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Loratadine: the non-drowsy approach to relieving your allergy symptoms this Spring

Contrary to popular misconception, allergic rhinitis (hay fever) is not solely a physical condition. Though generally typified by the physical symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, itchy nose, nasal co.

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Is it a food allergy or a food intolerance?

Food allergy and food intolerance are commonly confused because the symptoms of food intolerance occasionally resemble the symptoms of food allergy. However there are important differences between the.

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Understanding the role of pollen in allergy and asthma

What is pollen? Pollen is a very fine powder that is produced and released by plants (trees, weeds, flowers, grasses) to fertilise other plants of the same species. Pollen is typically dispe.

The new link between vitamin D and food allergy

A topic of great discussion at this year’s 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, was identifying the drivers behind the current foo.

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THERE ARE NO SECOND CHANCES WITH ANAPHYLAXIS. IF IN DOUBT, DON’T RISK IT, GIVE THE ADRENALINE EPIPEN®

Anaphylaxis and the Adrenaline Auto-Injector Allergic reactions can be localised or generalised, and range in acuteness from mild to severe. It is not surprising .

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Understanding the role dust plays in allergy

Dust is everywhere, all of the time. It is found indoors and outdoors, within households, workplaces, schools, cars and public places. Dust can be made up of virtually anything and everything. Dust ca.

Rhinitis Medicamentosa – Rebound Nasal Congestion from Decongestant Nasal Spray Overuse

Rhinitis medicamentosa (also known as rebound or chemical rhinitis) is a non-allergic form of rhinitis characterised by nasal congestion in the absence of sneezing and runny nose. Rhinitis medicamento.

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The Right Way to Spray

Nasal inhalant sprays are commonly recommended for the management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis. Nasal sprays deliver medications directly into the nasal passages, where they have a localised .

NEW RESEARCH REVEALS AUSTRALIANS ARE DANGEROUSLY COMPLACENT ABOUT FOOD ALLERGY.

Despite Australia having one of the highest rates of food allergy in the world, and hospital admissions for severe allergic reactions doubling in the last decade, research has revealed Australians .