Category list : Allergy
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Every now and again a report comes out detailing how a group of patients are not receiving the care they need.
‘Echinacea remedy is not for children under 12’, BBC News reports, while the Daily Mail tells us that echinacea can ‘trigger allergies’ in kids.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is warning parents not to give herbal remedy echinacea to children under 12.
Hay fever sufferers have been forced to endure the longest hay fever season in more than two decades, scientists said.
Having access to the correct antidotes could mean the difference between life and death for poisoned patients, but researchers have found a “substantial variation” in the stocks of essential treatments in hospitals across Britain.
'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.
“Why a dog is a child’s best friend: they bring immune-boosting dirt and allergens into the home,” says The Daily Mail.
Anaphylactic shock injectors recalledSubscription
Healthcare professionals are being advised that an adrenaline injector used to treat anaphylactic shock has been recalled by its licence holder.
Preventing malaria in travellers: an overviewSubscription
Nurses play a key role in advising travellers on malaria risks, prevention and symptoms.
Why are cases of allergic rhinitis increasing in the UK? What do you think?