Pollen count warning: Six steps for hay fever sufferers to take as UK forecast hot weather
POLLEN COUNTS are forecast to soar over the coming days, particularly with the arrival of warmer temperatures this Easter Bank Holiday weekend, which means hay fever sufferers should do what they can to prepare to keep symptoms at bay. Here are six steps, recommended by an expert to take. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: Dr Chris reveals seven ways to stop your symptoms at night on This Morning
HAY FEVER sufferers may struggle this week as the pollen count soars. With 18 million sufferers in the UK, TV doctor Dr Chris Steele took to This Morning to reveal seven ways you can keep symptoms at bay, particularly at night. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change Could Worsen Hay Fever Season
The study is the first confirmation from health data that changes in the length and timing of spring could lead to increased allergy symptoms, experts said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Odds of Hay Fever Up With Very Early, Late Spring Onset
THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 -- Very early onset and late onset of spring are associated with increased odds of hay fever, according to a study published online March 28 in PLOS ONE. Amir Sapkota, Ph.D., from the University of Maryland in College Park,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Under-the-Tongue Allergy Pills Replacing Shots for Many
TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 -- Under-the-tongue allergy pills have quickly caught on as a way to treat hay fever and dust mite allergies, a new study finds. Allergy shots have been available for more than 100 years, while sublingual, or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hay Fever On The Rise Due To Climate Change
BOSTON (CBS) — If you suffer from hay fever, climate change is doing you no favors. A new study from the University of Maryland finds changes in the timing of spring is linked to more allergies across the U.S. Researchers surveyed more than 300,000 people and found that in areas of the country where spring starts earlier than normal, there was a 14 percent rise in hay fever. They found similar results in areas where spring starts later than usual. Plants are highly dependent on temperature and even a small change in when a tree flowers can have a significant impact on how many people will suffer from hay fever each y...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Allergies Climate Change Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Ask Well: Are My Allergies All in My Head?
Allergies exist. But emotional factors can make them better or worse. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RICHARD KLASCO, M.D. Tags: Allergies Asthma Placebos Hypnosis Hay Fever Source Type: news

Hayfever cured by SEX: Britons can ditch nasal sprays as experts make astounding discovery
HAY FEVER sufferers should have sex to stave off the sniffles, experts claim amid warnings pollen levels are about to rocket. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Changes in onset of spring linked to more allergies across the US
(University of Maryland) Human-induced climate change is disrupting nature's calendar, including when plants bloom and the spring season starts, and new research from the University of School of Public Health suggests we're increasingly paying the price for it in the form of seasonal allergies. The study, based on over 300,000 respondents between 2002 and 2013, shows that hay fever allergies increase when the timing of spring 'greenup' changes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hay fever warning: Do you have hayfever symptoms? Experts warn season has started EARLY
HAY FEVER warning: The hay fever season has already started in the UK this year, experts have advised, so if you are worried your runny nose is the start of another winter cold, it could actually be a pollen allergy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever sufferers are much less likely to develop certain cancers, study claims 
New research suggests hay-fever sufferers may be significantly less likely to develop certain cancers than those who breeze through the season unaffected by pollen-induced misery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New patient factsheet as hay fever season arrives early
With hay fever season arriving earlier, the College of Optometrists has issued a member-only patient factsheet detailing a step by step guide on eye drop instillation. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 26, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Allergic Rhinitis: Overview Video Allergic Rhinitis: Overview Video
Review and refresh your knowledge on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and pathology of allergic rhinitis with this overview video.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Best supplements for hay fever: Five vitamins and minerals to keep symptoms at bay
BEST supplements for hay fever: Hay fever can aggravate sufferers by triggering sneezing and coughing, a runny or blocked nose, and itchy, red or watery eyes. With hay fever season fast approaching, what can you do to keep symptoms at bay? Making sure your levels of certain vitamins and minerals are topped up could be the answer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your Environment Is Cleaner. Your Immune System Has Never Been So Unprepared.
A century ago, British scientists suggested a link between increased hygiene and allergic conditions — the first hint that our immune systems are becoming improperly “ trained. ” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MATT RICHTEL Tags: your-feed-science Immune System Allergies Hygiene and Cleanliness Children and Childhood Antibiotics Hay Fever Water Food Microbiology Infections Source Type: news

Can you hoover up hay fever? A new blue Henry vacuum claims to tackle allergies
Here, Dr Adrian Morris, an allergist at Surrey Allergy Clinic, reviews some of the latest products to help defend us from itchy eyes and runny noses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever warning: When to start taking treatment this season for it to be most effective
HAY FEVER season in the UK typically begins in the UK from the end of March, when the pollen count is at its highest. But when should you be starting to take treatment - when symptoms start to show or now, before hay fever season begins? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: Four foods to include in your diet to ease symptoms as season approaches
HAY FEVER season is fast approaching, with some sufferers reporting to have experienced symptoms already. So how can you ease sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes triggered by pollen? Eating certain foods could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: Six expert tips for managing hay fever and avoiding symptoms
HAY FEVER sufferers may find themselves coming down with allergy symptoms earlier than normal this year, as experts have warned the recent mild weather has caused a rise in pollen. One pharmacist shares six expert tips to help you manage hay fever symptoms this spring. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever warning: UK hay fever season may start early this year - how to prevent symptoms
HAY FEVER warning: Hay fever season may start earlier than usual this year following the recent mild weather causing a rise in pollen. What can you do to prevent symptoms from occurring? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever warning - the sign underneath your eyes that could reveal your risk of allergies
HAYFEVER symptoms can include headaches, sneezing, and having runny noses. But you could also be at risk of the pollen allergy if you have this one sign underneath your eyes. Should you consider taking hay fever tablets? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever warning: Warm February weather could lead to early trigger of symptoms
HAY FEVER sufferers could be in for some early sneezing and itchy eyes this year after the arrival of February ’s unusually warm weather. So has hay fever season officially started and, if so, how can you get relief? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Untreated allergic rhinitis is a major risk factor contributing to motorcar accidents - Church MK, Zuberbier T.
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Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

