Many people think they’re allergic to cat hair, but that’s not entirely the case.
Hives are an allergic reaction and can sometimes be a sign of a more serious immune response.
Dining out can be risky and stressful for people with allergies, in part because many restaurant employees lack the training, skills and confidence to manage food allergies safely and effectively.
Two dermatologists explain the itchy and unpleasant allergic reaction this plant can cause in up to 90% of people who encounter it.
Scientists are building a pollen forecasting model using meteorology, botany, pollen count numbers and satellite imagery to help people plan ahead.
There’s no need for children with food allergies to miss out this Easter. Here’s how to include them in your celebrations and help keep them safe.
Reports of two UK health workers having allergic reactions after receiving Pfizer’s COVID vaccine have led to safety warnings for others at risk of anaphylaxis.
Evidence from a new study could help scientists develop drugs to neutralise the ‘allergic antibodies’ that cause anaphylaxis.
If your child has accidentally eaten something you thought they were allergic to, but doesn’t have a response, they may have grown out of their food allergy. Here’s the safest way to check.
Many people are taking glucosamine for their osteoarthritis. But do they really need to stop in light of new safety warnings?
Peanut allergens have multiple allergenic traits that set them apart from other nuts.
There are still some serious issues around food labelling that must be addressed and enforcement is one of them.
There’s a new therapy for treating peanut allergy that is showing promise in phase 3 trials.
Avoidance is not the only option for very young children with peanut allergies.
There has been a dramatic rise in life-threatening food allergies in the last few decades. Antibiotics, poor diet and C-sections have all been implicated. Now new evidence points to gut microbes.
New research shows a six-fold increase in sales of infant formula prescribed for babies with cows’ milk protein allergy in the UK, despite no evidence of an increase in the incidence of the allergy.
Don’t try this at home, kids.
Reports that a study found baby wipes to be a contributor to childhood allergies were plain wrong. The study didn’t test baby wipes, and was done in mice.
A trial of methylprednisolone in kidney patients was halted recently because of safety concerns. But this doesn’t affect people taking the drug for asthma, arthritis or other inflammatory conditions.
Food poisoning or allergies – which to go for.