Category Archives: CAN Research Group

Antibiotics and Allergies

The focus of the £10m Longitude prize was announced this week, the focus will be tackling antibiotics resistance, you can read more about it here. Coincidentally we finished a survey in our research group for Children’s Allergy Network where we looked … Continue reading

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Oral Allergy Syndrome

My recent interest in learning more about allergies and related conditions has led me to some favourite topics.  In my top three is cross-reactivity of allergens, it interests me as most mainstream media talk about allergy in the singular, but … Continue reading

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CAN Research Group – Oral Allergy Syndrome

Christmas is truly over and I have been back to work in the CAN Research Group, this months topic is Oral Allergy Syndrome. Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS) is also known as Pollen Food Syndrome (PFS). We are looking to see … 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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Influenza Vaccinations and Allergy Links

After a discussion on the CAN Facebook Group (Children’s Allergy Network), we decided to look further into any possible links between mothers who were vaccinated against influenza during pregnancy and their children’s allergies. If you are a mother and are … Continue reading

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CAN Research – Anaphylaxis Mini Poll

Just thought I would share with you the results from the CAN Research Group last week. We had another Mini Facebook Poll while the first big survey was having minor adjustments made.  Here is what we found on the subject … Continue reading

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