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Note to People with Allergies: Pollen Peaks at Different Times
People with allergies know that the severity of their symptoms can change during the day, and based on new research, there may be a pattern to when allergies will be at their worst.
Antibody Decreased Asthma Response
Getting to the root of the cause of asthma may help develop more effective treatments. A new drug has targeted one of those possible causes.
How to Deal With a Bad Air Day
If you see smog, you can probably assume the air quality is bad, but what you might not see in the air can be just as dangerous to your health.
How to Cope with Spring Allergies
It can be tough to enjoy the outdoors in bloom if you can’t stop sneezing. Taking a few steps before you step out the door can help ease the effect of spring allergies.
New Treatment Approved for Ragweed Allergy
The FDA today approved Ragwitek, the first allergen extract administered under the tongue (sublingually) to treat short ragweed pollen induced allergic rhinitis (hay fever), with or without conjunctivitis (eye inflammation), in adults 18 years through 65 years of age.
Things to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet
American families keep a wide range of prescription and non-prescription items in their medicine cabinets, but what is really necessary?
Kids' Eczema Tied to Warts and Infection
The exact cause of childhood eczema is not known, but it may involve an issue with the immune system that increases the risk of other health problems.
FDA Approves New Rx for Grass Pollen-Induced Allergic Rhinitis
The FDA has approved a new medication for those with symptoms caused by grass pollen allergy.
New Rx Approved for Grass Pollen Allergies
Some allergy patients might be able to spend this spring a little more comfortable than usual. A new form of allergy medicine was recently approved in the US.
Eczema May Stick Around for Life
It's not uncommon for children to experience symptoms of eczema, a skin condition also called atopic dermatitis. It is less understood how long those symptoms last for individuals.