Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

AGM 2019

We are holding our 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference at the Hilton Manchester Airport Hotel on Saturday 25th January 2020. Our featured speaker will be Dr Frank Siebenhaar, a leading international expert on mast cells and who sees patients as an allergist/dermatologist.  Prof. Siebenhaar’s research focuses on the biology of mast cells and the pathophysiology of mast cell 


Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Ketotifen Update (4th December 2019)

Ketotifen Tablets(1mg) may be available through four companies that have permission to import unlicensed medications into the UK. Those companies are Mawdsley’s, Waymade PLC, Alium Medical, and Target Healthcare. Your pharmacist or hospital can contact those companies directly to find out which products they can secure. As soon as we have more information about the 


Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Ranitidine Recalls?

Many people with mast cell diseases will have been prescribed the H2 blocker, Ranitidine.  You may have seen that there are concerns about whether some ranitidine products contain a chemical called NDMA. NDMA has been shown to cause health problems in laboratory rats who have been given NDMA in large doses.  For this reasons, some 


Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Cutting Out Chocolate for Charity!

Helen Stevens and her daughter Ruby (age 9) quit their favourite sweet treat, chocolate, for a whole month! The family wanted to support their youngest member, Florence, who has Mastocytosis. When Florence was first diagnosed, Helen found that our website offered some much-needed clarity on the condition. She says that she now uses our information