Category list : Allergy
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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.
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
Scientists have found a genetic defect in mice which leads to allergic inflammation similar to humans with eczema and related allergic diseases.
“Children with severe peanut allergies have been cured,” The Daily Telegraph reported. This was one of several newspaper articles reporting on a study of a treatment to make four allergic boys less sensitive to peanuts.
Assessing growth and referral guidelines, and a guide to common nutritional problems in young children, including growth faltering, iron deficiency anaemia, rickets, constipation, and food allergy
Half of adults in clinic had no food allergySubscription
Half of all adults referred to a specialist clinic with suspected food allergies were found to have no food allergy, according to research.
Rice can cause allergic reaction in babiesSubscription
Rice can trigger a severe allergic reaction in babies - contrary to the current view of it as a hypo-allergenic foodstuff, according to new research.
New allergy centre to pioneer servicesSubscription
North West strategic health authority has been chosen to pioneer new services for allergy sufferers.
Chemical and physical methods of reducing exposure to house dust mite allergens have not been recommended by a Cochrane review.