The Good News on Allergies: They Might Protect Against Cancer

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The Good News on Allergies: They Might Protect Against Cancer

Allergies areِ a pain, butِ a newِ study suggests thatِ they mayِ actuallyِ be helpful.
The immune systems ofِ people withِ contact allergies mayِ beِ primed toِ protect againstِ some forms ofِ cancer, including breast andِ non-melanoma skin cancer, according toِ a newِ study.
About one-third ofِ the study participants tested positive forِ atِ least oneِ contact allergy, withِ women moreِ likelyِ to test positive (41 percent) thanِ men (26 percent).