As summer approaches, we ask: are allergies getting worse?

As summer approaches, we ask: are allergies getting worse? It’s getting hotter and we all know what that means - allergy season is upon us. As you try your best to keep your irritating symptoms at bay, you may have... Read More...

New labels from the Food Standards Agency could save lives

New labels from the Food Standards Agency could save lives The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has been tightening the rules and regulations on listing ingredients for a while. After a few preventable deaths, notably Natasha Ednan-Laperouse who died after eating... Read More...

Q&A: Four common questions about peanut allergies

Q&A: Four common questions about peanut allergies If you or any of your friends and family suffer from a peanut allergy, finding the right information is the best path to living safely. We’ve highlighted four frequently asked questions about peanut... Read More...

Alcohol allergy or alcohol intolerance – common symptoms explained

Alcohol allergy or alcohol intolerance - common symptoms explained Alcohol forms an important part of many cultures around the world and has long been hailed as the drink to unwind and celebrate. When used responsibly, it’s a great way to... Read More...

How not to approach your allergy

How not to approach your allergy Over 20% of the UK population are affected by one or more allergic disorders, and allergies remain extremely common in our daily lives. For those suffering from mild allergies, with symptoms that are minor... Read More...

Self-tan sensitivity: could you have a fake tan allergy?

Self-tan sensitivity: could you have a fake tan allergy? With summer rapidly approaching, most of us Brits who don’t see much of the sun in our own gardens are dreaming of a bronzed tan. A quick and easy way to... Read More...

Three simple things you can be doing to keep everyday allergies in check

Three simple things you can be doing to keep everyday allergies in check With many of us affected by allergies, having straightforward ways to keep them at bay is important. There are plenty of easy habits you can be doing... Read More...

Are food allergy concerns for our children exaggerated?

Are food allergy concerns for our children exaggerated? In 2006, child health experts Allan Colver, from the University of Newcastle, and Jonathan Hourihane, from University College York, went head to head to debate whether the dangers of food allergies in... Read More...

Your allergy FAQs answered

Your allergy FAQs answered To those of us who have dealt with allergies for a long time, it can seem strange when people ask us questions with answers we assume to be common knowledge. We forget about the 64 million... Read More...

Your sesame allergy in plain English

Your sesame allergy in plain English A sesame allergy can be a real nightmare for the thousands of people that have one. They see a lot of use in many foods, from burger buns to salads to a huge variety of... Read More...

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