Monthly Archives: December 2013

December – Articles of Interest

I hadn’t intended to do anything over the Christmas period, but I have read some interesting articles and abstracts over the last couple of days and I thought I would share them with you. Newspaper Articles BBC News – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25492620 Eating … Continue reading

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Yet Another Accident, Skin Prick Tests and Unexpected Progress

This week we visited Birmingham Children’s Hospital to have our yearly allergy discussion and skin prick tests (SPTs) with the allergy nurse.  I was pretty certain Anya has NOT grown out of her dairy allergy as she had a pretty bad … Continue reading

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Can we avoid having an allergic child?

There is no tried and tested method to ensure that a child is born without allergies, or to prevent them developing them later on. It’s heartbreaking to find out your baby has severe food allergies and I think most parents … Continue reading

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CAN Research Group – Influenza Vaccination and Allergy Links

Last month the CAN Research Group looked into possible links between being vaccinated in pregnancy and the development of food allergies.  Here is a brief summary of what we found. “We received 33 completed surveys which described 33 mothers and … Continue reading

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