A new study examines whether vitamin D supplementation decreases the risk of childhood and adult-onset asthma, atopic dermatitis, or allergies.
Improved hygiene has largely eliminated infectious diseases from everyday life. There is, however, a downside to this progress: the number of allergies is growing steadily.
But no commercially available diagnostic tests to monitor this potential new health risk.
This article takes a look at fire ants and their bites, including information on symptoms, treatment, home remedies, and prevention.
In BMJ Case Reports, UK doctors warn that black henna tattoos should be avoided, especially during foreign travel, after treating a 10-year-old boy for an allergic reaction to a tattoo painted on...
After conducting epigenetic scanning on DNA samples, researchers have linked birth season epigenetic marks to allergic diseases. Babies born in autumn have increased risks.
People with vibratory urticaria now have an explanation for their condition, as scientists discover a gene that is specific to those affected.
People who have self-reported penicillin allergy may have a three times greater chance of suffering from chronic hives.
Many studies have been done on how effective certain pesticides are when they are applied to bed bugs.
There's a typical "career" for some allergic people, and it starts very early on the skin: babies develop atopic dermatitis, food allergies may follow, then comes asthma and later on hay fever.