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# allergies - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap

Maleek Lawal had known allergies to fish, milk (which the wrap contained) and eggs.

# allergies - Saturday 28 October, 2017

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your long weekend.

Almost half of people with food allergies develop them in adulthood - US study

Shellfish and peanut allergies were the most common among US adults.

# allergies - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Trinity scientists believe they have made a breakthrough in treating asthma and eczema

Scientists believe their breakthrough could help create new drugs to treat allergic conditions.

# allergies - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

All batches of this chicken powder are being recalled over improper labeling

The powder contains lactose, but is not labelled as such.

# allergies - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Children who grow up on farms less likely to suffer with allergies

A new study also found that women who lived on farms in early childhood are more likely to have better lung function.

# allergies - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed

Scientists say there is no consistent evidence certain formulas prevent allergies or autoimmune conditions.

# allergies - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

This Dunnes Stores product could be a potential food safety hazard

The FSAI has issued a warning about a batch of vegetable samosas.

# allergies - Friday 16 October, 2015

Nutella and curries are off the menu for me. If I have one nut I could die

Health Minister Leo Varadkar announced new laws for the use of EpiPens, something which should have happened a long time ago, writes Aoibheann Diver.

# allergies - Thursday 17 September, 2015

After years of troubled skin I wanted to get rid of my spots, but I was duped

As Dara O Briain once said, scientists have tested ‘natural remedies’ and if they worked they became medicine, the rest is just a nice bowl of soup and some pot-pourri, writes Fiachra Duffy.

# allergies - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

# allergies - Friday 20 February, 2015

# allergies - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Aldi fajita dinner recalled over undeclared nuts

The almond protein wasn’t mentioned on the packaging.

# allergies - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Allergic to shellfish, eggs or gluten? Good news

Restaurants now have to tell you what’s in their food.

# allergies - Monday 3 November, 2014

Have food allergies? Life's going to get a little easier for you next month

New labelling laws covering loose food will be introduced next month.

# allergies - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Opinion: You can make Halloween less scary for children with food allergies

For kids with food allergies, trick-or-treating has been something to avoid – but that could change with a new idea that’s gaining popularity.

# allergies - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Got a nut allergy and due to fly? Here’s what you can do

One family is faced with not bringing their child to meet his grandparents because of his allergies.

# allergies - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Opinion: Hold the gluten please! Why we all need to understand coeliac disease

The demand for gluten-free foods is ever-increasing and many are wondering what the gluten-free craze is about. Dr Edel Keaveney fills us in …

# allergies - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Could building up immunity be the key to fighting peanut allergy?

An academic trial which treated allergic children with peanut protein over the course of six months yielded some positive results.

# allergies - Monday 22 April, 2013

Appeal for Irish to take part in global food allergy study

Data is being compiled to shed light on how allergies develop from infancy and to track their occurence in a community.

# allergies - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 people who are NOT happy about spring Hayfever This post contains videos

6 people who are NOT happy about spring

Hello allergies my old friend.

# allergies - Monday 25 February, 2013

Babies born by Caesarian more susceptible to developing allergies

Researchers said they believe exposure to bacteria in the birth canal is a major influencer on a baby’s immune system.

# allergies - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Infant antibiotic use may have implications for allergies, asthma and obesity - study

A new Irish study has shown that antibiotic use can reduce the number of bacteria in the intestines of children.

# allergies - Monday 24 December, 2012

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying

The authors of a new study have said parents and doctors should routinely ask children with food allergies about bullying.

# allergies - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Fire, unemployment and the National Children's Hospital: The week in numbers

How old is the Phoenix Park? And how many TDs could face sanction for failing to declare pay-offs?

# allergies - Friday 2 November, 2012

Organisations honoured for putting food safety first Food Safety This post contains images

Organisations honoured for putting food safety first

The awards were presented today as part of a conference which focused on the dangers associated with food allergies and cross contamination.

# allergies - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Very Important Halloween Warning of the Day Nuts To That

Very Important Halloween Warning of the Day

These monkey nuts have a crucial message for you.

# allergies - Monday 29 October, 2012

Food allergies are on rise in Ireland

Five per cent of children and three per cent of adults suffer from food allergies.

# allergies - Monday 18 June, 2012

'Incorrect and inconsistent': Food businesses criticised over allergen controls

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has said that manufacturers of food in Ireland need to strengthen their allergen labelling and control policies.

# allergies - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

TCD research could lead to new treatment for asthma, dermatitis

Study has found new cells which contribute to the exacerbation of allergic diseases.

# allergies - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge STIs, dehydration and stomach upsets: Top health dangers for Oxegen Oxegen

STIs, dehydration and stomach upsets: Top health dangers for Oxegen

Music and mud might get the most attention but revellers have also been warned to guard against health hazards posed by festivals ahead of Oxegen this weekend.

# allergies - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

From The42 Did a gluten-free diet make Novak Djokovic the best tennis player in the world? Good Service

Did a gluten-free diet make Novak Djokovic the best tennis player in the world?

He gave up the beer, read and biscuits. Now he’s the best tennis player on the planet.