Cape Town pollen counts off the charts

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been monitoring pollen in different areas of Cape Town for more than 20 years and has noticed a massive surge in pollen levels.

STUDY: Food allergy research in SA

What proportion of children with egg and peanut allergies outgrow their allergies after five years? Professor Claudia Gray’s work shows unexpectedly high rates of food allergy in children with eczema

Revolutionary discovery to reduce sensitivity to allergies

Researchers have found a way to silence the allergic inflammation in mice with a form of immune transfer and gene therapy allowing the immune system to become tolerant of previous allergens.

Proper diagnosis of seasonal allergies vital

This is according to Dr Todd Mahr, Director for Paediatric Allergy/Immunology at Gundersen Health System in Wisconsin.