Tag: T-cells

T-Cell

Scientists Discover Immune Cell Subtype in Mice That Drives Allergic Reactions

NIH-funded study suggests targeting cell may help prevent anaphylaxis in humans.
Bio Research

Aptamer Effectively Prevents Allergic Reactions in Mice

The newly discovered substance binds to a specific protein and blocks it.

New Gene Therapy Could Retrain Immune System to 'Forget' Allergy

The 'memory' of an allergen could be erased using patient's own stem cells and specific genes.

Common Additive May Be a Cause of Food Allergy

Could tert-butylhydroquinone (tBHQ) be responsible for the meteoric rise in food allergies? A researcher from the University of Michigan thinks so.

Immune Cells in Cord Blood May Predict Food Allergy

These findings may help predict which children are at risk for developing food allergy and provide another piece of the puzzle to developing a therapy or cure.