Thousands of people suffering from peanut allergies could be saved from potentially fatal allergic reactions thanks to a revolutionary new therapy spearheaded by British doctors.
Rising temperatures are forcing false widow spiders up north
Scientists have discovered a blood clotting protein they believe contributes towards allergic asthma, a finding that could help develop more targeted treatments in the future.
Andy Batty, 48, was helping his daughter, Catherine, 17, ride her pony
The clear liquid in Joe Nagy's nostrils was in fact protective fluid dripping through a rip in the membrane surrounding his brain
The Employment Minister Jo Swinson was recovering last night after suffering a potentially fatal anaphylactic shock. The 33-year-old Liberal Democrat MP, who has a peanut allergy, said her life was saved by doctors at Glasgow's Southern General Hospital who administered adrenaline shots, oxygen and steroids.
While much of the nation gears up for temperatures topping 20C on Monday, the high tree pollen count may signal a day of suffering inside for ten million hay fever sufferers.
Hay fever sufferers are likely to struggle through this weekend's sunny weather, with high levels of pollen expected across England.
Natalie Hemme suffered a rare allergic reaction after being bitten on the wrist by a house spider
A man has died after winning a live cockroach-eating competition in Florida.
Calf was cloned with extra genetic material that 'switches off' the protein allergen
After paying out thousands of dollars in compensation to allergic workers, US authorities are banning artificial scents
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Italian's latest scare in Kiev demonstrates seriousness of problem that also affects English golfer Ian Poulter
Manchester City star Mario Balotelli had to be substituted during last night's Europa League tie after the Italian's face became swollen. It seems that the striker has an allergy to certain types of grass.
Parents of children with suspected food allergies are warned today to avoid high street tests and diagnostic services advertised online which have "no value", according to experts.