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Innovative device to combat fungal, pollen allergy soon

The technology only requires air and electricity to operate, typically using ten times less power than a household light bulb.

Feb 12, 2018, 17:26 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

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

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

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!

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!

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?

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

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

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

Include these foods in your diet to fight allergies!

Eat food items that have anti-allergic properties in your daily diet to fight from allergies.

May 12, 2016, 19:42 PM IST

Season you were born in affects allergy risk

Winter. Spring. Summer. Fall. Which season were you born in? As it turns out, the season in which a child is born can determine whether or not they are more likely to suffer from an allergy in later life.

Mar 22, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

Holi special: How to prevent skin allergy!

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Mar 22, 2016, 11:34 AM IST

New `allergy-free` hip implant can help tackle arthritis

An "allergy-free" new hip implant has come to the rescue of the people living with arthritis, who might be allergic to traditional metal versions.

Feb 08, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

New therapy to quickly heal respiratory infections

A new therapy that helps in quick healing of colds, bronchitis and several forms of respiratory allergies was launched here on Saturday.

Jan 10, 2016, 00:19 AM IST

Air pollution: What it can do to your kid's health and steps to reduce risk!

Air pollutants when inhaled can have serious impact on human health, affecting lungs and the respiratory system as well as the heart.

Dec 09, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Naseeruddin Shah treated for allergy

 Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah was admitted to a hospital after he complained of allergy and breathing problems.

Sep 22, 2015, 15:37 PM IST