IMS Health, in collaboration with Ford Motor Company, has launched an enhanced Allergy Alert smartphone application accessible on the Ford SYNC in-car mobile device connectivity system, enabling drivers to obtain real-time, voice-activated information about local allergens to better manage their health condition. read more..
Child's Allergy Risk Higher If Same Sex Parent Has It
Researchers have discovered an interesting fact about the genetic basis of childhood allergic diseases: a child is more likely to have a particular allergy if his or her same-sex parent has it. So for example, a girl's chance of having asthma is higher if her mother has it, and a boy's is higher if his father has it... read more..