Allergies and the Immune System in the News

Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery

09/18/2014 - Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives

Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs

09/18/2014 - Warmer waters could increase the range of invasive fish species, study shows

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says

09/18/2014 - Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills

09/18/2014 - Hearing different languages early in life could help reduce bias, researchers say

Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC

09/18/2014 - Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts

09/18/2014 - Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds

Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

09/18/2014 - Task force created to craft a strategy to track, vanquish superbugs

Scientists Studying Sickle Cell Trait

09/18/2014 - Condition has killed 9 collegiate football players since 2000, researchers say

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers

09/18/2014 - The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report

09/18/2014 - Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says

09/18/2014 - Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find

09/18/2014 - You'll probably spend less time waiting at smaller or more rural hospitals

Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms

09/18/2014 - Imaging shows brain receptor linked to emotion also has ties to some trauma symptoms

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use

09/18/2014 - Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby

09/18/2014 - Give your body time to recover first

Health Tip: Why Proteins Are Essential

09/18/2014 - They're the body's building blocks

Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study

09/17/2014 - Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report

09/17/2014 - Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?

09/17/2014 - Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer

09/17/2014 - May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say