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COVID-19 jab allergy risk

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People allergic to certain antibiotics at risk from Covid-19 jab.

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Shift workers 'more likely to have asthma'

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An international team of scientists  has compared the effect of day working with shift working on asthma diagnosis, lung function and symptoms and found that shift workers, especially those working permanent night shifts, showed increased risks of asthma, especially moderate or severe asthma.

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A New Nasal Test for Shrimp Allergy

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A shrimp allergy test delivered with a dab of shrimp extract in the nostril is safe and reliable, Barcelona researchers report.

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Has baby had its Weetabix? Study shows breakfast cereals guard against gluten allergy

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A new study shows that introducing high doses of gluten to infants could offer protection against coeliac disease 

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Elle Fanning's No-Makeup Selfie Shows off Her Eczema

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Elle Fanning's No-Makeup Selfie Shows off Her Eczema

We still get taken in by photos of the apparently flawless faces of celebrities and influencers posted on social media even though we know that careful editing and face filters have been used to create the illusion of perfect skin. It's particularly hard for anyone with a real skin problem like eczema, acne or rosacea. So the latest  Instagram post from Elle Fanning is truly honest and refreshing. The 22-year old actor has not only posted a makeup-free selfie but shows her embracing the eczema on her eyelids as though it were a shade of eyeshadow.  The comment section of the...

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