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Around one third of the UK population (approximately 19 million people) will develop an allergy at some time in their lives.
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26th August 2016
You may have seen recent news reports about an increase in the cost of EpiPens in the US. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3759191/Sarah-Jessica-Parker-steps-face-Mylan-company-EpiPen-price-hike-CEO-s-senator-dad-Joe-Manchin-raises-concerns.html This may affect patients on a low income in the US and we have been in contact with the patient organisation we work closely with in the USA, Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE). FARE have […]
Are you, or someone you care for, prescribed an Adrenaline Auto-Injector? If so please take part in an international research study on adrenaline
26th August 2016
You are invited to participate in an international research study supported by the Anaphylaxis Campaign. It is an international study involving more than 20 countries and is led by Food Allergy Canada. The aim of the research is to: improve the understanding of the availability of adrenaline auto-injectors world wide. review anaphylaxis emergency plans better […]
22nd August 2016
Rubber Latex (NRL) is obtained as a milky fluid from the Hevea brasiliensis tree, which is widely grown in South East Asia and elsewhere in the world. It is found in thousands of everyday consumer and healthcare items. Reports of allergy to Natural Rubber Latex became increasingly common in the 1980s and 1990s and severe […]
17th August 2016
A new device for food allergic individuals that claims to be able to detect the presence of allergens in food is being developed in the US. “Allergy Amulet is a rapid, portable, food allergen detection device being devised in America. A small case, which can be worn on a necklace, bracelet, watch, or mobile phone case, […]