Help at hand for those who have nasal allergy

About one in three Singaporeans suffers from early-morning sniffles, a runny or blocked nose, and other nasal allergy symptoms, according to a study in 2013.. Read more at|By SAMANTHA BOH

Carbohydrate in milk formula linked to rare allergy cases

SINGAPORE – An ingredient used in some milk formula here has been found to cause allergies in rare cases, said the authorities on Tuesday afternoon (July 13).. Read more at

Thumb suckers less prone to allergies

WELLINGTON (AFP) – Infants who suck their thumbs or bite their nails appear less prone to allergies as adults, New Zealand researchers have found.. Read more at

Time to abandon the hygiene hypothesis: New perspectives on allergic disease, the human microbiome, infectious disease prevention and the role of targeted hygiene

Aims: To review the burden of allergic and infectious diseases and the evidence for a link to microbial exposure, the human microbiome and immune system, and to assess whether we could develop…