Category list : Allergy
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A paediatric nurse involved in a pioneering scheme to recognise and treat allergies in young children as early as possible has won a prestigious national award.
A “much better way” is needed for “vulnerable old people to journey through the NHS”, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
Alert over tanning productsSubscription
People are being warned about the health dangers of unlicensed tanning injections and nasal sprays.
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.
New hayfever treatment launchedSubscription
A novel nasal spray formulation of fluticasone propionate and azelastine hydrochloride has been launched in the UK for relief of symptoms of moderate to severe seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis.
How does hay fever affect students taking exams?Subscription
Managing hay fever during the exam period.
Managing hay fever during the exam periodSubscription
Hay-fever symptoms tend to coincide with school and college examination periods and, if uncontrolled, can have a detrimental effect on students’ results
Caesarians 'raise allergies risk'Subscription
Caesarian birth greatly increases a baby’s chances of developing allergies, a study has found.
Call to drop gluten-free food prescriptions Subscription
Clinicians should stop prescribing foods for patients who are allergic to gluten because of the growing financial pressures on local health bodies, experts have recommended.
There is “no proof vitamin D stops colds,” BBC News has reported, as “scientists say they can find no convincing evidence to show that taking vitamin D supplements will fend off a cold”.