Dr. Kimishige Ishizaka, Who Found Allergy Link, Dies at 92
Working with his wife, he identified an antibody that, in allergic individuals, produces excess amounts of histamine, which makes them sneeze. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SAM ROBERTS Tags: Asthma Immune System Antihistamines Hay Fever Johns Hopkins University Deaths (Obituaries) Kimishige Ishizaka Source Type: news

Genes could cause millions of cases of hay fever, say scientists
Researchers from the German Research Centre for Environmental Health and the University of Copenhagen studied nearly a million people and found linked 20 genes to hay fever for the first time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals new genetic risk factors for hay fever
Researchers have discovered new risk genes for hay fever in the largest genetic study on this type of allergy. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World's largest study on allergic rhinitis reveals new risk genes
(Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen - German Research Center for Environmental Health) An international team of scientists led by Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen and University of Copenhagen has presented the largest study so far on allergic rhinitis in the journal 'Nature Genetics'. The data of nearly 900,000 participants revealed loci in the human genome whose changes significantly increase the risk of disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Major study identifies new hay fever risk genes
(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) In a large international study involving almost 900,000 participants, researchers from the University of Copenhagen and COPSAC have found new risk genes for hay fever. It is the largest genetic study so far on this type of allergy, which affects millions of people around the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Is the Evidence of Local Allergic Rhinitis Growing? Is the Evidence of Local Allergic Rhinitis Growing?
Recent advances have led to a better understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of local allergic rhinitis. Find out what there is to know.Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Journal Article Source Type: news

Eating burgers three times a week raises people's risk of asthma
Researchers from Sichuan University, China, found that regularly indulging in the fast-food staple increases the risk of sufferers having four or more asthma attacks a year, as well as hay fever. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep if you have hay fever: Keep symptoms at bay by avoiding this drink
HOW TO sleep if you have hay fever: With the pollen count being at a record high over the last couple of weeks hay fever sufferers have been feeling the brunt of symptoms, particularly at night when trying to get to sleep. But there are things you can do to help you get a good night ’s rest, according to TV doctor, Dr Pixie McKenna. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Featured Review: Saline irrigation for allergic rhinitis
A team of review authors from the UK and Thailand worked with theCochrane ENT Group to evaluate the benefits ofnasal saline irrigation in people with allergic rhinitis.Allergic rhinitis is inflammation (swelling and/or irritation) of the inside of the nose caused by allergies and is common in both children and adults. Common causes include grass or tree pollen, mould, dust mites or animal dander (tiny flakes of skin). People with allergic rhinitis experience symptoms (nasal obstruction, runny nose, nasal itching and sneezing) that may affect their quality of life.Nasal saline irrigation (also known as nasal douche, wash or...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Take supplements containing this vitamin to relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Hay fever sufferers have another tough week ahead of them this week after the Met Office warned a “very high” pollen count would continue to sweep across the UK this week. Tablets and nasal sprays are recommended forms of treatment to relieve symptoms, but what else can you try if these don’t work? Health experts recommend taking a particular supplement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Take this 7p a day supplement to help relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Hay fever sufferers have another tough week ahead of them this week after the Met Office warned a “very high” pollen count would continue to sweep across the UK this week. Tablets and nasal sprays are recommended forms of treatment to relieve symptoms, but what else can you try if these don’t work? Health experts recommend taking a particular supplement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The one hay fever tip that'll help you beat this summer's pollen bomb
Warm April temperatures triggered a so-called ‘pollen bomb’, kick-starting the mass release of pollen from birch, plane and oak trees, and then grass. Here's how you can cope... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: Met Office warns of ‘very high’ pollen - this trick could prevent symptoms
HAY fever symptoms are expected to continue this week as the Met Office warns of ‘very high’ pollen counts in some parts of the UK. Prevent signs of hayfever by doing this trick every time you go outside. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schoolboy, 7, with severe hay fever saw his face TREBLE in size
Jay-Jay Reid, seven, from Chester, started struggling to breathe, with his worried parents Leanne, 26, and Andrew, 29, saying doctors initially thought he had been beaten up. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TV doctor explains the ingredients to look for when choosing a hay fever remedy
Dr Zoe Williams explained on ITV's This Morning people should look specifically for cetirizine or loratadine when choosing a hay fever medication, as millions of people continue to battle pollen allergies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Can babies get hay fever?
