Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology News
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.
Human NK cells favor the destruction of diseased cells and minimize damage to bystanders by congregating their destructive granules before attack Dec 2, 2016 Scientists have discovered that congregating NK granules before releasing them onto the target cell minimizes the killing of healthy bystander cells.
Scientists find gene variants causing NK cell deficiency, solving 12 year-long mystery for a family Nov 28, 2016 An international team of scientists has solved a medical mystery that has made most of the children in a family susceptible to severe viral infections for more than 40 years.