Category list : Allergy
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Blood test predicts newborn's allergy riskSubscription
A simple blood test can predict whether newborn babies are at risk of developing allergies when they are older, according to Australian researchers.
Allergies may worsen with climate changeSubscription
Climate change could make allergy season worse for sufferers, a study has found.
Even though allergy affects one third of the UK population, NHS allergy care is suboptimal. Treatment guidelines can help staff to make changes to their practice
GPs rate allergy services as poorSubscription
A survey of GPs has found that many are unimpressed with the quality of allergy services.
“Doctors in Cambridge believe they may soon have a cure for peanut allergies,” BBC News reported. It said the researchers believe a treatment could be available in two to three years.
'Life changing' peanut allergy treament trialledSubscription
British trials of a potential cure for peanut allergies have been announced.
A new NHS funded allergy clinic in North West London has proved to be a successful model for the care of people with allergic disease.
Thousands of children may have been wrongly diagnosed with peanut allergies after scientists developed a more accurate blood test to monitor reactions.
Poor asthma control is associated with self-reported rhinitis, smoking and low medication adherence.
The recent theory that children who come into contact with disease early on will be protected from infections and allergies in later life is a myth, research suggests.