News and practice for immunology nurse specialists
The consumption of foodstuffs containing peanuts early in life can provide protection from developing allergies later, according to UK researchers.
A large-scale Danish study has found that premature babies grow out of the asthma which they are more likely to develop in early life than other infants.
Latest research: immunology
Bloodborne viruses still pose a risk to health professionals, mainly through sharps-related injuries in the workplace. Increased awareness is needed to reduce this risk.
Influenza is highly contagious but myths about the flu vaccine may lead to nurses declining vaccination, putting them at risk of transmitting the virus to their patients
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When Jan’s Mum became unwell she was shocked not only by how little understanding medical professionals had of the disease, but how little they appeared to want to learn