As the hearing into how Natasha Ednan-Laperouse died after eating a baguette that did not label sesame seeds as an ingredient begins, an expert says allergy-related fatalities are on the rise in Australia.
If it weren't for extensive adaptations of Port Fairy's kindergarten and Catholic school, mainstream education would be a deathtrap for Katie Keane.
Catching the flu or suffering from allergies during pregnancy can trigger the mother's immune system, which can in turn influence the child's susceptibility to psychiatric disorders in later life, such as autism, schizophrenia and ADHD, write Adam Guastella, Russell Dale and Shrujna Patel.
Allergy authorities call out Sony Pictures for its depiction of "blatant food allergy bullying" in the film Peter Rabbit.
Most of us know by now that a peanut butter sandwich can kill. The good news is that introducing foods like peanut and egg to infants before one year of age can reduce the risk of that child developing a food allergy.
If you suffer hayfever, it might be time to ditch the antihistamine tablets in favour of a nasal steroid spray only, according to US experts.
Asthma can be life-threatening, yet pollen counting relies on a person manually gathering the information, using 1940s technology. But new techniques offer hope for sufferers, writes Nick Osborne.
A shortage of life-saving EpiPen devices has seen experts recommend patients use out-of-date stock to treat the severe allergic reaction anaphylaxis.
A new study finds children with autism are more likely to have severe social symptoms if their mothers had chronic asthma or allergies while pregnant.
As the number of Australians with severe food allergies rises, so too has the number of restaurant diners suffering food-induced anaphylaxis.