Allergy Today issue 156 (Autumn 2016)
In this issue...
ON BOARD WITH THE NAVY
Dr Sefton Moy reports on actions taken by the Defence Force to minimise risk for those with allergies.
Dietitian Julie Leeper explores the impact of gut bacteria on some allergies.
RESEARCH UPDATE: IMMUNE SYSTEM
Professor Graham Le Gros & Dr Elizabeth Forbes-Blom outline research into the development of our immune system
MY STORY: PARASITES AS FRIENDS
Allergy NZ member Lyn Jolly shares her findings and personal journey towards better health.
Allergy NZ advisor Penny Jorgenson highlights the need for updated guidelines for parents.
Asthma and allergies can be triggered by a range of environmental factors. Teresa Demetriou from the Asthma & Respiratory Foundation provides advice on how to reduce the most common triggers.
WHAT IS SALICYLATE?
Salicylate sensitivity is less well known than food allergies. Dr Russell Barker explains how to recognise and manage this condition.
EPIPEN FIRST AID
Thinking of putting an EpiPen in your first aid kit? Penny Jorgensen outlines the considerations.