Allergy – Mechanism, Symptoms, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, Animation

Allergy – Mechanism, Symptoms, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, Animation

Allergy refers to abnormal reactions of the immune system to otherwise harmless substances. Normally, the immune system raises immune response to protect the body from foreign invaders, such as bacteria or viruses, but does not react to non-infectious environmental antigens. In people with allergies, however, the immune system also reacts to these substances, producing allergic…

Boy, 7, allergic to winter breaks out in rash and violently vomits when cold – The News

Boy, 7, allergic to winter breaks out in rash and violently vomits when cold – The News

 A seven-year-old boy who is allergic to winter breaks out in a rash and violently vomits during the cold months  Tommy Leitch is so severely allergic to the cold that last winter he was hospitalised every month  His mum, Abigail McDonald, 26, explains that she can’t even wrap the schoolboy up in multiple layers to…

Kiwifruit for the Common Cold

Kiwifruit for the Common Cold

it is well known that deficiencies in certain vitamins and minerals can lead to significant impairment of immune function and an increased susceptibility to infection which can be reversed by supplementation in deficient individuals however it is unclear to what extent supplementation may aid in maintaining an optimal balance within the immune system in adequately…