People with severe asthma are getting a radically different treatment option: A way to snake a wire inside their lungs and melt off some of the tissue that squeezes their airways shut.
Eating meat may be a much more common trigger for anaphylaxis — a severe and potentially deadly allergic reaction — than previously thought, U.S. researchers said on Sunday.
An itchy red rash around the mouth and hypersensitive lips can be an indication of an allergy to flavouring agents in foods.
Children with asthma can ease the symptoms of the condition by swimming, according to a scientific study from Taiwan.
Swimming in a chlorinated pool may boost the odds that a child susceptible to asthma and allergies will develop these problems, a study released today indicates.
A two-month old girl breastfed by her mother suffered from constipation, and almost went into a medical shock due to allergic reactions to her mother's seafood-rich diet. Li Min-chun.
A survey on asthmatic symptoms experienced by Taipei City's first grade students revealed that about 20 percent of children in the age group suffer from asthmatic allergies, reported the Taipei City's Department of Health yesterday.
2009/7/22, 1 Comment
Obese children and teens are at increased risk for allergies, especially food allergies, say U.S. researchers.
Everybody, it seems, is wearing them. On trains, on the street, at parties. It is impossible to go anywhere in Japan this time of year and not notice — the Japanese love surgical masks and wear them just about everywhere they go.
2009/4/27, 1 Comment
Spring has arrived in the northern hemisphere — and with it, a time of suffering for those who are susceptible to hay fever.