Monthly Archives: June 2013

E-Petitions and Awareness Campaigns

Yesterday I went to my niece’s birthday party and met one of my sister’s friends and neighbour, he was a nice guy with a young daughter of 4.  She had not been well this last month and had been to … Continue reading

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Allergies and the MMR

Allergies and MMR So MMR booster time swung around a fortnight ago and I immediately deferred the appointment. I have been reading loads of papers and journals for this blog, so have recently read some interesting things about vaccinations, allergies … Continue reading

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June – Scientific Articles of Interest

This is what I looked at in June in relation to allergy and associated atopic conditions Articles free to view Very interesting link between a higher incidence of allergy in children born in Autumn months (fall as they call it … Continue reading

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Here is what I have been reading this month… 5:2 your life, about the diet, can it be applied to the rest of your life? http://gu.com/p/3gdzz A unique article about prism http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/architecture-design-blog/2013/jun/12/prism-nsa-powerpoint-graphic-design?INTCMP=SRCH Article about the great scientist, Margie Profet (from … Continue reading

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The Allergic March

When our daughter Anya, was first diagnosed with CMPA (cow’s milk protein allergy) and eczema at 6 months old we were advised by our doctor, allergist and dietician that most children grow out of their allergies and eczema by the … Continue reading

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Non IgE Mediated Allergies and the effects on the body

What is the difference between IgE and non-IgE mediated allergies? Immunoglobulin E (IgE) is an antibody present in the blood, usually in small concentrations.  When triggered by an allergen (usually proteins in certain food) the body releases antibodies to fight … Continue reading

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