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Immune System (INACTIVE)

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  • Allergies can strike at any stage in life

    Sneezing, itching nose, watery eyes — it's the common cold, right? Maybe not. While seasonal allergies or allergic rhinitis are typically associated with a younger crowd it is not unheard of for allergists to see older adults dealing with allergy...
  • Activists grill producers of modified corn

    Activists grill producers of modified corn
    As the Midwest crunches into sweet corn season, a new type will be appearing on grocery store shelves — even though shoppers have no way to recognize it. It's genetically modified sweet corn from the biotech giant Monsanto, engineered to resist a...
  • Pets good for kids' immune systems, researchers find

    Pets good for kids' immune systems, researchers find
    Terri and Joe Sparks were thrilled to learn they were expecting twins eight years ago but worried about exposing the future newborns to germs from their menagerie of dogs and cats. Terri's obstetrician, however, told the two pet lovers what a recent...
  • Whooping cough making a comeback in Md., U.S.

    Whooping cough making a comeback in Md., U.S.
    Public health officials are warning adults and adolescents to get booster shots in the wake of an unusually large number of cases of whooping cough this year around the nation and in Maryland. More than 20,000 cases of the respiratory disease were...
  • The middle of summer is prime time for a coccidiosis outbreak

    The middle of summer is prime time for a coccidiosis outbreak in both cattle and small ruminants. Coccidiosis is the disease caused by coccidia- a parasite that infects most mammals. Unlike worms, it is a single celled parasite. And unlike bacteria and...
  • One of every 100 U.S. whites has celiac disease

    One of every 100 U.S. whites has celiac disease
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One percent of non-Hispanic whites in the U.S. - close to two million Americans - have celiac disease, but most are not aware they suffer the gluten-intolerance problem, according to a new study. The results back up earlier...
  • Local researchers aim for universal flu vaccine

    Local researchers aim for universal flu vaccine
    LA JOLLA, Calif. - At one of the many laboratories at the Scripps Research Institute, one drop at a time, a researcher is carefully working to crystalize components of what could become the first universal flu vaccine. "What we're trying to do now is...
  • Genetically modified rice a good vitamin A source

    Genetically modified rice a good vitamin A source
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Genetically modified rice could be a good source of vitamin A for children in countries where deficiency in the vitamin is common, a new study suggests. The study tested so-called Golden Rice against both spinach and...
  • Food insecurity adds to health problems in HIV

    Food insecurity adds to health problems in HIV
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who don't have reliable access to nutritious food are more likely to end up in the hospital than those who regularly get enough to eat, a new study from San Francisco suggests....
  • Embracing vegetables

    Embracing vegetables
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on vegetables. Did you know there are more than 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables? While praised as a "good...
  • Tattoo removal still a long, slow process

    Tattoo removal still a long, slow process
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Certain types of tattoos — including those done with yellow or blue ink, or older and bigger tattoos — are harder to remove than others using traditional laser treatment, a new study suggests. But even smaller...