Allergies

High-fibre diet cuts preeclampsia risk during pregnancy

Simple recommendation to 'eat real food', mostly plants and not too much' might be the most effective primary prevention strategy for some of the most serious conditions of our time.

Jul 11, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Kids allergic to cow's milk may have lower weight, height

The study showed children who are allergic to cow's milk had lower mean weight and height when compared with kids who are allergic to peanuts and tree nuts. 

Mar 05, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

Parents of kids with food allergies aren't very careful: Survey

Over 70 percent of the kids had experienced food allergy reactions in the previous year, with almost 40 percent reporting at least three reactions, the survey found.

Feb 07, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

New ingestible antibody to prevent allergy, asthma

When exposed to external allergens, an allergic person produces high levels of IgE molecules. 

Jan 28, 2018, 18:43 PM IST

Folic acid consumption in pregnancy may elevate risk of allergies

The neural tube develops in the first month of pregnancy; medical professionals typically recommend women take a folic acid supplement during the first trimester of pregnancy.

Dec 23, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

Scientists make fundamental discovery on how to tackle allergies

Scientists made the discovery by studying how the immune system in mice fights off parasitic worms.

Nov 17, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Nine-year-old girl dies after eating pancake

As per reports, Nainika Tikoo was allergic to dairy products and asked her father to add blackberries to the pancake.

Oct 13, 2017, 11:19 AM IST

Allergic reaction to wasp sting gives UK man a heart attack, says report

The man was bitten by a yellow jacket wasp and began to complain of heaviness and pain in his left arm soon after.

Sep 25, 2017, 13:38 PM IST

No harm in exposing your toddlers to pets, germs – Know why

 Exposure to certain bacteria around the house – mainly those found in house dust – during infancy, was also associated with a reduced risk.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

Pollens one of the reasons behind asthma attacks: Study

The study, published in the Indian Journal of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, says not only vehicular pollution, but pollen in the atmosphere is also responsible for triggering respiratory allergy in more than 30 per cent of the population.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:12 PM IST

High sugar intake during pregnancy ups risk of asthma in kids

The study by researchers from the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), revealed a link between free sugars, such as those found in fizzy drinks and processed food, and the inflammatory disease.

Jul 06, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

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

Monsoon and your health: Keeping allergies, infections, indigestion at bay

Although the rainy season is nothing short of a blessing in disguise, providing the much needed relief from the scorching heat of the summer, monsoon showers can leave you with an infection, an allergy, or problems with digestion.

Jun 16, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

Children's allergies cause parents to worry, struggle to find means of relief

According to a report from the CS Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, dosing, labelling and a seemingly endless range of allergy medication options can make picking the right medicine a complicated task for some parents.

Apr 17, 2017, 21:19 PM IST

Pet keepers, rejoice! Your love for tamed animals can earn you good health

The University of Alberta study showed that babies from families with pets--70 per cent of which were dogs--showed higher levels of two types of microbes associated with lower risks of allergic disease and obesity.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

Here comes an easy way to battle asthma, allergies

Once ingested, the omega 3 fatty acids convert to special pro-resolving mediators that halt inflammation without suppressing the immune system

Feb 10, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

New drug to suppress asthma, allergies being developed

Nobel Prize-winning scientist and professor of Microbiology Barry Marshall from the University of Western Australia is developing a drug to counter asthma and allergies to foods such as peanuts and shellfish.

Nov 25, 2016, 09:55 AM IST

Breathing problems, asthma cases galore as Delhi suffers from worst smog in 17 years - Watch video

 Apart from respiratory issues, residents of Delhi/NCR have also been complaining about burning eyes the moment one steps out of the house.

Nov 07, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

Delhi smog: Respiratory issues along with cases of asthma and allergies on the rise

Apart from respiratory issues, residents of Delhi/NCR have also been complaining about burning eyes the moment one steps out of the house.

Nov 06, 2016, 11:39 AM IST

Consuming fish may keep off allergies in children

Woman who consume oily fish during pregnancy or breast-feeding may lessen the risk of their kids developing asthma, food allergies or hay fever.

Oct 31, 2016, 21:33 PM IST