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A novel gene associated with an increased risk of developing severe childhood asthma has been identified, say researchers.
There have been several studies suggesting that when exposed to a dog regularly in early infancy, children's risk for developing allergies and asthma decreases. And now, researchers point to changes in gut microbes as the mechanism behind this safeguard.The researchers, from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) and the University of Michigan, published the results of their mouse ...
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified a protein complex that is essential for jump-starting the immune response during the critical first 24 hours of an infection. The research appears in the current issue of the scientific journal Immunity.
Poland's entry into the EU may have had the surprising consequence of increasing allergies in rural villages, according to a new study. Surveys show that the prevalence of atopy, a predisposition towards allergic reactions, jumped from seven per cent to 20 per cent in villages in southwest Poland between 2003 and 2012.
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Children’s risk for developing allergies and asthma is reduced when they are exposed to a domestic dog and researchers have now discovered a reason why.