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CULTURAL SENSITIVITIES   
by JACQUI THORNTON, 1579 words
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The number of people who suffer from allergies has increased massively in the past few decades, and increasingly it is clear that these are illnesses linked to wealth and western lifestyles. But there is no consensus on why this is happening, or how to prevent it. Jacqui Thornton investigates.
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DRUG TESTING   
by REBECCA WALLERSTEINER, 136 words
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Keeping a check on the latest drugs in production.
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EDUCATION CAN SAVE LIVES AND MONEY   
by BARONESS ILORA FINLAY, 805 words
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The UK leads the world in many areas of allergy research, but it lags behind much of Europe when it comes to actually dealing with the problem day-to-day. Lives are being ruined and peopleís health damaged by the poor state of the UKís allergy service, writes Baroness Finlay.
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POLLEN, POLLEN EVERYWHERE   
by REBECCA WALLERSTEINER, 742 words
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It might seem logical to avoid things you might be allergic to, but increasingly it is becoming clear that exposing people to large amounts of allergens can be one of the best ways to cure them, reports Rebecca Wallersteiner.
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THE CURE THAT CAN KILL   
by JEREMY HAZLEHURST, 694 words
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Some people are severely allergic to common drugs such as aspirin and anaesthetic, but many who think they have a problem have been misdiagnosed, writes Jeremy Hazlehurst.
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THREE STUDIES THAT COULD CHANGE HOW WE THINK ABOUT ALLERGY   
by MARIA ANGUITA, 585 words
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CONVINCING THE SCEPTICS   
by DR THOMAS STUTTAFORD, 1505 words
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Some older doctors are still doubtful about allergy, suspecting that it is all in the patientís mind. But thatís a throwback to the days when it was left to alternative practitioners. These days there is no excuse for writing off the problem, writes Dr Thomas Stuttaford.
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SLOWING THE ALLERGIC MARCH   
by MARIA ANGUITA, 959 words
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Children with allergies at a young age are more likely to develop more, but studies are looking at ways to break the chain, writes Maria Anguita.
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COULD PROBIOTICS BE THE MAGIC BULLET?    
by JACQUI THORNTON, 1121 words
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Many clinical trials looking at allergy are based on either avoidance of certain foods or desensitisation. But some scientists now believe that probiotics could help to banish the problem for good, writes Jacqui Thornton.
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ALLERGY: A MODERN EPIDEMIC   
by ADAM FOX, 739 words
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Medics have known about allergies for almost two centuries, and the number of people with them is rising. Yet poor GP training in the UK means that many people are still suffering needlessly, writes leading allergy researcher Dr Adam Fox
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