My watch list  


News Allergies

  • Allergy sufferers are more susceptible to stress and tend to suppress emotions

    Do allergic and non-allergic individuals differ in their response to acute stress and in how they handle emotions? A research team led by Lisa Maria Glenk from the interuniversity Messerli Research Institute (a joint institution of Vetmeduni Vienna, MedUni Vienna and the University of Vienna) invest more

  • Allergy risk: Metal particles from tattoo needles detected in the skin for the first time

    Micro and nanoparticles of metal from tattoo needles can be deposited in the skin and in lymph nodes. This is the result of researchers from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), together with an international team of partners. Tattoo needles are made of steel, so they also contain more

  • The lungs never forget

    According to a current study of the Medical University Vienna, specialised T memory lymphocytes in the lungs that react to inhaled allergens, cause attacks of allergic asthma. These T-helper 2-tissue resident memory cells, which are located in the lungs for a lifetime are known as Th2-TRMs, and are more

All news on allergies

Videos Allergies

‘Bad Guy’ Cells Unexpectedly Prove Vital for Stopping Deadly C. Difficile

They Cause Allergies and Asthma, But They Also May Save Your LifeResearchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified immune cells vital for protecting us from potentially fatal C. difficile infection. Surprisingly, those cells are often vilified for their role in causing ... more

White papers Allergies

Infographics Allergies

The Chemistry of Stinging Nettles

Doubtless the majority of people reading this will, at some point in their life, have had the unpleasant experience of being stung by stinging nettles. But what chemicals do stinging nettles contain that elicit this effect? Further to that, a commonly espoused remedy for the stings, in the UK at lea more

Publications Allergies

  • Viruses, Vol. 10, Pages 341: Role of T-Helper 9 Cells in Chronic Hepatitis C-Infected Patients

    Viruses, Vol. 10, Pages 341: Role of T-Helper 9 Cells in Chronic Hepatitis C-Infected Patients Viruses doi: 10.3390/v10070341 Authors: Mohamed E. Ali Omnia El-Badawy Noha A. Afifi Abeer Sharaf Eldin Elham Ahmed Hassan Hamada M. Halby Mohamed Ahmed El-Mokhtar Hepatitis C vi more

  • Fingers on the trigger

    Immunodeficiencies Hyper–immunoglobulin E syndromes (HIESs) are rare genetic immunodeficiency diseases characterized by bacterial infections, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, allergies, and skeletal abnormalities associated with impaired T helper 17 (TH17) cell immunity. Béziat et al. and Frey- more

  • The impact of a helminth-modified microbiome on host immunity

    Intestinal helminths have well-characterized modulatory effects on mammalian immune pathways. Ongoing helminth infection has been associated with both the suppression of allergies and an altered susceptibility to microbial infections. Enteric helminths share a niche with the intestinal microbiota, a more

All publications on allergies

Gluten allergies

Gluten allergies Gluten allergies are a group of allergies that have been connected to gluten sensitivity within human s. Globally, allergic diseases are growing in frequency, and among the allergens, wheat allergens have been identified as a ... more


This is where you can add this topic to your personal favourites

Your browser is not current. Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 does not support some functions on Chemie.DE