Tag: Allergies

Chemistry of Antihistamines, Nothing to Sneeze At

Chemistry of Antihistamines, Nothing to Sneeze At

March in North Carolina brings out one of the country’s greatest rivalries. No, I’m not talking about UNC vs Duke basketball. I’m talking about when the flowers start to bloom in the Tar Heel state, and pandemonium ensues. North Carolinians run to their local pharmacy…

Will dogs save us from allergies?

Will dogs save us from allergies?

Dog is man’s best friend. Man is dog’s…predictor for allergies? A recent study showed dogs with owners that suffer from allergies are more likely to suffer from allergies themselves. Researchers also found that dogs that live in urban environments are more likely to have allergies…

Is Better Hygiene Causing More Allergies?

Is Better Hygiene Causing More Allergies?

If you follow the sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’, you would probably remember how Howard gobbled peanuts to hide his friend from a surprise birthday party, even though he was allergic.  Though it was hilarious, allergies are a serious health issue! Allergies are a growing…