A never-ending struggle: allergies through the seasons

A never-ending struggle: allergies through the seasons Sometimes it can feel as if allergies are a constant source of stress. Most people think of hay fever as the only seasonal allergy. But sometimes one season rolls into another and there’s... Read More...

University Risk for Students with Asthma

Every parent of a first-year student can relate to the nagging concern that their child isn’t taking care of their own health. It explains the food parcels, the multi vitamins posted special delivery and the strict instructions not to drink... Read More...

How accurate are skin prick tests?

How accurate are skin prick tests? There are two types of people in the world. Those who get things checked out immediately and those who take more of a wait-and-see approach. But for your health, the wait-and-see approach might not... Read More...

Urticaria Day 2019 – The psychological effects of urticaria

Urticaria Day 2019 - The psychological effects of urticaria October 1st marks the sixth annual Urticaria Day; a day to spread awareness about this surprisingly common condition. Most of us probably know the physical symptoms of urticaria - or hives... Read More...

Kicking allergy worries to the curb: How to stay in control

Kicking allergy worries to the curb: How to stay in control For anyone with an allergy, there comes a point when you feel like giving up. You’re sick and tired of allergies getting in the way of plans with friends,... Read More...

New study links antacid medicines to allergies

New study links antacid medicines to allergies Recently, research published in the journal Nature Communications has found an interesting link between prescription antacid medicines used to reduce stomach acid and the likelihood of needing a prescription of anti-allergy drugs in... Read More...

Three tips for dealing with allergies at work

Three tips for dealing with allergies at work With so many potential allergens out there, it’s not surprising that allergies are so common. To be precise, around 21 million adults in the UK have at least one allergy. While you... Read More...

Insect sting allergies: what’s the buzz about?

Insect sting allergies: what’s the buzz about? Whether it’s a wasp, hornet, or bee, or another pollinator a lot of us know what getting stung is like. But while normal reactions to getting stung are common, for a few people... Read More...

Food allergies in plain English: a guide for parents and carers

Food allergies in plain English: a guide for parents and carers If you’re new to the world of allergies, we know they can be confusing. If you’re caring for your first child with allergies, there are several important things to... Read More...

Why sleeping with a fan on can be dangerous for allergy sufferers

Why sleeping with a fan on can be dangerous for allergy sufferers It’s not often we get to bring out the fan, but when the temperature is reaching 30 degrees like it has this year, there’s no better excuse. For... Read More...

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