There is increasing evidence across Europe suggesting that children are being overdiagnosed with a cow's milk allergy due to inaccurate information being promoted by the current allergy guidelines. Dr Robert Boyle, one of our top allergy specialists, explains why many parents may falsely believe their child has a cow's milk allergy and how private formula manufacturers might be profiting from this.
Allergies are extremely common, with an estimated 1 in 4 people in the UK affected by an allergy in some form. Dr Adam Fox, one of the UK’s leading paediatric allergists, explains what parents need to know about food allergies, and how you can help spot the symptoms in your child.
The pollen levels over the summer have been extremely high in the UK due to the extreme weather. Many hay fever sufferers have therefore had a terrible time with this. Esteemed paediatric allergist Professor George Du Toit is here to explain hay fever and how sufferers can deal with it.
Histamine intolerance is a common but little-known condition affecting around half the population. Find out more.
Around 5,000,000 people in the UK suffer from asthma, with more than 1000 deaths occuring each year because of it. We take a look at what the symptoms are, and what to do to alleviate them.
In case of an anaphylactic reaction, it is imperative that medical help is sought immediately. Find out what the main symptoms and causes are, and what to do if you or somebody nearby is suffering from an anaphylactic shock.
An allergist-immunologist doctor manages problems related to the immune system, such as allergies and autoimmune diseases. They study the harmful organisms such as viruses, bacteria and parasites that constantly try to gain access to the body.