Travelling with Allergies

If you planning a holiday or travelling with food allergies then check out our top [...]

Benefits of Silk Bedding

Health benefits of Silk Bedding When it comes to creating a restful nights sleep, your [...]

How to get rid of dust mites

Dust mite allergies are an allergic reaction to tiny bugs that commonly live in homes. [...]

Managing Allergies at Easter

Managing Allergies at Easter? Check out our Top Tips to stay safe. With families, holidays [...]

Dating with Allergies

Dating can be an enjoyable but tricky scene for most of us but when you [...]

Allergies, Anxiety & Dining Out

Dining out is a lovely treat, but it can also be anxiety-inducing for individuals with [...]

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Managing Food Allergies at School

Your child’s first day at school brings lots of excitement and a little bit of [...]

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Halloween and Allergies – Top Tips

Many treats handed out at Halloween can contain common food allergens such as nuts, peanuts, [...]

Allergies, Anaphylaxis and Christmas

Christmas is coming and along with the excitement of preparing for Santa, visitors and parties, [...]

Adrenaline Auto-injector Expiry Alerts

For anyone carrying adrenaline auto-injectors such as EpiPen, Jext, Emerade, Anapen or Auvi Q for [...]

Subscribe to Food Allergen Alerts

For anyone managing Food Allergies, Anaphylaxis or Food Intolerance an incorrectly labelled or cross-contaminated food [...]

Avoiding Allergens at the Grocery Shop

Whether you are new to food allergies or have been dealing with them for some time, figuring [...]

Why are Allergy Rates on the Rise?

Children and adults around the world are far more likely than ever before to develop [...]

What is Medical Alert Jewellery & why is it Important?

Medical Alert Jewellery is a popular medical accessory among those with food allergies, insect sting [...]

How to Stop Worrying as an Allergy Parent

  It’s no secret to any child or parent that a severe allergy or anaphylaxis [...]

How long does anaphylaxis last?

You’re allergic to peanuts and you’ve just bitten into a chocolate that contains traces of [...]

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Sample Allergy & Anaphylaxis Action Plans

Allergy & Anaphylaxis Action Plan Templates For anyone managing Anaphylaxis, the following organisations in relevant locations [...]

Allergies & Anaphylaxis in Crèche’s

Finding affordable, safe and well managed childcare is a top priority for parents, but if [...]

Updates to Adrenaline Auto-Injectors

Emerade – Bausch & Lomb Ireland The HPRA (Health Products Regulatory Authority) in Ireland announced [...]

Leaving EpiPen in car can reduce the concentration of adrenaline

A small study has been carried out in Poland to check the concentration of adrenaline [...]

Preparing for Summer Camp with Allergies and Asthma

Sending your child to summer camp can be worrying for any parent. For parents of [...]

Turn It Teal For Food Allergy Awareness

Every May over 50 buildings and landmarks around the world light up in Teal Green [...]

Allergies and Birthday Parties

Birthday parties and the Allergic Child With food allergies on the increase the world over, [...]

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How does anaphylaxis happen so fast?

What is anaphylaxis? Anaphylaxis is a serious and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that usually happens [...]

The Teal Pumpkin Project® – Trick or Treating with Food Allergies

Trick or treating can be scary if you have a food allergy. Halloween treats may contain major [...]

New Technology for Anaphylaxis – Adrenaline Nasal Spray and Veta™ Smart Case & App

Adrenaline Nasal Spray Last June we wrote a blog about promising trials for an adrenaline [...]

Children with pre-existing allergies at higher risk of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

Eosinophilic Esophagitis Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is a painful inflammation of the oesophagus. Unlike anaphylactic allergies [...]

Adrenaline Intranasal Spray for Anaphylaxis Looks Promising in Early Trials

Adrenaline Intranasal Spray for Anaphylaxis Looks Promising in Early Trials INSYS Therapeutics new formulation for [...]

#AlwaysCarryTwo – The value of carrying two adrenaline auto-injectors

AlwaysCarryTwo The #alwayscarrytwo petition highlights the need for everyone at risk of anaphylaxis to carry at [...]

Preparing for an Allergy Test

Doctors often send patients who have had a reaction to a food or environmental allergen [...]

Food Allergies and Flying

Allergic emergencies during air travel Studies show that allergic reactions are common on board flights. [...]

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Research may lead to therapy that can stop allergic reactions before they begin

Can scientists now stop allergic reactions before they happen? There won’t be any new therapies [...]

New treatments for food allergies may be leading to risk taking behaviours

Recent studies into the prevention and cure of allergies in children could be leading to [...]

Project Abbie – Harvard researchers partner with allergy foundation to develop wearable auto-injector

The Wyss Institute at Harvard and the KeepSmilin4Abbie Foundation have partnered to advance research and [...]

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Study: More than half of kids don’t get adrenaline until they get to hospital

A recent study carried out in the US showed that less than half of kids [...]

