allergy

Immunotherapy treatment

Immunotherapy (also called desensitisation) is a treatment for some allergies, which involves giving a person gradually increasing doses of the

Video: Food allergy and anaphylaxis

Video transcript Maria Said, CEO, Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia How do you define a food allergy? A food allergy is

Video: Living with food allergy

Video transcript Kate – Allergy sufferer How do you define a food allergy? So a food allergy to me is

Insect sting allergy

Allergies to insect stings There are many stinging insects found in Australia, and a surprising number of Australians are allergic

Australian scorpion stings not fatal

Scorpions are common throughout Australian gardens and in the bush. There are many different species, with the most venomous located

Mammalian meat allergy

Mammalian meat allergy or MMA is an allergy to meat, and sometimes also to other animal products such as dairy

Australia leads the world in deaths from anaphylaxis

More people in Australia are dying from anaphylaxis than in any other developed country, warn immunologists, with medication and bee

Warmer weather brings white-tail spiders out to play

White-tail spiders are on prowl according to data collected by myDr.com.au. The number of people searching for information on white-tail

Ant sting anaphylaxis mostly due to jack jumpers

A study mapping cases of anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) after ant stings has shown the problem is focused on Australia’s

Pet reptile food – a cause of allergy

The growing popularity of reptiles as pets is spawning a new source of allergens in the home — the grasshoppers

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