SPRING and summer months bring warmer weather but also manage to bring the nose itching, eye-watering annoyance that is hay fever. Can babies get hay fever? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Look for antihistamine tablets containing this ingredient
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers have been warned of a very high pollen count again this week as the UK swelters in a heatwave. So what is the best treatment to keep the symptoms, including a cough, itchy eyes and a runny nose, at bay? Dr Zoe Williams appeared on This Morning to recommend her remedies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Agony for hay fever sufferers as the pollen count rockets
BRITAIN is in the grip of hay fever hell thanks to the heatwave. Victims include people who have never suffered with an allergy to pollen before. The Met Office says the pollen count has been stuck at very high for at least a week, with no relief in sight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Does hay fever make you feel tired? Does hay fever cause a cough?
SUMMERTIME is officially upon us in the UK, and while many of us enjoy the sunshine, one in five is suffering horrible hay fever. So what are the symptoms? Can it make you tired and cause a cough? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever tablets: How many hay fever tablets can you take a day?
THE scorching weather currently gripping Britain isn ’t good news for all, as the increased pollen count created misery for hay fever sufferers. Here is how many have fever tablets you can take a day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Can hay fever affect your ears? Does hay fever cause itchy eyes?
THE UK is in the grips of a scorching heatwave, and while many of us relish the sunshine, the increased pollen count created misery for hay fever sufferers. So what are the symptoms of hay fever? Can it affect your ears and eyes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Eat more of this 6p fruit to alleviate a cough and itchy eyes
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers of the condition have been warned of very high levels of pollen this week as temperatures near 30C this week. While anti-histamine tablets and nasal sprays are the most popular forms of treatment for symptoms, some experts believe certain foods are the answer - one fruit in particular could help alleviate itchy eyes, a cough and runny nose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS scraps homeopathy despite the benefits for hay fever and asthma
There is no doubt that many people — including the majority of scientists — regard homeopathy with extreme scepticism. But many patients claim it's life-changing. Here are four of them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Take these precautions to reduce asthma attack risk
HAY fever becomes an annoyance at this time of year, when there is more pollen in the air. This can also flare up asthma, making the condition worse for sufferers. It may be possible to get rid of hay fever, and avoid asthma attacks, by doing this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions of drivers risk being charged with drug driving because of hay fever medication
Motoring website Confused.com is warning drivers to be careful how much hay fever medication they take as pollen counts soar, because too much could leave people legally unfit to drive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever pills could getting drivers arrested for drug driving
Motoring website Confused.com is warning drivers to be careful how much hay fever medication they take as pollen counts soar, because too much could leave people legally unfit to drive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergic Rhinitis Has Negative Impact on QOL in Teens
FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 -- For adolescents, allergic rhinitis (AR) has a negative impact, affecting quality of life, daily functioning, and sleep, according to a review published online recently in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to manage your hay fever this summer
After a Met Office warning about unusually high pollen levels, here are some top tips for sufferers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Taking this supplement daily can help keep symptoms at bay
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: With the pollen count being at a 12-year high this week, hay fever sufferers have been desperate to find a remedy for a runny nose and itchy eyes. While anti-histamine tablets and nasal sprays are the most popular forms of treatment, some experts believe taking supplements are the answer. But which ones are best at keeping symptoms at bay and why? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The surge in hay fever is rooted in our modern lifestyles
Obsessive hygiene, antibiotics and car exhausts are blamed for hay fever now affecting 20% of Britain ’s populationThis has been the worst month for hay fever for 12 years. Grasses had perfect growing conditions over late April and in May with warm sunshine and showers. That was followed in June by hot dry conditions when the grass flowers matured and shed clouds of pollen on light breezes and up people ’s noses.The strange thing is that hay fever was incredibly rare when it was first reported by John Bostoc, a London doctor, nearly 200 years ago. Yet in those days far more people lived and worked in the countr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Paul Simons Tags: Hay fever Allergies Plants Air pollution Greenhouse gas emissions Environment Science UK news Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Avoid this drink during high pollen count to reduce symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers are being told to prepare this week for the highest pollen count in over a decade. So what ’s the best way to get rid of itchy eyes and a runny nose? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: WORST pollen day of the year this week - which day will your symptoms be worse?
