Microbes in homes may lower asthma risk in infants

Infants exposed to a diverse range of bacterial species in house dust during the first year of life are less likely to develop asthma in early childhood, says a new study.

Yoga, meditation may not help in curing asthma

A new study suggests that meditation and yoga can be of little help in improving asthma.

Temporary tattoos may trigger skin problems

Want a tattoo to impress your friends but worry about the pain of real ink? Do not fall for temporary tattoos as these may cause allergic reactions to skin.

Miley Cyrus delays US tour till August

Singer-actress Miley Cyrus, who has been hospitalised due to allergic reaction, has postponed her Bangerz tour in the US till August.

Cyrus will remain in hospital following allergy reaction

Miley Cyrus will remain hospitalised for a longer time following her extreme allergic reaction to an antibiotic, according to her representative.The 21-year-old will remain in hospital for an unspecified time, reportedly.

How to get relief from spring allergy

Researchers have said that easing your mind of stress might mean less allergy flare-ups in spring.

Common colds during pregnancy boost kids` asthma risk

A new study has revealed that the more common colds and viral infections a woman has during pregnancy, the higher the risk her baby will have asthma.

New breakthrough could help cure children of peanut allergy

Scientists believe that children, suffering from peanut allergy, can be cured of the problem by giving them small daily doses of peanut protein.

Low gut microbial diversity could up asthma risk in infants

Low gut microbial diversity in the intestines of infants could raise the risk for asthma development, a new research has suggested.

Use food items as shield against allergies

Allergies - respiratory like asthma and bronchitis, and skin related problems such as eczema and rash - generally worsen during winter. An expert suggests ways to improve immunity by eating vitamin rich food.

Pet pooches do protect kids against asthma and infection

A new study has revealed why children`s risk for developing allergies and asthma is reduced when they are exposed in early infancy to a dog in the household.

Meluha, The Fern gets India`s first Pure Room

India`s first Pure room ensures you sleep better, breathe fresher, and keep the allergies at bay by checking in to the Pure Room, discovers Yogesh Pawar

Women prone to allergies at higher risk of developing blood cancers

A team of scientists, looking into the interplay of the immune system and cancer, have found a link between history of airborne allergies, in particular to plants, grass and trees, with risk of blood cancers in women.

You can be allergic to a food, and eat it too!

It is well known that the best way to prevent a severe allergic reaction is to totally avoid the offending food, but according to a new study you may no longer have to avoid the food entirely.

Self-medication for allergy can be dangerous

Each individual on earth is allergic to something and it should not be ignored, but one should not do self-medication as the problem could further aggravate, experts said.

What allergy, asthma sufferers need to keep in mind this fall

Allergic reaction commonly called hay fever results in symptoms that include itchy eyes, nose and throat, sneezing, stuffy or runny nose, tearing or dark circles under the eyes.

Kerry Washington has food allergies

`Scandal` star Kerry Washington suffers from food allergies which compels her to carry an anti-allergy injection in her bag wherever she goes.

Kids with allergy, asthma at higher risk for ADHD

A new study has found that there is an increased risk of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in boys that have a history of allergy or asthma.

Genetic glitch potent player in many types of allergies

Scientists have discovered that a faulty genetic pathway could be responsible for a range of allergies.

People living close to equator likelier to have allergies, asthma

Living in locations closest to the equator can put people at increased risk of developing allergy and asthma due to higher UV-B rays exposure, according to a new study.