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Health

Allergy Medication Could Help Skin Cancer Patients, Study Finds

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A common antihistamine drug could help patients diagnosed with skin cancer melanoma, a new study has suggested.

News

News

First-Ever Drug For Deadly Peanut Allergies In Children Approved For Use

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A groundbreaking drug to combat potentially deadly peanut allergies in children has been approved for use, the first of its kind in the United States.

National

National

'Christmas Tree Syndrome' Sends Aussie Mum To Hospital

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It was supposed to be the family's first picture-perfect Christmas. Instead, a young mum was left with bleeding skin and rashes, after an unexpected allergic reaction to a tree.

Health

Health

Parents Reveal The Pain Of Helping A Child With Eczema

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Childhood eczema affects 30 per cent of Aussie kids but treatment options are limited, leaving parents to try everything they can to ease the ‘agonising’ pain.

Health

Health

Aussie Doctor Slams Child EpiPen Shortage As 'Not Good Enough'

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The Australian doctors association has blasted a shortage of lifesaving EpiPens for children, saying they weren't notified by the manufacturers that there was a problem.

Health

Health

A New Peanut Allergy Treatment Could Mean Peanut Butter For Everyone

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A new peanut allergy treatment out of Melbourne could help save lives -- and put PB&J sandwiches back on the menu.

World

World

Young Boy Dies From Suspected Reaction To The Smell Of Cooked Fish

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Police in the US are reportedly investigating whether an 11-year-old boy died from an allergic reaction to the smell of cooked fish. 

Health

Health

Hayfever Sufferers Take Note, The Week Ahead Is Something To Be Sneezed At

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Hayfever sufferers are being warned to prepare medication and stay indoors, as pollen counts nationwide are set to hit high levels in coming days.