HAYFEVER ‘Hay Day’ - traditionally the worst day of the year for hay fever symptoms - is on Friday, according to allergy experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever hell for millions as pollen levels hit their highest for 12 years this week  
People with hay fever are likely to suffer this week as pollen levels reach their highest in over a decade, according to the Met Office, and as many as 20 million people may have the allergy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever rates smash records
Over 45,000 people presented to GP practices in the first fortnight of June Related items fromOnMedica Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis Managing minor illness in primary care – rhinitis Climate change will extend the hay fever season GPs see surge in summer hay fever (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Hay fever WARNING: Highest pollen count in a decade to hit - how to get rid of symptoms
HAY FEVER sufferers have been feeling the brunt of symptoms over the last couple of weeks, with the height of summer fast approaching. A warning has been issued that over the coming days Britain will see the highest pollen levels since 2006. So what ’s the best way to get rid of itchy eyes and a runny nose? A hay fever expert on ITV’s This Morning revealed the best tips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions of hay fever sufferers warned the 'worst is yet to come'
Pollen counts have breached 'very high' levels across parts of the UK already this summer - and remains so in the East Midlands and Wales. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever boom hits 20 million
MORE than 20 million Britons face hay fever hell after research identified a boom in pollen generated by grass. Health and weather experts have warned that victims will suffer heightened symptoms including running eyes, sneezing and respiratory problems. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Drink these 10p a day tea bags to help relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can be debilitating as you go about your daily routine. Medication or nasal sprays don ’t always work, so what are some alternative remedies? Health experts say the leaves of a common garden plant could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Drink this 10p a day tea to help relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can be debilitating as you go about your daily routine. Medication or nasal sprays don ’t always work, so what are some alternative remedies? Health experts say the leaves of a common garden plant could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Add the leaves of this plant to your tea to relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can be debilitating as you go about your daily routine. Medication or nasal sprays don ’t always work, so what are some alternative remedies? Health experts say the leaves of a common garden plant could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever - five ways to stop sneezing this summer
HOW to get rid of hayfever: Hay fever symptoms include sneezing, itchy eyes and runny noses. You can prevent signs of the pollen allergy this summer with these cheap and easy tips and tricks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Eat these five foods to relieve symptoms quickly
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can make going about your daily life very difficult. But how can you relieve symptoms quickly? There are five foods that could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay Fever Puts Heavy Disease Burden on Adolescents Hay Fever Puts Heavy Disease Burden on Adolescents
Hay fever, with or without eye allergies, has a significant impact on quality of life in adolescents and may limit daily activities and functioning, a new literature review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Hay fever: This herbal remedy could reduce ‘hayfever hell’ symptoms - Dr Hilary explains
HAY FEVER symptoms include runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes, and it ’s caused by a pollen allergy. After the Met Office warned of ‘very high’ pollen counts this week, ITV Lorraine’s Dr Hilary revealed you could relieve signs by adding a stinging nettle tea to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: How stinging nettles could reduce ‘hayfever hell’ symptoms - Dr Hilary explains
HAY FEVER symptoms include runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes, and it ’s caused by a pollen allergy. After the Met Office warned of ‘very high’ pollen counts this week, ITV Lorraine’s Dr Hilary revealed you could relieve signs by adding a stinging nettle tea to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips for dealing with hay fever symptoms
Aside from shutting yourself indoors for the next two months, what can help reduce those pesky symptoms? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hayfever: Six ways to avoid pollen and prevent an asthma attack during this allergy season
HAY fever is usually worst between March and September, especially when it is warm, humid and windy. It is triggered by pollen in the air, which can also cause asthma attacks, and is monitored by the Met Office. You could prevent an asthma attack by following these simple tips, according to Asthma UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: Pollen expert warns of another THREE WEEKS of severe symptoms on BBC Breakfast
HAY FEVER symptoms include sneezing, coughing, runny noses and itchy eyes. Hayfever tablets may be required for longer than expected this year, after a pollen allergy expert revealed patients ’ symptoms could be severe for another three weeks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hayfever: How to prevent an asthma attack during pollen season with these remedies
HAY fever is usually worst between March and September, especially when it is warm, humid and windy. It is triggered by pollen in the air, which can also cause asthma attacks, and is monitored by the Met Office. You could prevent an asthma attack by following these simple tips, according to Asthma UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news