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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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Warning over flammable eczema creams after fire deaths

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A fire warning has been issued over the danger posed by a build-up of emollient creams used to treat eczema, psoriasis and ichthyosis that has dried onto clothes and bedding.

 

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Asthma inhalers on trial for treatment of COVID-19

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Asthma inhalers on trial for treatment of COVID-19

A trial by Queensland University of Technology and Oxford University researchers believe asthma inhalers could also be used to treat COVID-19.

 

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Tesco to give 10p per Free-from sale to Natasha Allergy Research Foundation

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To mark World Allergy Week which runs from 28 June to 4 July, Tesco has announced it will donate 10p from the sale of every Tesco Free From product to the Natasha Allergy Research Foundation

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