Category list : Allergy
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Alert over tanning productsSubscription
People are being warned about the health dangers of unlicensed tanning injections and nasal sprays.
Dave Burns, MSc, RGN, Cert Ed RNTSenior lecturer, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, and national training manager, Respiratory Education UK, Liverpool.Dave Burns outlines the aetiology, pathophysiology and management of allergic rhinitis.
Allergic rhinitis may affect exam resultsSubscription
Students who have allergic rhinitis symptoms on an exam day are 40% more likely to drop a grade in their GCSE exams than other students, but this rises to 70% if they are taking sedating anti-histamines, according to UK research.
Outlining the symptoms, diagnosis and various treatment options for patients with allergic rhinitis as well as its prevalence and significant co-morbidities. Download a print-friendly PDF file of this article here
Allergies 'linked to birth date'Subscription
A child’s chance of developing allergies could depend on the season in which they were conceived, according to a recent study.
Allergies may worsen with climate changeSubscription
Climate change could make allergy season worse for sufferers, a study has found.
Nurses should educate patients who are supposed to carry adrenaline auto-injectors due to their allergy risk “at every opportunity”, according to new guidance.
Anaphylactic shock injectors recalledSubscription
Healthcare professionals are being advised that an adrenaline injector used to treat anaphylactic shock has been recalled by its licence holder.
Antibiotics effective against acute otitis mediaSubscription
A 10-day course of co-amoxiclav has been shown to reduce persistent symptoms of acute otitis media in young children, according to research.
The use of antibiotics in the first 12 months of life may increase the chance of developing eczema by up to 40%, according to a new study.