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Nickel allergy. Dr Janice Joneja discusses its diagnosis and management. February 2014
Nickel sensitives should avoid Blackberry phones as they contain nickel (iPhones and Androids do not). Blackberries also contain cobalt. November 2012
When heavy use of mobile/cell phones wears off the plastic coatings on metallic keypads and other parts, it could be problematic for people with metal sensitivities. November 2012
Helpful tips for avoiding contact with nickel in the WhatAllergy? blog. July 2011
Nickel Allergy – an investigation by Sarah Merson. 2008
Immunological characterization of the allergic contact mucositis related to the ingestion of nickel-rich foods. July 2014
New coins deposit four time as much nickel on the skin and may cause sever problems for those sensitive to nickel. May 2013
Despite the 2009 revision of the EU Nickel Directive, the proportion of mobile phones with significant nickel release remains unchanged, perpetuating this persistent cause of nickel allergy and dermatitis. December 2012
Excessive consumption of high-nickel foods such as cocoa could signficantly worse nickel-contact dermataitis in nickel sensitive patients. May 2011
Metal snaps on children's clothes are a potential source of nickel sensitisation in very young children and should be avoided. June 2011
Reactions to nickel extremely rare (well under 0.01%) with the use of Essure permanent birth control implants. July 2011
Genetic basis for nickel allergy discovered. August 2010
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