Do allergies such as hay fever, asthma and eczema arise more from allergy genetics or environmental factors? It’s commonly accepted that these conditions are derived from a combination of the two, scientists are now trying to find out more about which actual genes are responsible for causing allergic misery. Millions of allergy sufferers endure a variety of unpleasant allergy symptoms […]
Allergy Australia explores the latest international and Australian studies dealing with eczema. Allergy Australia looks in depth at the symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention of eczema in Australians.
Sucking on your baby’s dummy seems to help guard them against infant eczema. A Swedish study at Gothenburg university reported that a parent sucking on the dummy before giving it to their children may give considerable protection against the development of eczema later in life. The study found that an infant’s exposure to parental […]
Latest Australian research, suggests ‘yes’! A study of 7600 Australian children found that they’re LESS likely to have peanut allergy, egg allergy and eczema in the northern states, which receive more sunlight. The odds of having a peanut allergy were six times greater for children 8-9 years old in southern Australia and these children were […]