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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

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

Seasonal allergies: Tips to keep pollen at bay

While there's no cure, there are many things you can do to reduce or prevent springtime allergies – from medication to good household habits.

Mar 28, 2017, 11:21 AM IST

Seasonal allergies may cause changes in the brain

Hay fever, also known as allergic rhinitis, is caused by an allergic response to outdoor or indoor allergens such as pollen, dust mites and leads to cold-like runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion, sneezing and sinus pressure.

Aug 09, 2016, 16:53 PM IST

Toxic nectar affects behaviour of insect pollinators

Natural toxins in nectar and pollen can poison insects and affect their memory, behaviour and reproductive success, researchers have found.

Dec 13, 2014, 11:21 AM IST

Off-the-charts pollen spreads allergy misery

Forecasters and allergists blame the unseasonably warm weather, and few cold snaps, for causing plants to bloom weeks early and release the allergy-causing particles.

Mar 22, 2012, 09:02 AM IST