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The Medical Minute: What Causes Seasonal Allergies and How to Find Relief

Welcoming spring this year, even after a long cold winter, has been bittersweet for the millions of allergy sufferers already experiencing itchy eyes, nasal congestion, sneezing and a runny nose.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Mum's diet mirrors child's food allergies

A long-term study 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: Allergy, Health, Biology, Science, New York

Mental Help Net

Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms

Researchers followed 179 people with hay fever for 12 weeks, and found that 39 percent of them had more than one flare-up.

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

Newswise

Benaroya Research Institute Evaluates Immunology Approach to Blocking Breast Cancer

Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason recently received a grant to research how blocking a particular molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both the growth of primary tumors and the number of lung metastases.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Health, Breast Cancer, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Lung Cancer

Science

[Editorial] Influenza and the Live Poultry Trade

George F. Gao is director of the CAS Key Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology at the Institute for Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing; vice president of the Beijing Institutes of Life Science, Beijing; president of the Chinese Society for Virology, Beijing; and deputy director general of the Chinese Center for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Researcher reviews influenza, bacterial superinfections in Nature Reviews Microbiology

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited to submit a review in the April issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology , one of the world's foremost scientific publications.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Health providers take different approaches to allergy treatment

Sneezing, stuffy or runny noses, teary eyes and itching in the nose, roof of the mouth, throat and eyes are signs of tree pollen in spring.

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Related Topix: Allergy, Health, Biology, Science

Freshnews

FDA Approves Merck's RAGWITEKa (Short Ragweed Pollen Allergen...

Merck , known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved RAGWITEK Tablet for Sublingual Use .

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Conjunctivitis, Health, Allergy, Biology, Science

MLive.com

University of Michigan president-elect Mark Schlissel appointed to medical school faculty

University of Michigan President-elect Mark Schlissel before Michigan's game against Michigan State, Sunday, February, 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: 9, Biology, Science, Microbiology, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University

Washington University in St. Louis

New center aims to use immune system to fight cancer, other diseases

A time-of-flight mass cytometer is the centerpiece of the new Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs, a center that helps scientists use the immune system to fight cancer and infection.

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Related Topix: Biology, Oncology, Health

Circulation

Macrophage Inflammatory Markers Are Associated With Subclinical...

From the Division of Inflammation Biology, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, CA ; Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, Department of Medicine , and Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health , and Department of Microbiology & Immunology , Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; Department of ... (more)

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), Biology, Science, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Health

Hispanic Business

25 Companies Receive Grants to Attend Biotech Convention

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: Biotech, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Inventions, Genetics

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Science Daily

DNA looping damage tied to HPV cancer, researcher discovers

Certain strains of human papillomavirus are known to cause about five percent of all cancer cases, yet all the mechanisms aren't completely understood.

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

Infection Control Today

Progress in Understanding Immune Response in Severe Schistosomiasis

Researchers at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts and Tufts University School of Medicine have uncovered a mechanism that may help explain the severe forms of schistosomiasis, or snail fever, which is caused by schistosome worms and is one of the most prevalent parasitic diseases in the world.

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Related Topix: Tufts University, Biology, Science

Mental Help Net

Your 'Healthy' Bacteria Are as Individual as You Are

When it comes to the communities of helpful bacteria living in and on people, "one-size-fits-all" is definitely not the rule, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

North Denver News

Great Lakes fish killed by lack of Vitamin B1

Great Lakes fish in the salmon family that rely on the fish "alewife" as part of their diet face a major obstacle in restoring naturally reproducing populations, according to new U.S. Geological Survey research published in the journal Fish and Shellfish Immunology .

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Related Topix: Supplement, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Biology

Newswise

Immune System Genes Activated by Estrogen May Hold Clues to Lupus Origin

Columbus, OH - It's a phenomenon scientists observe whether they look at mortality rates in the United States, where medical care is relatively good, or third world nations, where medical care is often scarce: women are less likely to die from infectious diseases than men.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lupus, Health, Columbus, OH, Infectious Diseases, Biology, Science, Rheumatology, University of Virginia

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available in the group of "Alphaherpesvirus immune and neuromodulation" at the Institute of Virology at Hannover Medical School .

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

SFGate

Expert advice on reducing the risk of food allergies

Dr. Massoud Mahmoudi is board certified in Internal Medecine and Allergy & Immunology.

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Related Topix: Allergy and Immunology, Medicine, Biology, Science, Allergy, Health, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Pollen, Science / Technology

SFGate

Jim Allison confronts cancer, critics with immunotherapy

Sharon Belvin , whose melanoma went into remission after she underwent immunotherapy, warms up with Jamie Connelly before leading a weight-lifting session in Muncy, Pa.

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Related Topix: Texas, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Biology, Science, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Oncology, Medicine

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