Food Allergy Testing

Food Allergy Testing Food allergy testing is important in diagnosing food allergies. There are three main [...]

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This Tiny Allergen Detector Checks Your Food For Allergens

Food allergies are a growing concern with more and more people being diagnosed with an [...]

New Adrenaline Auto Injector – Symjepi

Adamis Pharmaceuticals have just received FDA approval for their new prefilled epinephrine syringe, Symjepi. The [...]

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Anaphylaxis: What to do if you have an anaphylactic reaction when you’re alone

Having an anaphylactic reaction is scary, but it’s even scarier when you’re by yourself. Though [...]

Anaphylaxis in Schools – Access to adrenaline auto-injectors

A survey carried out in the US shows how vital access to adrenaline in public [...]

Training in use of Adrenaline Auto-Injectors key to correct technique

Adrenaline auto injectors (AAIs) are the first line treatment for anaphylaxis. If given in time, [...]

We’re an award winning allergy blog!

We are delighted to announce that we won the Most Innovative Blog at this years [...]

New Adrenaline Auto Injector in Development – Oval Medical

A new, smaller adrenaline auto injector is currently in development by Oval Medical, a UK [...]

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Predicting Anaphylaxis – Who will have an anaphylactic reaction?

Past allergic reactions are not indicators of the severity of future allergic reactions. If you [...]

Study: Milk and Egg Allergies more stressful than Peanut and Tree Nut Allergies

Mealtimes are stressful for the parents of kids with food allergies. Everything your child eats [...]

Teenagers with support systems take fewer risks with food allergies

Teenagers and young adults with food allergies are at the highest risk of a fatal [...]

How to avoid nut and peanut induced allergic reactions on airplanes

A study was carried out to identify what can reduce the risk of having an [...]

Anaphylaxis – What do you do after giving adrenaline?

What do you do if a child in your care has an anaphylactic reaction? Giving [...]

When should you give adrenaline?

If you suspect that a child with a severe food allergy may have accidentally eaten [...]

Should Siblings of Food Allergic Children be Allergy Tested?

If your child has a serious food allergy, you’d probably think twice before letting their [...]

When Should A Child Take on the Responsibility of Self-Care of Anaphylaxis?

  If you have a child with food allergies, when do you know that they [...]

New study finds potential new treatment for peanut allergy

New treatment for peanut allergy? A new gene therapy developed by scientists at Weill Cornell [...]

Can you grow out of allergies?

Can you grow out of allergies? It’s not known exactly why some children will outgrow [...]

What are the signs of a food allergy in a baby?

It can be difficult to recognise the signs of a food allergy in a baby [...]

New Technology for Anaphylaxis – EPI-TRAK And AnAPPhylaxis

    It seems that in today’s world, everyone has a smart phone. It’s hard [...]

Can you avoid all traces of peanuts in public places?

  If you or your child has a peanut allergy, you’ve likely been told to [...]

Biphasic Anaphylaxis – What you need to know

What is a Biphasic Reaction? A biphasic reaction is a two phase anaphylactic event. This means [...]

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Finding a Babysitter for a Child with Serious Allergies

Leaving your child with a babysitter or childminder when they have serious allergies is worrying. [...]

Preparing for Summer Camp with Allergies and Asthma

  Sending your child to summer camp can be worrying for any parent. For parents [...]

My top tips for pitching on Dragons’ Den

Hi everyone! My name is Anne Walsh. I appeared on Season 7 of Ireland’s Dragons’ [...]

Food allergies and anxiety

When a child has a food allergy, it can be very stressful for the child and [...]

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New Adrenaline Auto Injector in Development – AllergyStop

AllergyStop is a newly designed adrenaline auto injector. The AllergyStop adrenaline auto injector is a [...]

New Adrenaline Auto Injector in Development – Adrenacard

Many people who suffer from anaphylaxis can forgot to bring their pen with them when [...]

Survey highlights the need for greater access to EpiPens in schools and public places

New survey shows 1 in 5 anaphylactic reactions in schools occur in children with no [...]

Disney and Mylan Collaborate on Allergy Friendly Website for Kids and Adults

Check out Disney’s newest kingdom – My Allergy Kingdom! This website was created by Disney [...]

Scientists may have found the cell that causes severe allergic reaction.

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital may have found out what causes some people with food [...]

How to Recognise and Treat Anaphylaxis

The BBC Two show Trust Me, I’m A Doctor recently featured a segment on allergies [...]

Asthma Cure Potentially 5 Years Away

Potential Cause Researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a drug that can prevent the symptoms of [...]

What is Anaphylaxis?

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction which requires immediate emergency medical care. An allergic reaction [...]

Useful Links!

We have just added this section to our blog to help by giving you some [...]

Home schooling a severely allergic child?

Seven-year-old Devon’s severe allergies prevent him from attending school, physically, but with the help of [...]

Kids with Allergies

Hi there, I am a mum of four children, one of whom has multiple allergies.  I’ve [...]

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