Category list : Allergy
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Why are cases of allergic rhinitis increasing in the UK? What do you think?
“New jab could relieve your hay fever for weeks,” reports the Daily Mail.
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 38Research has shown that structured allergy training for primary care health professionals improves the quality of life of patients with perennial rhinitis.
VOL: 102, ISSUE: 20, PAGE NO: 41Allergy UK and the General Practice Airways Group (GPIAG) have launched a new awareness campaign to highlight the one- airway approach to managing asthma and allergic rhinitis (AR).
Treatment of allergic rhinitis and asthmaSubscription
Allergic rhinitis (AR) is an inflammatory disorder of the nasal mucosa, typified by symptoms of nasal itch, sneeze,…
'Treat egg allergy with egg protein'Subscription
Children allergic to eggs can be cured by giving them increasingly higher doses of egg protein, research has shown.
Many asthma patients are putting themselves at risk by relieving their symptoms instead of really taking control of their condition, a charity has warned.
Pollen breakdown and transmission in thunderstorms could trigger asthma attacks in patients with allergy, according to a leading respiratory expert.
The role of nurse-led care in allergy managementSubscription
VOL: 101, ISSUE: 31, PAGE NO: 26 Sue Cross, BSc, RN, NPDip, FAANP, is national project manager, WIPPs General Practice Nursing Project
The pathophysiology of allergic responsesSubscription
Allergic disease is estimated to affect around 15-20% of the population of the western world, with a two- to three-fold increase being seen in the past 20-30 years (Royal College of Physicians, 2003). It is a condition that has a huge impact on the lives of those who experience it (Bousquet et al, 2001).