The right tomato for people with birch pollen allergy
Certain varieties of tomatoes contain less allergy-triggering proteins (allergens) than others. A team at the Technical University of Munich discovered which ones.
The all-clear has been given for people with contact allergies: the preservative MIT from laundry detergents is undetectable in laundered textiles. For the first time, researchers investigate whether the substance leaves residues in laundry.
Focus on Hay Fever – What Are the Latest Research Findings?
In the coming days and weeks, more and more birch pollen will be released into the air, and many people with hay fever will feel it.
Teddy in the Freezer: How Much Cold Can Mites Tolerate?
Soft toys are delicate. Most of them can’t be washed at high temperatures without losing their shape. Parents of children with house dust mite allergies are therefore advised to put soft toys in the freezer on a regular basis. The
Vitamin D protects against allergic asthma attacks
Vitamin D is like a miracle vitamin for the prevention of many diseases. It is often impossible to confirm the assumption that the vitamin has a protective effect. But it does appear to have a positive effect on allergic asthma.
Majority of People Want Allergen Labelling
In Germany, 67 per cent of the population believe it is important to provide information about potential allergy-triggering ingredients on food packaging. This was the conclusion of the 2018 food report issued by the German Federal Ministry of Food and
Allergy App Review: The Pollen App
We test allergy apps for you on smartphones and tablets. The Pollen app is the first application in our review series. The Pollen app offers much more than just pollen forecasts. It allows users to log their symptoms. The app … More