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Anaphylactic shock or anaphylaxis is a severe and sometimes life-threatening immune system reaction to an antigen that a person has been previously exposed to. The reaction may include itchy skin, edema, collapsed blood vessels, fainting, difficulty in breathing, and death.
Allergy charities encourage parents, teachers to ‘Check It, Don’t Chance It’ to safeguard allergic children

Allergy charities encourage parents, teachers to ‘Check It, Don’t Chance It’ to safeguard allergic children

Study shows the importance of collagen for comprehensive diagnosis of fish allergy

Study shows the importance of collagen for comprehensive diagnosis of fish allergy

Pandemic-inspired food labeling raises alarms for those with food allergies

Pandemic-inspired food labeling raises alarms for those with food allergies

New drug can prevent life-threatening anaphylaxis, shows study

New drug can prevent life-threatening anaphylaxis, shows study

Allergies linked to higher junk food consumption, suggests new study

Allergies linked to higher junk food consumption, suggests new study

Researchers identify potential nutritional alternative for people with fish allergy

Researchers identify potential nutritional alternative for people with fish allergy

Scientists reveal active role of IgG antibodies in severity of anaphylaxis

Scientists reveal active role of IgG antibodies in severity of anaphylaxis

New test developed for accurate and safe diagnosis of peanut allergies

New test developed for accurate and safe diagnosis of peanut allergies

Platelets play more important role in the immune system than previously thought

Platelets play more important role in the immune system than previously thought

Skin patch offers hope for people with peanut allergy

Skin patch offers hope for people with peanut allergy

Symptoms, triggers of food intolerance found to be similar in animals and humans

Symptoms, triggers of food intolerance found to be similar in animals and humans

New nanoallergen technology could help provide clear, accurate assessment of peanut allergies

New nanoallergen technology could help provide clear, accurate assessment of peanut allergies

Tyson Foods Inc. recalls over 2 million pounds of chicken products

Tyson Foods Inc. recalls over 2 million pounds of chicken products

Citric acid in e-liquids may produce significant amounts of respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapour

Citric acid in e-liquids may produce significant amounts of respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapour

Bees pose biggest public health threat in Australia, research shows

Bees pose biggest public health threat in Australia, research shows

Enzyme identified in baker's yeast can efficiently annihilate leukemia cells

Enzyme identified in baker's yeast can efficiently annihilate leukemia cells

Researchers develop new way to test strength of immune response

Researchers develop new way to test strength of immune response

Researchers discover new therapeutic target for controlling fatal allergic reactions

Researchers discover new therapeutic target for controlling fatal allergic reactions

New drug holds potential for treating advanced mastocytosis

New drug holds potential for treating advanced mastocytosis

Specific commercial red algae could help combat food allergies

Specific commercial red algae could help combat food allergies