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A cattle carcass is pictured on the Agropil ranch as the Pilcomayo river faces its worst drought in almost two decades, in Boqueron, on the border between Paraguay and Argentina, July 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Parents need to be aware of the potential risks of hair dye use before they let their children experiment with hair colour, a doctor has warned. One of the most commonly used chemicals in hair-dye, Pa...
Climate change is already taking a major toll on public health and threatening to reverse progress made over the past century in combatting infectious diseases, according to one of the world's oldest...
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As the warmth of Spring sets in, health authorities are urging asthma and hay fever sufferers to be prepared for unexpected weather changes that may trigger an attack. The early warning comes after a...
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Probiotics could be the key to curing children of peanut allergies, and might also point the way to breakthroughs on treating any food allergy at all. New research published recently in the Lancet Ch...
There's a story doing the rounds suggesting gin could help ease the symptoms of hay fever in sufferers. But, unfortunately, it's not true. Multiple publications reported that experts had said drinking...
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(That's still super fun).
The association was stronger if patients received antibiotics more than once.
Early life nutrition is the term commonly used by researchers to describe the nutrition that a baby gets throughout pregnancy, breast or formula feeding through until their second birthday. And it's really important.
This man is the Michelangelo of toast.
Experts share a few solutions that might solve your migraines, back pain, knee pain and more.
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While some parents still think of allergies as simply 'no peanut butter in the lunchbox', lived experience showed allergy mum Eden that the reality can be very different.
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Australia's peak allergy body is throwing out old recommendations and asking parents to feed their babies allergenic foods like seafood and peanuts. The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and...
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You can thank this unusually warm and wet winter for an allergy season that has arrived early, and with a vengeance. Weather forecasters are predicting a "bigger and badder" allergy season for 2016, w...
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We've all seen the movies where someone has an allergic reaction to something and the next minute their face resembles an itchy overblown pizza. (Will Smith in 'Hitch', we're looking at you.) While f...
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I wanted to share this cautionary tale because I've found that not everyone accepts that anaphylaxis is a life-or-death situation. In my experience, not everyone understands the dangers and urgency of anaphylactic reactions. And mistakes can happen all too easily.
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You might have cockroaches to thank for those dark circles under your eyes. If you toss and turn throughout the night and wake up sneezing, with post nasal drip, itchy, watery eyes or a sore throat, y...
What we lack in terms of the reality show Survivor's exotic locations -- Lake Burley Griffin is no Bora Bora -- we more than make up for in terms of hidden dangers. Specifically, our pollen-count. And our ingenuity in beating the annual assault on our senses is unsurpassed.