Allergy Shots Still Effective for Seniors

TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Allergy shots can still benefit seniors with allergies, a new study suggests.

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer

FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with respiratory allergies, asthma and the skin condition eczema may be less likely to develop glioma brain cancer, a new study suggests.

Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids?

MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dabbing infants delivered by cesarean section with their mothers' vaginal secretions restores some of the potentially helpful bacteria that newborns naturally pick up when they pass through the birth canal, a small study finds.

Parents Often Ill-Informed About Food-Allergy Emergencies

TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents of children with food allergies say doctors did not discuss emergency care for their youngsters, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Dining Out With Food Allergies

(HealthDay News) -- Restaurants aren't off-limits if you have a severe food allergy, but you should plan ahead to make sure you stay safe.

Health Tip: Considering a Humidifier?

(HealthDay News) -- Dry, cold winter air may lead you to consider running a humidifier. But if you have allergies, the device may not be the best choice.

Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Your Pet?

(HealthDay News) -- If you suspect you're allergic to your pet, be on the lookout for typical symptoms.

Health Tip: Struggling With Chronic Cough?

(HealthDay News) -- Chronic cough occurs when you've been coughing steadily for eight weeks or longer. It's not always a sign of a serious health problem, but it can be annoying nonetheless.

Health Tip: Recogize Signs of Mold Allergy

(HealthDay News) -- Mold is a common allergen that can grow indoors or outside. If you have a mold allergy, your immune system overreacts when you inhale mold spores.

Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study

TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that kids with asthma or allergies like hay fever may face as much as a doubling of their risk of high blood pressure and high cholesterol -- even if they aren't overweight.