Category list : Allergy
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Why wait to treat full blown hayfever symptoms when you can now help extinguish the cause?
Clinicians should take special care when deciding whether to use new non-drug treatment for severe asthma because more research is needed into the practice, latest guidance state.
Multiple drug use linked to falls Subscription
People who take two or more prescription drugs could be twice as likely to fall over regardless of their age, research suggests.
A quarter of all severe asthma attacks may be prevented if patients stuck to their medication regime as prescribed, according to a US study.
NICE has recommended the use of Pharmalgen injections in guidance on how to treat anaphylactic reactions to bee and wasp venom.
Asthma drug omalizumab cuts treatment needsSubscription
Severe persistent allergic asthma sufferers treated with omalizumab have been shown to use far fewer NHS resources than those treated with other drugs.
New research has revealed high levels of carelessnesss when it comes to taking medicine, with many people putting their lives at risk.
A jab that “can repair damaged joints could benefit millions crippled by osteoarthritis”, reported the Daily Express.
Paul Watson is a school nurse by day but a superhero to his family.
Bee sting anaphylaxis guidance updatedSubscription
Vaccines protecting against anaphylaxis will be administered by NHS nurses to people who suffer severe reactions to bee and wasp stings under new guidance.