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The term allergy encompasses a wide range of conditions; it is not a disease in itself. In 1906 Clemens von Pirquet was the first to describe allergies as a changed or altered reaction of the immune system in response to exposure to foreign proteins. These days the term allergy – medically termed hypersensitivity, signifies an exaggerated reaction to foreign substances.
Genomic research can help combat COVID-19

Genomic research can help combat COVID-19

Bacteria that live in soil and on people have widespread antibiotic-destroying genes

Bacteria that live in soil and on people have widespread antibiotic-destroying genes

X-ray experiments reveal antibody to block entry of SARS-CoV-2

X-ray experiments reveal antibody to block entry of SARS-CoV-2

Cross-neutralization of SARS and COVID-19 coronaviruses by an antibody

Cross-neutralization of SARS and COVID-19 coronaviruses by an antibody

The Global Hunt To Block COVID-19

The Global Hunt To Block COVID-19

A New Plant-Based System For The Mass Production Of Allergens For Immunotherapy

A New Plant-Based System For The Mass Production Of Allergens For Immunotherapy

Novel mechanism allows the immune system to control autoimmunity, cancer

Novel mechanism allows the immune system to control autoimmunity, cancer

Blood Filter May Calm The Cytokine Storm Of COVID-19

Blood Filter May Calm The Cytokine Storm Of COVID-19

Nasal Biomarkers Predict Severity Of Pollen-Specific Allergy Symptoms

Nasal Biomarkers Predict Severity Of Pollen-Specific Allergy Symptoms

Antibodies From Llamas Could Help In Fight Against COVID-19

Antibodies From Llamas Could Help In Fight Against COVID-19

Gene Defects Linked To Eczema, Wheeze And Nasal Disease Among Babies

Gene Defects Linked To Eczema, Wheeze And Nasal Disease Among Babies

Researchers study the evolution of multidrug-resistant bacteria

Researchers study the evolution of multidrug-resistant bacteria

Research on rare molecule aims to improve treatments for cancer, HIV

Research on rare molecule aims to improve treatments for cancer, HIV

Helping to Relieve Allergy Sufferers

Helping to Relieve Allergy Sufferers

New Coronavirus Research Examines Immune Response

New Coronavirus Research Examines Immune Response

Drinking Green Tea May Help With Food Allergies

Drinking Green Tea May Help With Food Allergies

Cookie brands use banana powder to provide new taste experience for consumers

Cookie brands use banana powder to provide new taste experience for consumers

Epigenetic controls of T cells can help treat Type 1 diabetes

Epigenetic controls of T cells can help treat Type 1 diabetes

Structure of intact IgE revealed by electron microscopy

Structure of intact IgE revealed by electron microscopy