Pollen

Springtime Dangers for Pets

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

Warmer weather and lighter evenings mean more time spent enjoying our gardens, starting off with simple tasks such as weeding and planting. But it's important to remember that while many of the plants that we commonly keep are beautiful to look at - they're also capable of causing serious damage to the health of our precious pets.

How To Ease Your Hay Fever Symptoms

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Along with the recent burst of sunshine, there has been an increase in people asking for help with their itching eyes and streaming noses. This is...

Pesticides and Pollinators - Time to Act

Ruth Bond | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Politics
Ruth Bond

Our bee population remains in crisis and, in recent months, bees have been in the headlines once again. This is largely in light of a growing body of evidence emerging on the impact that neonicotinoids - a type of systemic insecticide used in agriculture, as well as in the home - has on bee health and wellbeing.

'Cheaper And More Effective' Hay Fever Vaccine

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

As summer arrives, so do itchy eyes, sneezing fits and weekly shops for antihistamines to help hay fever sufferers survive their pollen allergies. ...

Scientists Develop Pollen-Free House Plants

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

New research shows how targeting two bacterial genes into an ornamental plant (Pelargonium), can produce long-lived and pollen-free plants. Spanish...

Hay Fever Season 'Longest For Decades' (PICTURES Relieve Those Symptoms)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Hay fever sufferers have been forced to endure the longest hay fever season in more than two decades, scientists said. The hay fever season for peo...

Heavy Rain Leads To Spike In 'Thunderstorm Asthma Attacks'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Predictions of a stormy summer are cause for concern among Asthma experts, who point out that heavy rain can trigger serious attacks in sufferers. ...

Hay Fever Experts Claim Fruit And Veg Make Symptoms 'Worse'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

As Britain enters hay fever season, pollen from trees and plants, especially birch, is beginning to cause major problems for allergy sufferers across ...