immune system

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

Asthma and pollen

In spring and summer many of us like to spend plenty of time outdoors. However, for some people with asthma,

Buteyko breathing for asthma

What is the Buteyko breathing method? The Buteyko breathing method focusses on the rhythm and rate of breathing, aiming to

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

Asthma: preventer medications

Asthma is a chronic (long-term) inflammatory disorder of the airways. Preventer medicines are anti-inflammatory medications. They make your airways less

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