Multidisciplinary centre in allergy needed to prevent asthma
The Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association (NAAF) issued a press release demanding cross-professional centres for diagnosis and treatment of allergy to focus on the relationship between allergy and  ...

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"Oasis Allergies" magazine of the FPA and AFPRAL available
After 20 years of publication, the quarterly magazine of the Prevention des Allergies absl and Association Francaise pour la prevention des allergies“Oasis Allergies" has been renewed. It includes new ...

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EFA member news: Week 15 is the Allergy Week in Finland
The Finnish Allergy and Asthma Federation and its’ member associations organize yearly Allergy Week in April 12th-18th. As before, we meet people in shopping centres and all around the country.  ...

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THADE - EU funded project
The results of THADE (Towards Healthy Air in Dwellings in Europe) project results have now been published in Allergy - a peer reviewed journal. The project results underline the serious environment  ...

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Treat Your Allergy! Finnish Allergy Week
The Finnish Allergy and Asthma Foundation are planning large information and event campaign entitled ‘Treat Your Allergy’ during national Allergy Week (24-30 April 2006). The objective i ...

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EFA calls on MEPs to prioritize allergy, asthma and COPD
On Wednesday 22 February, the European Parliament’s Environment Committee is due to vote on the European Commission Proposal for the EU 7th Framework Programme for Research and EFA has sent each ...

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Renovated allergy and tobacco literature library re-opened
EFA members FARES and Prevention des Allergies (PA) re-launched their Brussels library on allergic diseases and tobacco control, which is open to the public (For details: biliotheque@fares.be). Ne ...

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Food Allergy Patients in Europe want to know what they eat
17th May 2003 - Food Labelling. An estimated 4 % of the adults and 8 % of the children in EU suffer from food allergy. EFA, the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Asso ...

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Respiratory Allergies: a problem affecting 80 million people
Presents the aims, methodology and results of a survey Allergy - Living and Learning on quality of life in respiratory allergy and the prevalence of the diseases in Europe.