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All articles from: December, 2011

Individuals more likely to develop cat allergies as adults

Allergists suggest individuals avoid engaging in regular exposure to cats during adulthood if they are concerned about developing sensitivities to the animals.

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Bacteria in sink drains could stir allergies

Some serious eye infections may have been caused when vulnerable individuals washed their contact lenses in water that was contaminated by Fusarium.

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Doctors caution about limitations of allergy tests

The piece urges physicians to avoid using solely skin-prick and blood testing to diagnose patients with allergies.

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Smoking contributes to asthma condition worsened by aspirin use

If AERD sufferers are exposed to aspirin, they could undergo an asthma attack or develop anaphylaxis up to three hours after taking the drug.

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