allergy today issue 139 (summer 2011/12)
A century ago, a ground breaking discovery was made: immunotherapy. No one really understands how it works, but this old form of treatment is experiencing a renaissance.
20 100 years! New changes to an old treatment
for those of us with eczema, the summer months can be either a blessing or a curse. Whether you respond well to the sun, or tend to flare, there can be a number of things you can do to protect your skin.
26 Eczema and the Sun
Whether at home at the office or at school, we spend about 90% of our time indoors where pollutants may be 2 to 5 times higher than outside. These high levels may increase the risk of irritation, allergic reactions or asthma. We put VOCs under the spotlight.
34 Get a breath of fresh air
38 Schools and Anaphylaxis:knowing the risks
You've made it through the school yearTheres no holiday for managing allergies though and now is an excellent time to start planning for next year. Whether your child is at primary, intermediate or secondary school what exactly do you - and your school - need to know?
7 Allergy New Zealand news
10 Your questions
15 Living with cow's milk anaphylaxis
18 Allergies no barrier
34 Healthy home: Get a breath of fresh air
38 The food air
47 Subscribe and win
50 Gluten free flour power