allergy Archive

SECOND OPINION | Personality plays a role for people with a food allergy — but it's not what you think

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news

Penicillin allergy labels are 'frequent but frequently inaccurate,' investigators find

Many people who are labelled as allergic to penicillin can safely take the important antibiotic, say doctors

Woman's swollen lips traced to severe Polysporin ointment allergy

A woman developed a severe allergic reaction to the antibiotic ointment Polysporin, say doctors in Ottawa