Allergy

Allergy to food might be linked to anxiety in children: Study

Allergy to food might be linked to anxiety in children: Study

Food allergies were not associated with symptoms of childhood depression or with symptoms of anxiety or depression among their caregivers.

Jun 30, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
This new gene therapy could help 'turn-off' asthma!

This new gene therapy could help 'turn-off' asthma!

The study showed that the single treatment may give life-long protection from asthma as well as those who have severe allergies to peanuts, bee venom, shell fish and other substances by de-sensitising the immune system to tolerate the protein.

Jun 05, 2017, 21:55 PM IST
Diagnostic tests for nut allergy may be 'unreliable', say scientists

Diagnostic tests for nut allergy may be 'unreliable', say scientists

At present, the most accurate way to diagnose a possible food allergy is an oral food challenge.

Mar 27, 2017, 23:20 PM IST
Asthma drugs may help prevent a deadly form of pneumonia, says study

Asthma drugs may help prevent a deadly form of pneumonia, says study

Researchers have found that two drugs used to treat asthma and allergies may help prevent a form of pneumoniacan which can kill up to 40 per cent of people who contract it.

Feb 23, 2017, 21:52 PM IST
Know how pollution affect your eyes!

Know how pollution affect your eyes!

Everyone use masks to protect themselves from polluted air. But do you know that pollution gives a harmfull effect on the eyes as well? Well, no one is aware of these nasty effects of air pollution.

Jan 28, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
Know the common causes of allergic sneezing!

Know the common causes of allergic sneezing!

We all know that allergy to nuts, sour foods and seafood are quite common and often leads to skin symptoms like rashes, redness of eyes and itching.

Jan 06, 2017, 00:19 AM IST

DMK chief Karunanidhi discharged from hospital after being treated for allergy related issues, dehydration

Karunanidhi was on Wednesday discharged from Kauvery hospital in Chennai.

Dec 07, 2016, 22:21 PM IST
Find out! Is your toddler allergic to peanuts?

Find out! Is your toddler allergic to peanuts?

Infants might be allergic to peanuts which make parents perplexed about when and how to introduce peanut-containing foods to them.

Nov 12, 2016, 23:24 PM IST
This immunotherapy technique can cure food allergies - Read

This immunotherapy technique can cure food allergies - Read

Researchers from Canada have come up with a new immunotherapy technique that is capable of curing food allergies.

Oct 30, 2016, 14:42 PM IST
New skin patch for peanut allergy found beneficial for children

New skin patch for peanut allergy found beneficial for children

The treatment, called epicutaneous immunotherapy or EPIT, was safe and well-tolerated, and nearly all participants used the skin patch daily as directed.

Oct 27, 2016, 16:58 PM IST

Eating eggs, peanuts early reduces risk of food allergies in babies

A new study has found that feeding eggs and peanuts early to children at a young age can reduce the risk of developing food allergy.

Sep 22, 2016, 00:49 AM IST

Neonates' gut microbiome influences risk of allergy, asthma

Gut microbes play a key role in processing dietary components such as fats, giving them a powerful influence over whether anti-inflammatory or pro-inflammatory molecules end up in the gut, the researchers said.

Sep 13, 2016, 15:53 PM IST