Regular dietary peanut consumption after immunotherapy may extend allergy treatment benefits

Related video UNC School of Medicine researcher Edwin Kim, MD, MS, says the results of a multi-year observational study are encouraging for those suffering from peanut allergies Regular dietary peanut consumption after completing oral immunotherapy (OIT) or sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) for peanut allergy may provide continued protection against accidental exposures to the allergen, according to […]

Study finds new link between food allergies and multiple sclerosis

Related video Like many other medical conditions, the mechanism of multiple sclerosis remains an enigma–a puzzle composed of complex genetic and environmental factors. A key piece to this puzzle is the immune system, which is also responsible for regulating many other physiological (and pathological) phenomena–including allergies. Although previous studies investigating the association between MS and […]

How does alcohol affect allergies?

Related video Allergy symptoms that alcohol makes worse Allergy types that alcohol worsens How to tell if you are allergic to alcohol itself How common is alcohol allergy? Alcohol allergy vs. alcohol intolerance Tips to reduce negative reactions Summary Alcohol has links with many potential health problems. These range from heart and liver damage to […]

New fabric can harvest body heat to power small wearable microelectronics

Related video Many wearable biosensors, data transmitters and similar tech advances for personalized health monitoring have now been “creatively miniaturized,” says materials chemist Trisha Andrew at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, but they require a lot of energy, and power sources can be bulky and heavy. Now she and her Ph.D. student Linden Allison report […]