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Category list : Allergy

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  • Alert over tanning product

    Alert over tanning productsSubscription

    News30 August, 2013

    People are being warned about the health dangers of unlicensed tanning injections and nasal sprays.

  • Allergic rhinitis

    NHS Choices3 July, 2007

    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.

  • Students who have allergic rhinitis symptoms on an exam day are 40 per cent more likely to drop a grade in their GCSE exams than other students, but this rises to 70 per cent if they are taking sedating anti-histamines, according to UK research.

    Allergic rhinitis may affect exam resultsSubscription

    News13 June, 2010

    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.

  • Rhinitis affects sleep and daytime performance at school and work

    Allergic rhinitis: background, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment optionsSubscription

    Clinical3 August, 2009

    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

  • Children born in April and May group are three times more likely to be sensitive to milk

    Allergies 'linked to birth date'Subscription

    News21 October, 2010

    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 change

    Allergies may worsen with climate changeSubscription

    News23 May, 2010

    Climate change could make allergy season worse for sufferers, a study has found.

  • Woman injecting boy with an anaphylaxis autoinjector

    Allergy patients often ‘too scared’ to use injectorSubscription

    News29 September, 2016

    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 recalled

    Anaphylactic shock injectors recalledSubscription

    News24 May, 2012

    Healthcare professionals are being advised that an adrenaline injector used to treat anaphylactic shock has been recalled by its licence holder.

  • mother and child

    Antibiotics effective against acute otitis mediaSubscription

    News17 January, 2011

    A 10-day course of co-amoxiclav has been shown to reduce persistent symptoms of acute otitis media in young children, according to research.

  • Antibiotics 'link to eczema'

    Antibiotics 'linked to eczema' in young children, UK study findsSubscription

    News20 June, 2013

    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.

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