Category list : Allergy
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“‘Good bacteria’ key to stopping asthma,” says BBC News.
A woman from Kent has praised nurses at a minor injuries unit for their quick reactions after she was stung by a hornet and went into anaphylactic shock.
“Men with hay fever are more likely to have prostate cancer – but those with asthma are more likely to survive it,” the Daily Mirror reports.
“Is YOGURT the secret to easing hay fever? Probiotics can ‘relieve sneezing and itchy eyes’,” the Daily Mail reports.
Use of anti-embolism stockings and intermittent pneumatic compression is widespread but health professionals need assistance on aspects of these treatment options.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidance recommending omalizumab (Xolair) as an add-on treatment for severe chronic spontaneous episodes of hives.
The consumption of foodstuffs containing peanuts early in life can provide protection from developing allergies later, according to UK researchers.
“Dry-roasted peanuts ‘worst for allergies’,” the Mail Online reports.
UK researchers claim they may have discovered a new way to tackle life-threatening asthma exacerbations.
Dry roasted peanuts may be more likely to trigger allergic reactions than those that are “raw”, a study has shown.