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Allergies

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Walking the allergy tightrope

Australia has been called the world’s ‘allergy capital’ because of the increases in rates of allergies and anaphylaxis over the last twenty years. As there is essentially no cure for allergies, it has become a significant public health issue - highlighted by the long waiting...
Journal article

Climate change and allergy in Australia: an innovative, high-income country, at potential risk

This article aims to review published research on the impacts of climate change on allergens and allergic diseases from an Australian perspective.
Video

Why am I?: The science of us: episode 4: Dirt poor is bad

Why Am I?: The Science of Us (also known as Predict My Future: The Science of Us) is a 2016 New Zealand documentary series about the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study, a long-runningcohort study
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Reducing the lead load in childhood and measles immunisation in children with allergy to eggs

Lead exposure in early childhood can have serious effects on development. Reducing the lead exposure of young children is thus critical. In the wake of a 1993 NHMRC call to urgently reduce the lead load of Australians, this article sets out the common ways that...