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Employee wins law suit after being dismissed for taking time off to recover from anaphylaxis 9th November 2023

An employee who was sacked after taking five days off work to recover from a near-fatal allergic reaction has successfully sued his employer on the grounds of disability discrimination.

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Pharmacist saves woman having a near-fatal allergic reaction to bee sting in Northern Ireland 8th November 2023

A community pharmacist in Co Down, Northern Ireland, has been celebrated as a local hero after treating a woman with adrenaline after a bee sting caused an anaphylactic reaction

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The FAIR Study – opportunity for healthcare professionals to take part 2nd November 2023

Researchers based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital are inviting health professionals to take part in The FAIR Study to benefit patients from a South Asian Background with food allergies.

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Over half of takeaways surveyed in Newry, Northern Ireland, failed dairy free allergen test 1st November 2023

A survey by Newry Council has found that 37 out of 63 takeaway meals sampled failed a test for the presence of milk.

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Cancer drug acalabrutinib shown to temporarily prevent allergic reactions to peanuts 1st November 2023

A small study has shown that a cancer drug called acalabrutinib improves tolerance to peanuts in the short term, making it the first drug to achieve rapid-onset prevention of IgE-induced food reactivity.

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Things to remember on the 5th of November 26th October 2023

Enjoy the celebrations of Bonfire Night with our tips for staying safe if you have a food allergy.

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New research links asthma medicines to anaphylaxis 20th October 2023

A new study published in Scientific Reports this October suggests that the asthma treatments omalizumab, benralizumab and mepolizumab are linked to a higher risk of anaphylactic reactions than other similar drugs.

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ready2reactuk – a new campaign to save lives 17th October 2023

ready2reactuk is a new campaign aiming to avoid preventable deaths caused by anaphylaxis in the UK through education.

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New EAACI guidelines on diagnosis of immediate-type food allergy 17th October 2023

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) launched their latest guidelines for diagnosing IgE-mediated food allergy this October.

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