Allergy

[How common is fragrance allergy really?]

Fragrances are regarded as the most common contact allergens after nickel. In this context, the frequency of positive patch test reactions to fragrance mix is often presented as proof. According to EU regulation No. 1223/2009,...

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Smoking tied to worse outcomes after a stroke

By Lisa Rapaport People who smoke or have recently quit have higher odds of being severely impaired after a stroke than their counterparts who never smoked, a new study suggests. Smoking has long been linked to an increased risk...

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