Allergies come in all shapes and sizes. Some of us sneeze constantly in the presence of cats, others can’t stomach peanuts. This week we check out a new hayfever treatment, allergy-free peanuts and illegal, allergy-inducing henna.
Immunotherapy - a promising new treatment. Patients take small doses of the allergen regularly, so as to eventually build up immunity. But can it really work?
Supermarket shopping can be a nightmare for peanut allergy sufferers, but their lives could soon be made easier thanks to the development of an allergy-free peanut.
And finally, we explore the effects of illegal toxic henna – permanent scarring and a lifelong allergy.