Publications we have featured in:
All you need to know about allergic rhinitis
In this article, esteemed London-based consultant paediatric allergist, Professor Helen Brough, details what exactly allergic rhinitis is, what causes the condition, and how it can be most effectively treated.
Feeling comfortable in their skin: All about paediatric eczema
The quality of life of both child and their parents, or carers, is significantly affected by paediatric eczema. Here to offer expert, reassuring advice about this condition is leading paediatric allergist Professor Helen Brough
Don’t take the risk: know your child’s food allergies
Allergic reactions can be scary, especially if the root cause of them is unknown. A common cause is food, but there are many kinds of foods and that can make finding the root cause difficult.
Asthma in children: Symptoms and diagnosis
A persistent dry cough as well as breathing difficulties and wheezing can be a sign of allergic asthma in children. In this informative article, highly esteemed consultant paediatric allergist Professor Helen Brough expertly explains how asthma is diagnosed in very young children and how the condition differs in adults.
Allergic rhinitis: Why allergies are causing your children’s nose and eyes to swell
Affecting around one in every five people in the UK, allergic rhinitis can make allergy management even more difficult than it already is. Here to explain how it impacts children and young people is leading consultant paediatric allergist Professor Helen Brough.
The do’s and don’ts of treating children’s eczema at home
In this expert guide for parents, leading consultant paediatric allergist Professor Helen Brough details the do’s and don’ts of treating children’s eczema at home, including advice on choosing and applying products and bath time routines as well as when to see a specialist.
ASK THE EXPERT! Professor Helen Brough talks about Asthma in children
In this London Mums magazine article, Professor Helen Brough answers some common questions about Asthma in children, including different symptoms, diagnosis, and how Asthma differs from adults to children.
Defining challenge-proven coexistent nut and sesame seed allergy: A prospective multicenter European study
In the Pronuts study, Helen Brough showed that children with one nut allergy are on average able to introduce 9 other nuts into their diet which improves quality of life and reduces dietary restrictions. The study was pan-European so shows differences in nut allergies across different geographical regions.
Epicutaneous sensitization in the development of food allergy: What is the evidence and how can this be prevented?
In this review from April 2020 Helen Brough summarises the evidence that children become allergic to food through an inflamed disrupted skin barrier, and summarised studies which have looked into how to prevent this from happening.
Managing childhood allergies and immunodeficiencies during respiratory virus epidemics – The 2020 COVID‐19 pandemic: A statement from the EAACI‐section on paediatrics
In her position as Chair of the Paediatric Section for the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Helen Brough led a Statement in April 2020 on managing childhood allergies and immunodeficiencies during the COVID‐19 pandemic.
One nut allergy doesn’t rule all nuts out:
HELSINKI — For most children with a tree nut allergy, other nuts and seeds can be introduced into the diet, with challenges and supervision, particularly when they are younger, results from the prospective…
Peanut allergy and the skin: Q&A with Professor Helen Brough:
The skin may hold the answer as to why some children develop peanut allergies before they’ve even eaten a single peanut, suggests new research.
Professor Helen Brough is the lead author of a groundbreaking U.K. study that reveals how exposure to peanut residue in household dust can increase the risk that…
How to beat hayfever:
Streaming, itchy eyes, sneezing and blocked noses: the symptoms of hay fever lead to months of misery for an estimated 15 million people in this country.
Cases, caused by the body mistakenly reacting to pollen, have been steadily growing for decades. In the Seventies, only 10 per cent of the population…
Peanut in house dust linked to peanut allergy in children with skin gene mutation:
A new study led by researchers at King’s College London in collaboration with the University of Manchester and the University of Dundee has found a strong link between exposure to peanut protein in household dust during infancy and the development of peanut allergy in children genetically predisposed…