Use of Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term and/or high-dose use of a class of medications used for hay fever, depression and other ills has been linked in a new study to a higher risk of dementia.

Keep Allergies in Mind When Planning Valentine's Day

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When choosing a Valentine's Day present for your sweetheart, make sure it won't trigger an allergic reaction.

Health Tip: Spotting the Signs of Eye Allergy

(HealthDay News) -- Airborne allergens affect not only your nasal passages, but also your eyes. Red, itchy eyes can be uncomfortable and may even affect your vision.

Health Tip: Can't Eat Wheat Flour?

(HealthDay News) -- If you can't eat wheat flour, there's a wide variety of alternatives available.

Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies

SATURDAY, Dec. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The holidays can be anything but joyous for people with allergies when they contend with fresh trees, scented candles and other allergy triggers.

Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction

THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Few people know how to properly use the medical devices that contain lifesaving medications for severe allergic reactions and asthma attacks, a new study shows.

Health Tip: Watch for Food Allergies

(HealthDay News) -- Food allergies can make holiday parties worrisome, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself.

Experts Urge Quick Use of Epinephrine for Severe Allergic Reactions

TUESDAY, Dec. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People having a severe allergic reaction need immediate treatment with the medication epinephrine, newly released guidelines say.

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to peanut protein in household dust may increase the risk of peanut allergy in infants with the skin condition eczema, a new study reveals.

'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies

SATURDAY, Nov. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The wide variety and complexity of foods served at holiday gatherings can pose a threat for people with food allergies, an expert warns.