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#Allergies

UK regulators warn people with history of serious allergic reactions not to have Pfizer/BioNTech jab
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# Vaccine

UK regulators warn people with history of serious allergic reactions not to have Pfizer/BioNTech jab

Dec 9th 2020, 12:36 PM 26,357 Views 55 Comments

Two people who had the jab yesterday had allergic reactions.

Irish researchers begin new study on whether lockdown has led to more allergies
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# Study

Irish researchers begin new study on whether lockdown has led to more allergies

Aug 17th 2020, 7:16 AM 23,014 Views 29 Comments

The research project will involve 1,000 babies born in Ireland at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap
# Food Allergies
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# Food Allergies

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap

Jul 25th 2018, 5:57 PM 43,557 Views 41 Comments

Maleek Lawal had known allergies to fish, milk (which the wrap contained) and eggs.

Almost half of people with food allergies develop them in adulthood - US study
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# Misconception

Almost half of people with food allergies develop them in adulthood - US study

Oct 28th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,794 Views 18 Comments

Shellfish and peanut allergies were the most common among US adults.

Trinity scientists believe they have made a breakthrough in treating asthma and eczema
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# Significant Breakthrough

Trinity scientists believe they have made a breakthrough in treating asthma and eczema

Aug 1st 2017, 9:50 PM 51,068 Views 38 Comments

Scientists believe their breakthrough could help create new drugs to treat allergic conditions.

All batches of this chicken powder are being recalled over improper labeling
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All batches of this chicken powder are being recalled over improper labeling

Jun 14th 2017, 1:13 PM 10,702 Views 28 Comments

The powder contains lactose, but is not labelled as such.

Children who grow up on farms less likely to suffer with allergies
# Breathe Easier
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# Breathe Easier

Children who grow up on farms less likely to suffer with allergies

Sep 27th 2016, 4:06 PM 7,661 Views 7 Comments

A new study also found that women who lived on farms in early childhood are more likely to have better lung function.

Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed
# Fighting Allergies
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# Fighting Allergies

Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed

Mar 9th 2016, 6:03 AM 27,255 Views 47 Comments

Scientists say there is no consistent evidence certain formulas prevent allergies or autoimmune conditions.

This Dunnes Stores product could be a potential food safety hazard
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# Check The Presses

This Dunnes Stores product could be a potential food safety hazard

Nov 11th 2015, 8:25 PM 32,951 Views 12 Comments

The FSAI has issued a warning about a batch of vegetable samosas.

Nutella and curries are off the menu for me. If I have one nut I could die
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# Opinion

Nutella and curries are off the menu for me. If I have one nut I could die

Oct 16th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,332 Views 62 Comments

Health Minister Leo Varadkar announced new laws for the use of EpiPens, something which should have happened a long time ago, writes Aoibheann Diver.

After years of troubled skin I wanted to get rid of my spots, but I was duped
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# Opinion

After years of troubled skin I wanted to get rid of my spots, but I was duped

Sep 17th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,835 Views 34 Comments

As Dara O Briain once said, scientists have tested ‘natural remedies’ and if they worked they became medicine, the rest is just a nice bowl of soup and some pot-pourri, writes Fiachra Duffy.

Don't want your kids to have nut allergies? Feed them peanuts, apparently
# That's Nuts
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# That's Nuts

Don't want your kids to have nut allergies? Feed them peanuts, apparently

Feb 24th 2015, 2:30 PM 11,769 Views 26 Comments

Yes, we know.

These emergency drugs may be more easily available after death of 14-year-old girl
# EpiPens
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# EpiPens

These emergency drugs may be more easily available after death of 14-year-old girl

Feb 20th 2015, 1:50 PM 19,837 Views 38 Comments

The government wants your opinion…

Aldi fajita dinner recalled over undeclared nuts
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# Allergies

Aldi fajita dinner recalled over undeclared nuts

Feb 14th 2015, 2:34 PM 13,052 Views 29 Comments

The almond protein wasn’t mentioned on the packaging.

Allergic to shellfish, eggs or gluten? Good news
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# Don't Be Shellfish

Allergic to shellfish, eggs or gluten? Good news

Dec 13th 2014, 2:23 PM 12,347 Views 21 Comments

Restaurants now have to tell you what’s in their food.

Have food allergies? Life's going to get a little easier for you next month
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# Eat Up

Have food allergies? Life's going to get a little easier for you next month

Nov 3rd 2014, 10:46 AM 14,637 Views 19 Comments

New labelling laws covering loose food will be introduced next month.

Opinion: You can make Halloween less scary for children with food allergies
# Trick Or Treat
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# Trick Or Treat

Opinion: You can make Halloween less scary for children with food allergies

Oct 29th 2014, 1:07 PM 51 Views 14 Comments

For kids with food allergies, trick-or-treating has been something to avoid – but that could change with a new idea that’s gaining popularity.

