Tag Archives: Allergy

French Fry Kids with Asthma-Burger, please!

Children and adolescents who eat fast food at least three times a week suffer comparatively more often from asthma, hay fever and eczema. Fruits and vegetables protect against these. This is the gist of the ISAAC study, in which two million children and adolescents more...

Article by Michael Strausz

Drug Reactions: Skin Pure

Medications often have undesirable effects on the skin – from harmless rashes to severe organ damage. Many effects first show up only after introduction of the medication into the market place. This is just one more reason to systematically collect data. more...

Anaphylaxis: it can be more sting than a bee

The (early) summer is also the time of the flying pests. Insect bites are usually harmless, in individual cases however sometimes also dangerous. The lethality of an anaphylactic reaction is extremely high. The arsenal of pharmacological weapons employed is not always more...

Tremble before the Drug Fever

Causes of fever are usually bacterial and viral infections. Drugs also come into the picture as 'evildoers'. "Drug fever" makes up about three percent of illness caused by drugs that lead to hospitalisation. more...

Measles – The Party’s over

Undergone childhood diseases are better than vaccinations and their potential complications – this is what critics of vaccination say. The hygiene hypothesis suggests some dirt against allergies. But not everything that puts a child on the sickbed automatically helps more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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