Category list : Allergy
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Food allergy in children and young people Subscription
A new NICE guideline offers the first evidence-based advice on diagnosing and assessing foodallergies in children
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The Guardian reported that “alternative tests for children’s food allergies – such as hair analysis or muscle weakness – must be avoided because there is little evidence they work.”
Parents warned against home child allergy testsSubscription
Buying high street tests to self-diagnose children with food allergies could lead to parents actually damaging their health, NICE has said.
Peanut reaction 'more common in boys'Subscription
Peanut allergies are more common among boys from wealthy backgrounds than those who live in poverty, researchers have claimed.
Restricted diet 'can treat ADHD'Subscription
Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder should be put on a restricted diet, researchers have claimed.
“Babies ‘need solid food as well as breast milk’ in first six months,” the Daily Mirror has reported.
“Swine flu could lead to a universal vaccine,” The Independent has reported.
NHS Direct saves the health service millions by reducing attendances at A&E and GP practices. We talk to Antonina Kimonge to find out what it takes to be the voice on the end of the line.
Antibiotics effective against acute otitis mediaSubscription
A 10-day course of co-amoxiclav has been shown to reduce persistent symptoms of acute otitis media in young children, according to research.