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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Rural microbes could boost city dwellers' health

The greater prevalence of asthma, allergies and other chronic inflammatory disorders among people of lower socioeconomic status might be due in part to their reduced exposure to the microbes that thrive in rural environments, according to a new scientific paper.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Arizona

6 hrs ago | National Institutes of Health

NIH scientist to receive Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine

John J. O'Shea, M.D., scientific director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases , has been named the 2014 recipient of the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, conferred by the Feinstein Institute's peer-reviewed, open-access journal Molecular Medicine.

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Related Topix: National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Biology, Science, Genetics, Saint Lawrence University, Canton, NY

9 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

Beer could lower arthritis risk in women

Women who drink two to four beers a week have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has claimed.

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Rheumatology, Biology, Science, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Disease-causing IgE antibodies are regulated to avoid allergic responses

The immunoglobulin E antibody released by the immune system is a pivotal defense against gut parasites and toxins.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Allergy, Health

16 hrs ago | Newswise

Spring Cleaning: A Sneezing Nightmare for Allergy Sufferers

MAYWOOD, Ill. - The warm weather brings the urge to open the windows and start cleaning out the closets, but for allergy suffers the spring cleaning bug can be miserable.

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Related Topix: Allergy, Health, Maywood, IL, Weather, Biology, Science, Pollen

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Click Orlando

Indoor allergen that may surprise you

While many welcome the arrival of warmer temperatures with open arms, people with seasonal allergies and asthma may be bracing themselves with boxes of tissues and asthma medications this season.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Biology, Science, Cockroach

Business Wire

BCG and Autoimmunity Working Group Publishes First Book

Published by Elsevier under the Academic Press imprint, the book is the first comprehensive overview of research underway with the bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine and tumor necrosis factor induction in autoimmune conditions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Biology, Science

Athens Banner-Herald

Vaccine researcher Biao He named Davison Chair at UGA

Biao He, a renowned veterinary virologist and vaccine developer, has been appointed to the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

BioSpace

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Study Of Gut Microbes,...

Study Of Gut Microbes, Antibiotics: Clues To Improving Immunity In Premature Infants Mothers give a newborn baby a gift of germs-germs that help to kick-start the infant's immune system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Biology, Science, E. Coli, Health

Hispanic Business

WEDC, BioForward and University Research Park Name Wisconsin Company Scholarship Recipients

In a release, the association said that recipients will receive access to one-on-one partnering with internationally recognized companies in the bioscience industry and access to BIO's business partnering system, which provides access to more than 3,000 companies attending the convention.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Inventions

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Circulation

Innate Response Activator B Cells Aggravate Atherosclerosis by...

From the Center for Systems Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston ; Department of Internal Medicine VI, Infectious Diseases, Immunology Rheumatology, Pneumology, University Hospital of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria ; Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada ; Department of Medicine, University of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Healthcare Industry, Biology, Science, World News, Austria, UC San Diego, Germany

KRNV-TV Reno

Nevada scientists' rapid diagnostic tests could save lives across the globe

Imagine being sick and knowing the disease could kill you before you're even diagnosed.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Medical Daily

'Pollen Vortex' Causes US Tree Pollen Counts To Surge: How...

The polar vortex's swan song may prove even more annoying than its prime: Over the next few weeks, the severely hyped weather system is set to ruin everything one last time by blowing up the nation's pollination cycle.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Weather

Medical News Today

DNA looping damage tied to HPV cancer

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Ohio State University, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

GlobeNewswire

Oxford Immunotec receives 2014 Queen's Award for Enterprise

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC today announced that it has received a Queen's Award for Enterprise - the UK's highest accolade in business success.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Marlborough, MA

Medical News Today

Researchers make progress in understanding immune response in severe schistosomiasis

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Tufts University, Biology, Science, Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Newswise

Study of Gut Microbes, Antibiotics Offers Clues to Improving Immunity in Premature Babies

Philadelphia, April 20, 2014 - Mothers give a newborn baby a gift of germs-germs that help to kick-start the infant's immune system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Biology, Science, E. Coli, Health

Scientific Blogging

Cohort Study - Avoiding Foods Early Leads To More Allergies

A long-term study of a cohort of young people, 12,000 people now six years old, from Iceland to Greece, who have been tracked from birth and whose diets and allergies have been recorded, is evaluating maternal diet's impact on food allergy in later life is expected to uncover causes of allergy in children.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, New York

USA Today

Spring allergy relief: Here's what to try first

Sneezing, congestion, runny noses and itchy eyes. For people with seasonal nasal allergies - commonly known as hay fever - these symptoms are nothing new.

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Related Topix: El Dorado, AR, Nasacort, Triamcinolone Nasal (generic), Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Biology, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Sat Apr 19, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Soccer player allergic to her own sweat

The Daily Mail reports that 20-year-old Caitlin McComish from White House, Ohio, suffers from a severe condition called cholinergic urticarial, a hives disorder when the skin is exposed to sweat and heat.

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Related Topix: University of Toledo, Biology, Science

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