How to Prevent and Treat Eye Allergies
THURSDAY, Jan. 31, 2019 -- When it comes to allergies, allergic rhinitis with its congested, itchy nose gets a lot of attention. But for some, allergic conjunctivitis with itchy, watery eyes is the greater nuisance. You might even have both... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 31, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

OTC device for hay fever pain relief receives 510(k) clearance
Tivic Health Systems ’ ClearUP Sinus Pain Relief uses low current electrical waves to stimulate nerves beneath the skin. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The powerful therapeutic benefits of TCM herb Fang Feng
(Natural News) In traditional Chinese medicine, Fang Feng (Saposhnikoviae divaricata) has been used to treat various health conditions, including allergic rhinitis and rheumatism. A study review, which was published in the Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines, confirmed that this traditional Chinese herb is indeed an effective natural remedy for allergic rhinitis. For the study review,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can honey products be used to remedy allergic rhinitis symptoms?
(Natural News) Allergies are a recurring health problem that cannot be cured, only alleviated. Traditional medicine systems prescribe a number of herbal remedies that include royal jelly and green propolis. Japanese researchers investigated the means by which these natural products can improve the symptoms of allergic rhinitis. One of the most important molecules involved in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can the minerals found in your hair determine your risk of developing hay fever?
(Natural News) Japanese scientists have found a way to identify your likelihood of contracting hay fever based on the concentration of minerals in your hair. The results are different for men and women. Your mineral intake helps determine your susceptibility to diseases. For instance, certain minerals, like zinc, iron, and selenium, are linked to a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change Could Move Ragweed Season North
Climate change may push ragweed – the plant that triggers hay fever – farther north in the United States in the next 35 years, scientists say. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change Could Change the Ragweed Sneezin' Season
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- If you live in Maine and you've never experienced hay fever, new research predicts that climate change has an unwelcome surprise in store for you. Warmer temperatures in the northern United States will allow ragweed --... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Causes Post-Inflammatory Hypopigmentation?
Discussion Hypopigmentation can be worrisome for many families because of cosmesis and the worry that “something is wrong.” The normal natural changes in skin-tone over the year due to different light exposure and wide variations within individuals is not something that many people are aware of. Post-inflammatory hypopigmentation is a common cause of hypopigmentation. Vitiligo is the most common cause of depigmentation. Vitiligo is an acquired, depigmenting disorder with typical lesions appearing as milky white macules with distinct margins that are not scaly. Hair (including eyebrows and eyelashes) can be dep...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 12, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Ragweed may expand its range northward with climate change
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) A new predictive model developed by an ecologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a climate scientist at the University of Washington suggests that climate change may allow common ragweed to extend its growing range northward and into major northeast metro areas, worsening conditions for millions of people with hay fever and asthma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stinging nettle can be used to remedy diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and allergic rhinitis
(Natural News) Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is an interesting plant with a nutritional profile that has been compared to that of spinach. It also has powerful medicinal properties that make it ideal as an herbal treatment for certain diseases, including diabetes. Stinging nettle, also called common nettle or just nettle, is an edible plant, but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manage your allergic rhinitis with Yu ping feng san, a Chinese herbal medicine
(Natural News) Allergic rhinitis, which is often triggered by allergen exposure, is a common nasal problem affecting adults. In Chinese herbal medicine, Yu ping feng san has been used to treat this problem. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has proven that Yu ping feng san is a safe and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergies: the scourge of modern life?
Our ancestors didn ’t suffer from hay fever and food allergies were extremely rare even a few decades ago. What is causing the steep rise in their incidence now?To anyone from Generation X or older, it often feels like food allergies are far more common today than in their youth. While they remember them being rare or nonexistent in their school days, their own children will have classmates with allergies or they may have one themselves.According to theFood Standards Agency, estimates suggest that about 5-8% of children and 1-2% of adults are affected by food allergies in the UK. The recent headlines about fatal alle...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 20, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Vybarr Cregan-Reid Tags: Allergies Health Society Science Medical research Eczema Hay fever Source Type: news

Allergy research: Test predicts outcome of hay fever therapies
(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Allergen-specific immunotherapy can considerably improve everyday life for allergy sufferers. It is unclear, however, what exactly happens during this treatment. A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen investigated the processes taking place in the body over the course of a three-year allergen-specific immunotherapy. The researchers found clues as to why the allergy immunization takes so long and how the chances of success can be determined at a very early stage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use cromolyn sodium to treat allergies
Cromolyn sodium is a widely available medication for preventing and treating nasal allergies, such as hay fever and pet or dust allergies. It comes as a nasal solution and works by preventing the release of histamines in the nose. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

Hay fever: Could symptoms of the pollen allergy mean you are allergic to your house?
HAY FEVER is dominant during the summer months, when it is warm and windy, as this is when the pollen count is highest. But if symptoms persist in the autumn onwards, it could actually be a sign you are allergic to things within your own home. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A deep look at nasal polyps offers insights into allergic diseases
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital, along with collaborators from the Broad Institute and MIT, have used some of the most advanced sequencing technology to peer into nasal polyps, gleaning new insights not only into this condition but also the severe form of inflammation that may lead to other disorders, such as asthma, allergic rhinitis and allergic eczema. The team's findings are published Aug. 22, 2018 online in Nature. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can a spray REALLY stop you snoring or help you to lose weight?
In the UK, we spend £10 million a year on hay fever sprays alone. Here, experts offer their verdicts on some of the more novel over-the-counter products. We then rated them... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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