9. August 2017 in Everyday tips

Can one be ‘allergic’ to mosquito bites?

For most people, mosquito bites are a harmless nuisance. But in certain individuals, large hives can develop on the skin where they have been bitten. Do these reactions indicate an allergy? ECARF spoke about this with Marcus Maurer, Professor of

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29. April 2016 in

Insect Venom Allergy

During the spring and summer months, allergy sufferers are not the only ones wary of bees, wasps and other insects. These belong to the Hymenoptera order of insects, and their stings cause painful swelling and itching in non-allergic individuals. However,

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