The hygiene hypothesis: Is our obsession with cleaning making us sick?
June 10, 2014, 11:40 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Research links allergies and asthma to one of the trappings of modern living.
Yoga doesn't ease asthma symptoms, study finds
June 10, 2014, 11:25 a.m. by Jillian Rose Lim, LiveScience
Yoga didn't influence the number of asthma attacks any more than regular breathing exercises or even no breathing exercises at all did.
9 myths about seasonal allergies
May 23, 2014, 10:24 a.m. by Cari Nierenberg, LiveScience
Allergies can be unpredictable, which can explain why there are so many falsehoods about how we develop them and how we can treat them.
What are the risks of temporary tattoos?
May 16, 2014, 9:35 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
While temporary tattoos aren't Food and Drug Administration, the dyes added to them are regulated. Officials are asking people to report allergic reactions.
Allergy shot or allergy pill? FDA approves new option
April 3, 2014, 11:24 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
The new pill, available in May, could replace shots for a number of allergy sufferers.
How to survive pollen season (without locking yourself inside the house)
March 25, 2014, 1:59 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
Do seasonal allergies make you feel cooped up and crazy? Pollen-proof your life with these 20 tips.
Man has allergic reaction to tattoo...20 years after he got it
February 20, 2014, 11:40 a.m. by Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The original inking likely introduced bacteria that the man's immune system managed to keep at bay until chemotherapy compromised it.
Peanut allergy study yields promising results for a cure
January 30, 2014, 6:54 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
After six months, a whopping majority of the previously-allergic participants could eat the equivalent of five peanuts every day.
Climate change may worsen mold allergies
December 11, 2013, 10:08 a.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Extra carbon dioxide in the atmosphere induces changes in a certain bacteria's respiration and growth processes, producing more allergenic proteins.