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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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17th August 2017
17th August 2017 An Australian oral immunotherapy trail has had life changing effects for a group of children with peanut allergy. Oral immunotherapy works by slowly introducing small amounts of an allergen like peanut into the diet of a person with an allergy, gradually building up to larger amounts in the hope the immune system […]
The Anaphylaxis Campaign welcomes updated MHRA advice following a review of all adrenaline auto-injectors approved in the EU
16th August 2017
16th August 2017 Yesterday the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) released updated advice for healthcare professionals and people with allergies and their carers on adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) following a review of all devices approved in the EU. The review recommended that healthcare professionals prescribe two AAIs, which patients should carry at all times […]
11th August 2017
11th August 2017 The American comedian George Lopez recently performed a sketch which included jokes about travelling with allergies and nuts in schools. We recognise that comedians often push social boundaries, expressing views that are controversial or exaggerate the norm to challenge their audience, make people think and provide entertainment. However, in this instance his […]
10th August 2017
10th August 2017 There is interesting news from America as pharmaceutical company Kaléo has announced it is launching the ‘Q Your School’ charitable donation programme. The programme will be giving up to four cartons of the epinephrine (adrenaline) auto-injector, Auvi-Q, free-of-charge to all public elementary schools in the USA. Each carton has two auto-injectors and […]