It’s all fun-gus and games: mould allergy Q&A

It’s all fun-gus and games: mould allergy Q&A Mould is a name given to a selection of different fungi. Think the furry green patterns that develop on food. It’s found in all sorts of environments, both outside and inside your... Read More...

How to keep children with allergies safe this Halloween

How to keep children with allergies safe this Halloween It’s easy to underestimate how life-changing allergies can be. Their impact can range from simple inconvenience to fatality. And as a parent nothing can be more worrying than an allergy condition... Read More...

Do you have a cat allergy? This new vaccine could get rid of your symptoms

Do you have a cat allergy? This new vaccine could get rid of your symptoms Pet allergies are common in the UK. It’s common in those who also have allergic asthma or hay fever. But new research is giving hope... Read More...

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...

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