allergy

The companies will provide allergy diagnosis and testing services to clinicians, hospitals, and private laboratories in Southeast Asia.

The Early Gut

The gut microbiome appears to have a role in infants' later risk of developing allergies and asthma, a new study says.

The Food Allergy Science Initiative seeks to supply the basic scientific research needed to spur future development of diagnostics and therapeutics.

An autosomal dominant form of vibratory urticaria has been linked to a missense mutation in the ADGRE2 gene that appears to affect mast cell function and inflammation.

With the help of a newly generated gene regulatory network for T-cell differentiation, researchers identified transcription factors with ties to disease symptoms.

Researchers traced peanut allergy risk back to genetic and epigenetic factors in and around immune genes.

Using a genome-wide association study approach, investigators at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and elsewhere have uncovered four new risk loci for an inflammatory food allergy condition called eosinophilic esophagitis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - In Lancet Respiratory Medicine, an international team led by investigators at the Duke University Medical Center described findings from a prospective study looking at asthma-related information that can be

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – 23andMe today said it has received $573,000 in funding from the National Institutes of Health to support three projects using the Mountain View, Calif.-based company's web-based research platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Centre of Excellence for the Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF) has teamed up with the Allergy, Genes and Environment Network of Centres of Excellence (AllerGen NCE) to develop blood-based tests intended to be used in clinical trials of drugs for allergic diseases

Pages

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.