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Stainless steel crowns not good for those with a nickel allergy. July 2012
Coin change may cause more skin problems April 2012
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
Nickel-free teeth braces are better for people with nickel allergy
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
Cancer-protective effects seen for type 4 allergies July 2011
Reactions to nickel exremely rare (well under 0.01%) with the use of Essure permanent birth control implants. July 2011
Vaccinations and allergy shots causing allergies to aluminium January 2011
Genetic basis for nickel allergy discovered August 2010
Nickel in phone casings causes contact allergic reactions January 2010
Articles on nickel allergy/intolerance
First Published in January 2010
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