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1 hr ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Got Hay Fever? New Tablets vs. Allergy Shots

April 24, 2014 -- As many as 4 in 10 Americans have sneezing, runny nose , and watery eyes due to allergies .


Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Entomology, Science, Biology, Agriculture

5 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Certain Foods Trigger Allergies

If your allergy symptoms are pretty bad right now, you may need to change what you eat.


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

10 hrs ago | R & D

Scientists find new point of attack on HIV for vaccine development

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute working with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative has discovered a new vulnerable site on the HIV virus.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Scripps Research Institute, Technical Services, Vaccinations, Biology, Science

12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Spring cleaning often a sneezing nightmare for allergy sufferers

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


Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Weather, Biology, Science, Rheumatology, Pollen

16 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

Pollen wreaks sneezy, wheezy havoc

This year's spring allergy season could be among the worst in an "allergy corridor" that includes Martinsville-Henry County, said a local ear, nose and throat doctor who is seeing patients affected by allergies.


Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Martinsville, VA, Henry County, VA, Richmond, VA, Biology, Science, Weather

20 hrs ago | Genes and Immunity

Intrinsic autoimmune capacities of hematopoietic cells from female New Zealand hybrid mice

Correspondence: Dr TN Jørgensen, Department of Immunology, Lerner Research Institute NE40, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Fox News

Bubble boy's mom speaks

It's been more than 30 years since David Vetter, better known as 'Bubble Boy,' passed away as a result of complications from severe combined immune deficiency .


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Biology, Science, Baylor College of Medicine, Lymphoma, Health

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Allergy, Health


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Inventions

Mon Apr 21, 2014


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)


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


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.


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.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Weather