News tagged with journal of immunology

Living near busy roadways ups chances of allergic asthma

An international team of lung experts has new evidence from a study in shantytowns near Lima, Peru, that teens living immediately next to a busy roadway have increased risk of allergies and asthma. The odds can go up by ...

Jan 19, 2011
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Panel issues comprehensive US food allergy guidelines

An expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has issued comprehensive U.S. guidelines to assist health care professionals in diagnosing ...

Dec 06, 2010
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A new drug treatment to close the window on colon cancer

Cancer surgery wreaks havoc on a body's immune system and stress hormones exacerbate the problem. As a result, about half of those who undergo surgery for tumor removal experience a recurrence of cancer in the same region ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Cow's milk does a baby good

Many doctors suggest that whole cow's milk be avoided in the early months of an infant's feeding. Lactation specialists go even further, counseling "mother's milk only" until baby starts eating solid food. But new research ...

Jul 14, 2010
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Study: Getting patients to take their asthma meds

Armed with the right information, physicians can play a stronger role in ensuring asthma patients don't waver in taking drugs proven to prevent asthma attacks, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

Jun 15, 2010
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