Got a nut allergy and due to fly? Here's what you can do
# Don't Go Nuts
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# Don't Go Nuts

Got a nut allergy and due to fly? Here's what you can do

Aug 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 21,829 Views 48 Comments

One family is faced with not bringing their child to meet his grandparents because of his allergies.

Opinion: Hold the gluten please! Why we all need to understand coeliac disease
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# Gluten-free

Opinion: Hold the gluten please! Why we all need to understand coeliac disease

May 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 548 Views 58 Comments

The demand for gluten-free foods is ever-increasing and many are wondering what the gluten-free craze is about. Dr Edel Keaveney fills us in …

Could building up immunity be the key to fighting peanut allergy?
# Nuts
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# Nuts

Could building up immunity be the key to fighting peanut allergy?

Jan 30th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,906 Views 7 Comments

An academic trial which treated allergic children with peanut protein over the course of six months yielded some positive results.

Appeal for Irish to take part in global food allergy study
# Anaphylaxis
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# Anaphylaxis

Appeal for Irish to take part in global food allergy study

Apr 22nd 2013, 3:00 PM 8,809 Views 6 Comments

Data is being compiled to shed light on how allergies develop from infancy and to track their occurence in a community.

6 people who are NOT happy about spring
# Hayfever
# Hayfever

6 people who are NOT happy about spring

Apr 17th 2013, 4:33 PM 4,100 Views 1 Comment

Hello allergies my old friend.

Babies born by Caesarian more susceptible to developing allergies
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# Caesarian

Babies born by Caesarian more susceptible to developing allergies

Feb 25th 2013, 5:45 PM 9,272 Views 55 Comments

Researchers said they believe exposure to bacteria in the birth canal is a major influencer on a baby’s immune system.

Infant antibiotic use may have implications for allergies, asthma and obesity - study
# Bacteria
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# Bacteria

Infant antibiotic use may have implications for allergies, asthma and obesity - study

Jan 2nd 2013, 12:27 PM 7,404 Views 35 Comments

A new Irish study has shown that antibiotic use can reduce the number of bacteria in the intestines of children.

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying
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# Bullying

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying

Dec 24th 2012, 3:55 PM 5,095 Views 11 Comments

The authors of a new study have said parents and doctors should routinely ask children with food allergies about bullying.

Fire, unemployment and the National Children's Hospital: The week in numbers
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# Prime Numbers

Fire, unemployment and the National Children's Hospital: The week in numbers

Nov 3rd 2012, 7:30 PM 6,843 Views 7 Comments

How old is the Phoenix Park? And how many TDs could face sanction for failing to declare pay-offs?

Organisations honoured for putting food safety first
# Food Safety
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# Food Safety

Organisations honoured for putting food safety first

Nov 2nd 2012, 4:09 PM 5,464 Views 2 Comments

The awards were presented today as part of a conference which focused on the dangers associated with food allergies and cross contamination.

Very Important Halloween Warning of the Day
# Nuts To That
# Nuts To That

Very Important Halloween Warning of the Day

Oct 31st 2012, 11:13 AM 1,120 Views 0 Comments

These monkey nuts have a crucial message for you.

Food allergies are on rise in Ireland
# Food Safety
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# Food Safety

Food allergies are on rise in Ireland

Oct 29th 2012, 8:45 AM 10,968 Views 36 Comments

Five per cent of children and three per cent of adults suffer from food allergies.

'Incorrect and inconsistent': Food businesses criticised over allergen controls
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# Food Safety

'Incorrect and inconsistent': Food businesses criticised over allergen controls

Jun 18th 2012, 5:36 PM 4,084 Views 8 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has said that manufacturers of food in Ireland need to strengthen their allergen labelling and control policies.

TCD research could lead to new treatment for asthma, dermatitis
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# Research

TCD research could lead to new treatment for asthma, dermatitis

Feb 28th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,223 Views 8 Comments

Study has found new cells which contribute to the exacerbation of allergic diseases.

STIs, dehydration and stomach upsets: Top health dangers for Oxegen
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

STIs, dehydration and stomach upsets: Top health dangers for Oxegen

Jul 5th 2011, 4:00 PM 1,286 Views 5 Comments

Music and mud might get the most attention but revellers have also been warned to guard against health hazards posed by festivals ahead of Oxegen this weekend.

Did a gluten-free diet make Novak Djokovic the best tennis player in the world?
# Good Service
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# Good Service

Did a gluten-free diet make Novak Djokovic the best tennis player in the world?

May 18th 2011, 10:00 AM 802 Views 0 Comments

He gave up the beer, read and biscuits. Now he’s the best tennis player on the planet.