Scratching the skin triggers a series of immune responses culminating in an increased number of activated mast cells -- immune...NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
New data suggests that oral immunotherapy offered as routine treatment in a hospital or clinic is safe for preschool-aged children...University of British Columbia
Unraveling why tick bites are suddenly causing a strange reaction in some people who eat meat could help scientists better...The New York Times By Moises Velasquez-Manoff
Over-the-counter pain reliever and fever reducer can be given safely to kids with mild asthma
Lifelong attention may be needed to prevent worsening lung function
Robert Charles Strunk, MD, a beloved and acclaimed pediatric allergist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died...