Author: Loknath Das

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New, more accurate blood test developed for peanut allergies

British scientists have developed a much more reliable blood test for diagnosing peanut allergies, which leads the way for a better method of diagnosing them. Peanuts are the most common reason of fatal food-induced anaphylaxis, or severe allergic reaction, and allergy cases among children have risen sharply in …

Are You At Risk For This Common Travel Malady?

It’s been variously called Golfer’s Vasculitis, Disney Rash, Epcot Rash, Dollywood Rash, Hiker’s Rash and Exercise-Induced Vasculitis (EIV). Not only is there a paucity of research on the condition, there isn’t even universal agreement on its name. Years ago, medical researchers in Australia proposed sticking to one name, Golfer’s Vasculitis, to promote …