Dealing With Allergies This Summer

Kieran MacRae | Posted 30.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kieran MacRae

It might usually be a spring problem but my nose is still suffering from allergies as we charge through Summer. And with a runny nose in tow, I set about to find out the best ways to deal with allergies. But the allergies don't just stop at pollen my flat used to have a dog in it and there is still pet hair floating around that seems to creep up on me.

Hay Fever Injection - Friend Or Foe?

Dr Seth Rankin | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK
Dr Seth Rankin

Heard of the hay fever injection? You may have heard good or bad things about it, but it's time to remove the sting and look at the real pros and cons...

Why Our Health Services Are Under Pressure From 'Summer Colds'

Dr Nitin Shori | Posted 09.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nitin Shori

Hay fever is rife at the moment and my GP surgery had an influx of sufferers this last week. We expect to see people when the pollen count is high, but this, combined with the unusually hot weather, is putting considerable pressure on Britain's healthcare services.

6 Ways To Stop Hayfever In Its Tracks This Spring

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Spring is here, bringing with it sunshine and flowers. But for many, it also signals a more sinister side to the season. Our old nemesis: 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 ...