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#Allergies

# allergies - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

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

# allergies - Monday 17 August, 2020

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

# allergies - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

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

# allergies - Saturday 28 October, 2017

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

# allergies - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 1st 2017, 9:50 PM 51,067 Views 37 Comments

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

# allergies - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

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

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.

# allergies - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

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

# allergies - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

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

Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed

Mar 9th 2016, 6:03 AM 27,248 Views 47 Comments

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

# allergies - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

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

# allergies - Friday 16 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 16th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,331 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.

# allergies - Thursday 17 September, 2015

After years of troubled skin I wanted to get rid of my spots, but I was duped
# Opinion
# 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 35 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.

# allergies - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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

# allergies - Friday 20 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 20th 2015, 1:50 PM 19,836 Views 38 Comments

The government wants your opinion…

# allergies - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Aldi fajita dinner recalled over undeclared nuts
# Allergies
# 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.

# allergies - Saturday 13 December, 2014

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

# allergies - Monday 3 November, 2014

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

# allergies - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

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

# allergies - Saturday 30 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 21,826 Views 48 Comments

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

# allergies - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

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

# allergies - Thursday 30 January, 2014

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

# allergies - Monday 22 April, 2013

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

Appeal for Irish to take part in global food allergy study

Apr 22nd 2013, 3:00 PM 8,808 Views 6 Comments

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

# allergies - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

6 people who are NOT happy about spring
# Hayfever
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# allergies - Monday 25 February, 2013

Babies born by Caesarian more susceptible to developing allergies
# Caesarian
# 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.

# allergies - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

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

# allergies - Monday 24 December, 2012

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying
# Bullying
# 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.

# allergies - Saturday 3 November, 2012

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

# allergies - Friday 2 November, 2012

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

# allergies - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Very Important Halloween Warning of the Day
# Nuts To That
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# allergies - Monday 29 October, 2012

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

# allergies - Monday 18 June, 2012

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

# allergies - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

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

# allergies - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

STIs, dehydration and stomach upsets: Top health dangers for Oxegen
# Oxegen
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# allergies - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Did a gluten-free diet make Novak Djokovic the best tennis player in the world?
# Good Service
From The42
# Good Service

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

May 18th 2011, 10:00 AM 801 Views 0 Comments

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