Hypersensitivity is an exaggerated response by the immune system to a drug or other substance.
Micronutrient deficits can increase inflammation and make the immune system more susceptible to allergens. Iron deficiency indicates danger to immune cells and causes an excessive immunological response.
One epigenetic factor as well as one organic anion transporter (OAT1), whose function in the nervous system was hitherto unknown, contribute to the development of chronic pain.
Chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis (CHP) is a long-term lung condition where the interstitial tissue surrounding the alveoli (air sacs) of the lungs becomes inflamed and develops "fibrosis", or scar tissue.
For more than three decades, food allergies have been rising drastically across the developed world.
Scientists have reported the first strong evidence of the role of HLA-B, a crucial histocompatibility complex gene, in penicillin allergy.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the most lethal drug-resistant bacteria and is also one of the most common bacterial pathogens.
Over the past few months, a number of drugs have been under investigation to treat COVID-19 without well-established safety or data to support these claims.
Eating black raspberries might reduce inflammation associated with skin allergies, a new study indicates.