Kate Young, Author at Allergy Test Ireland

Kate Young, BSc

Lab Manager

Kate Young joined Allergy Testing in 2020 after working in private laboratories in Japan for 15 years as a Clinical Bio Scientist and embryologist. As Lab Manager, Kate works on IVDR and GLP accreditation.


Posts by Kate Young:

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Eczema And Seasonal Allergies

When winter is over, many people struggle with pollen allergies every year. Seasonal allergies cause a response like itchy, watery eyes and sneezing and can also include eczema as a symptom. Allergies defined as “seasonal allergies” are named so because once the season is over, those suffering from specific pollen allergies are relieved since this […]

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Seasonal Allergy Testing

Seasonal allergies, which are also known as allergic rhinitis or hay fever, occur in a particular season. Seasonal allergies happen during certain months of the year, usually when grass, trees, and weeds release pollen (tiny particles) into the air for the purpose of fertilization. Seasonal allergy symptoms appear when your immune system overreacts to pollen. […]

Foods To Boost Your Immune System

Staying healthy should always be top of mind, though many of us simply put it the back of our minds to focus on other things.  It’s totally normal as soon as you become independent, but now’s the time to take a look around at the world and see that it really is your choice to […]

Egg Allergies: Symptoms, Diet and Testing

Some allergies are more common than others.  One of the most common to learn about is an egg allergy.  This is typically heard about with children, though it can persist into adulthood, and it can even be an adult on-set allergy (these cases are becoming more and more common as time goes on).  If you […]

Should You Be Going Gluten Free?

Living your life free of discomfort from “bad” food doesn’t need to be rocket science.  It also doesn’t need to take you 5 years to do properly.  The nugget of information surrounding living better and healthier is almost embarrassingly simple: get support from established institutions.  It doesn’t mean you need to spend countless hours at […]

5 Wheat Allergy Symptoms You Might Be Missing

When we think of allergies, we think of the suddenly appearing rash, the gasping, and the fainting that we expect from watching too many movies or TV shows. This is true for some people, of course, but there are milder symptoms that can be missed completely and causing you harm and damage without even realizing it. […]

The Language of Cells Could Be The Code to Allergies

It’s nice to think that we can simply put our trust in the medical field blindly when it comes to treatment for personal health problems, but the reality is that there are a lot of things that are still being developed and understood about the human body.  One of the mysterious functions still being researched […]

Can Antibiotics Raise the Risk of Allergies?

When we think of antibiotics, we think of the restorative and potentially life-saving medications that both children and adults get in order to kick a virus to the curb and help them to recover without as much difficulty. However, a new study tells us that getting antibiotics as infants could actually increase your likelihood of […]

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