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That Long and Dusty Road
Past research has shown that living close to busy roadways increases the risk of asthma in developed countries. Now, a new study shows that the same holds true Peru, a developing country.
New MS Research Nothing to Sneeze At
Histamines are chemicals that are usually responsible for causing allergic reactions. However, research shows they may also help treat multiple sclerosis.
Tomatoes Just Got Tastier
Tomatoes contain a nutrient that may prevent onset of vascular diseases, according to new research from Kyoto University.
Pass the Bread
A team of scientists in Italy have found a way to break down gluten in baked goods in order to make it nontoxic for people with celiac disease, or gluten allergy.
Rubber Rubbing You the Wrong Way?
A study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden finds that repeated exposure to certain rubber products can cause allergic skin reactions in people.
A Visual Map for Allergies
A team of scientists at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have created a computer network model that organizes human genes and helps to detect allergic sensitivity.
Barking Up the Right Tree
Pycnogenol (pic-noj-en-all), an antioxidant plant extract found in pine-tree bark, significantly improves symptoms of hay fever, according to a new study.
Winter Tips for the Indoor-Allergy Sufferer
Suffering from indoor allergies now that winter is keeping you indoors? Use these tips to make staying inside a pleasant and sneeze-free experience.