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How to have an allergy-friendly Thanksgiving - NOV 14, 2019
Thanksgiving can be a challenge for individuals with a food allergy. An allergy expert offers advice on how to accommodate food allergies so everyone can have a safe holiday season.
Fall fronts may bring mix of allergy triggers - OCT 16, 2019
The cooler temperatures may be sending you outdoors, but it could also be the cause of your seasonal allergies. An expert at the Baylor College of Medicine warns that storms that send in cold fronts can also stir allergens from the spring and summer.
Study highlights triggers of anaphylaxis in infants, children - JUN 12, 2019
A new study by clinical researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital offers insight on the primary triggers and management of childhood anaphylaxis.
Study shows new triggers of rare food allergy in infants - APR 10, 2019
A study led by the section of immunology, allergy and rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics researches an uncommon food allergy known as ‘food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome’ (FPIES) that occurs mostly in infants.
The best way to treat seasonal allergies this spring - MAR 25, 2019
Spring welcomes warm weather and sun, but it also is the height of allergy season. Dr. Sanjiv Sur explains the importance of managing seasonal allergy symptoms and the best methods to combat them this year.
Fungi cause brain infection and memory impairment in mice - JAN 4, 2019
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine has developed a mouse model to study the short-term consequences of fungal infection in the brain.
How to recognize an allergic reaction to artificial nails -JUL 17, 2018
A trip to the nail salon is meant to be a special experience, but it can turn negative when getting your nails done causes an allergic reaction or irritation that may even affect more than the skin around your fingers.
Asthma might be over diagnosed in children born with HIV -OCT 5, 2017
Researchers have reassessed the clinical diagnosis of asthma in children born with HIV and found that asthma seems to be overdiagnosed in these patients.
The difference between food allergy and food intolerance - SEP 26, 2017
Dr. Carla Davis explains the important differences between a food allergy and a food intolerance.
Hurricane Harvey's impact on allergy sufferers  - SEP 18, 2017
One of the most common post-Hurricane Harvey health issues that people are facing are worsening allergies, and there are numerous reasons for this, according to Dr. David Corry,
Don’t give mom something to sneeze about this Mother’s Day - MAY 8, 2017
If your mom suffers from allergies, be sure to select her Mother’s Day flowers carefully this year with these tips.
Knee cracking, popping could be early sign of osteoarthritis - MAY 4, 2017
A new study says cracking and popping sounds in the knee might be early predictors of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.
Don’t let springtime sinus infections bring you down - MAR 29, 2017
Warm weather and blooming flowers can mean sinus infections for allergy sufferers. Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Mas Takashima shares ways to manage symptoms and find relief.
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