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New research in Lab on a Chip presents the development of a "personalized food allergen testing platform, termed iTube, running on a cellphone that images and automatically analyses colorimetric assays performed in test tubes toward sensitive and specific detection of allergens in food samples." Results of...
New research in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology examines "the association between exposure to environmental pesticides represented by dichlorophenols and allergic sensitization measured by allergen-specific serum IgE levels." The study found "sensitizations to 1 or more food allergens were more...
An outbreak in 2010 and a recent resurgence of pertussis, or whooping cough, have led scientists to investigate the efficacy of the diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine. The study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, looked specifically at the time between the last dose...