Allergies are characterized by inappropriate inflammatory responses to benign environmental antigens. Primary clinical approaches to allergic disease consist of symptom control or administration of soluble antigens to skew the immune response … Continue Reading Novel nanoparticle acts like Trojan horse to halt asthma in animal model.
The human body is inhabited by billions of symbiotic bacteria, carrying a diversity that is unique to each individual. The microbiota is involved in many mechanisms, including digestion, vitamin synthesis … Continue Reading It’s official- Researchers map the role of microbiota in the immune system.
Current asthma medications, which work by suppressing inflammatory signaling by immune cells or by dilating the airways, can stop working over time. Now, a new study from Boston Children’s Hospital, … Continue Reading Study successfully targets nerve endings to curb allergic asthma in animal model.
A new blood test promises to predict which people will have severe allergic reactions to foods according to a new study from Mount Sinai researchers. To detect food allergies, physicians … Continue Reading New immune-based blood test predicts severity of peanut and seafood allergies.
A three-character code brings relief to patients with psoriasis and sheds light on complex immunoregulation processes, IL-4, an abbreviation for the endogenous signaling molecule Interleukin 4. The substance’s ability to … Continue Reading Researchers harness the body’s own immune system to counteract psoriasis.
Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have linked a specific protein to the development of post-viral infection asthma, which is the first step in generating a novel type … Continue Reading Researchers identify protein responsible for post-viral asthma in young children.
Scientists from the CNRS, INSERM and Université de Limoges have demonstrated that the production of type E immunoglobulins (IgE)2 by B lymphocytes induces a loss in their mobility and the … Continue Reading Researchers map programmed cell death in immune cells to prevent allergy.
By studying the mode of action of the interleukin-33 protein, an alarmin for white blood cells, a team at the Institut de Pharmacologie et de Biologie Structurale has been able … Continue Reading New study reveals key step in allergic reactions.