Eating yoghurt is one way of getting more
Lactobacillus acidophilus into your diet.
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Fermented foods, such as yoghurt and kefir, are great sources of this immune-boosting microbe.
Dairy cows are prone to getting udder infections.
Kenya’s smallholder farmers aren’t using antibiotics properly, some are of poor quality and some antibiotics are being found in milk.
These health issues are trigged by the allergens that normally reside in live Christmas trees.
People who usually suffer from allergies are most at risk.
Up to 20% of Australians admitted in hospital say they have a penicillin allergy. But not everyone who thinks they’re allergic to penicillin actually is.
Struggling with watery, itchy red eyes and a runny, congested nose? Here are your options for hay fever treatment.
The lessons pollen can teach us are not to be sneezed at.
Pollen can become preserved in sediment deposits over thousands, or even millions, of years.
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AI chatbots can make a major contribution but we need to consider people with allergies.
A number of environmental factors, including thunderstorms, are likely to be contributing to the current hay fever havoc.
Sublingual immunotherapy reduces hay fever symptoms by changing the immune system’s response to allergens.
Many people suffer with hay fever.
Research suggests there could be a link between hay fever and the microbiome. Exploring this connection paves the way for potential treatments.
Allergy season is here.
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Rising temperatures mean longer, earlier pollen seasons, but a bigger problem is what more carbon dioxide will do to the amount of pollen being released.
Our genetics, immune systems and conditions in the environment around us can all play a role in susceptibility to hay fever.
Asymptomatic sensitization may lead people to continue consuming food allergens, causing hidden neurological issues.
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Food allergies have been linked to behavioral and mood disorders, including depression, anxiety and ADHD.
Hay fever treatment options range from common over-the-counter products to specialist medicines.
Pollen can trigger thunderstorm asthma, even in those without diagnosed asthma.
It’s a long-term treatment – people having allergen immunotherapy typically notice improved symptoms after six to 12 months.
A third La Niña event in a row could bring dangerous conditions for people with allergies – but we’ll need better continuous monitoring to be sure what’s coming in the future.
With spring’s arrival, it’s important to know which plants might exacerbate hay fever. Surprisingly, it’s not native wattles you have to watch out for.
Evidence has shown that people with allergies and asthma are at lower risk of contracting COVID-19. Here’s why we think this might be.
The appearance of hives can vary with skin color.
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Hives are an allergic reaction and can sometimes be a sign of a more serious immune response.