Count For 2014 Season

Newswise - At 45,000, the Gottlieb Allergy Count for mold spores is very close to the 50,000 threshold signaling a dangerous air quality alert.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Jun 27, 2014

CBS Local

Doctors Say Snow-Like Cottonwood Seeds Not To Blame For Allergies

But even though many associate this "fluff" with sneezing,runny noses and itchy eyes - allergists say cottonwood is not to blame.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science

CBS Local

Breathing Easier? Satellites Show The Air Down Here On Earth Is Cleaner Than It Used To Be

"The past 10 to 15 years, air quality over the continental U.S., including Baltimore, has improved dramatically," said Dr. Russ Dickerson, NASA Air Quality Sciences.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Medicine

Thu Jun 26, 2014

NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

Mercy Medical Group Working to Solve Food Allergy Worries

For years, kids with food allergies were told the only option was to keep their child away from the food.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science

EurekAlert!

Peanuts don't panic parents as much as milk and eggs

It's tough being the parent of a child with food allergies. Constant vigilance is needed for everything your child eats, when a single food item containing a hidden ingredient can be fatal.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Science, Medicine

Wed Jun 25, 2014

EurekAlert!

New treatment option in development for individuals with food allergy

Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal published in online with Open Access options and in print.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Science, Medicine, New Rochelle, NY, Italy, World News, Nova Southeastern University, Stony Brook, NY

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