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publication date: Nov 20, 2014

Medical Stuff

 1. Looks promising, if expensive! 

http://allergicliving.com/2015/11/23/drug-xolair-significantly-cuts-down-reactions-in-milk-allergy-oit/

 

2. A really good summary

 http://acaai.org/allergies/types/skin-allergies

 

3. From Science Daily - Probiotic formula reverses cow's milk allergies by changing gut bacteria of infants. This could be exciting.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150922104647.htm

 

4. From Medical News Today - So much for breastfeeding helping with allergies?

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/301751.php

5. Allergy UK confirm flu vacine safe for egg allergic children

http://www.allergyuk.org/news/latest-news/post/214-is-the-flu-jab-safe-for-egg-allergy-sufferers

 

6. Solids at four months to prevent allergies - new advice.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3281074/Give-babies-solids-four-months-six-prevent-allergies-study-finds.html

 

7. An article about a new approach which stops the body from reacting with an excessive immune reaction.

New dawn perhaps?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150908094114.htm

 

8. AAAA2015 - exciting news about peanut allergies

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11430452/Feeding-peanuts-to-babies-protects-from-peanut-allergies-scientists-find.html

 

Useful Advice

 

1. Good advice from Allergy Uk for winter skin!

http://www.allergyuk.org/news/latest-news/post/169-millions-dreading-winter 

 

2. So difficult to get Asthma treatment right.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2929353/1m-asthma-cases-misdiagnosed-fear.html

 

3. Chemicals in Shampoo can be a real issue. Here's a really good summation and list of things to look for:

https://www.dandruffdeconstructed.com/contact-dermatitis/

 

Human Interest

1. Sad to see that so many of our experiences aren't unique - research shows 24 percent of population has no empathy for those with allergies.

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/04/23/allergy-awareness-week_n_7126030.html

 

2. More huge reactions to hair dye

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/11/24/shocking-photos-show-allergic-reaction-to-hair-dye_n_8638900.html

 

3. Vegan Pizza takeaways - options here:

http://blog.peta.org.uk/2014/09/6-delicious-vegan-takeaway-pizza-places/

 

4. Allergy Uk article on how supermarkets can help make it easier for us all

http://www.allergyuk.org/news/latest-news/post/219-supermarket-struggles-

 

Great Websites and Blogs

 

1. Alexa Baracaia - co founder of Allergyhour and great blogger

https://yesnobananas.wordpress.com/

 

2. Great site reviewing ingredients in shampoos and a search engine that you can use to find shampoo's without key allergens

https://www.dandruffdeconstructed.com/

 

3. Ruth from WhatAllergy  always has interesting things to say

http://whatallergy.com/

 

4. For all things gluten free don't miss Alex Gazzola blog http://foodallergyandintolerance.blogspot.co.uk/2015/11/schrodingers-oats.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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