Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 27

Do you suffer from Christmas Tree Syndrome?

Around a third of the UK population experiences an increase in hay fever symptoms around Christmas.

Dec 26

Tips for remedying winter allergies

If you think that allergies are only prevalent in springtime, you may be in for a rude awakening this winter.

Dec 26

New “Asthma App” rewards kids for taking medicine

Out of the seven million children who suffer from this disease, many forget to take their medication, which is why researchers are developing a new app that reminds kids to take their medication and rewards them for doing so.

Dec 25

Alternatives to allergy shots

Although allergy shots can reduce sneezing, coughing and other upper-respiratory symptoms, they can also be painful and time-consuming.

Dec 23

Children exposed to tobacco smoke more likely to develop asthma

Tobacco smoke, a scent that gets trapped in your carpet and furniture, is one of the main triggers of asthma. 

Dec 18

Get back in the Christmas spirit with these allergy tips

For some people, Christmas traditions that once brought laughter and cheer are now causing unpleasant upper respiratory symptoms.

Dec 17

Can exposure to pets early in life decrease risk of asthma?

Recent research has traced the benefits of being a pet owner to the microbe living in the guts of dogs.

Dec 13

Study finds that probiotics can’t prevent asthma

If you suffer from asthma, you’ve likely tried every remedy to rid yourself of this bothersome condition.

Dec 13

How to tell the difference between a cold and allergies

Winter allergies stemming from heating systems and extremely dry air may be causing your unpleasant symptoms.

Dec 11

Higher carbon dioxide levels increase mold allergies

If you’re suffering from allergies, a common fungus in your house may be causing your symptoms.

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