Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology News

Avoid face irritation, acne while wearing masksApr 30, 2020
Wearing a non-medical grade face mask is an important way to keep COVID-19 from spreading, but the mask can cause skin irritation and acne breakouts, according to dermatologist Dr. Rajani Katta.
Allergies versus COVID-19Mar 20, 2020
As allergy season overlaps with the COVID-19 outbreak, allergist Dr. Sanjiv Sur has advice on how to  determine if you are getting sick or just experiencing seasonal allergies.
Don’t get lassoed by allergies and germs this rodeo seasonFeb 24, 2020
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine have tips to help folks stay healthy and enjoy their favorite rodeo activities.
Spread love, not allergies, this Valentine’s DayFeb 6, 2020
As your search begins for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, remember that some of the most popular gifts can cause allergic reactions.
How to have an allergy-friendly ThanksgivingNov 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 triggersOct 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, childrenJun 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 infantsApr 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 springMar 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 miceJan 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.