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Food allergies occur when the immune system identifies the proteins contained within food as foreign bodies and mounts an attack in the same way as it does when microbes and bacteria are detected.
New treatment stops peanut allergy for 6 weeks with single dose

New treatment stops peanut allergy for 6 weeks with single dose

New information on benefits of oral food challenges when diagnosing food allergies

New information on benefits of oral food challenges when diagnosing food allergies

Allergy shots effective in reducing PFAS symptoms in pediatric patients

Allergy shots effective in reducing PFAS symptoms in pediatric patients

Online information on food allergies has negative impact on medical decisions

Online information on food allergies has negative impact on medical decisions

HIMC at Mount Sinai to evaluate therapeutic effects of novel cancer immunotherapy

HIMC at Mount Sinai to evaluate therapeutic effects of novel cancer immunotherapy

Sesame allergy is common among children with other food allergies

Sesame allergy is common among children with other food allergies

Nearly half of parents have declined kids' play date invitations, poll finds

Nearly half of parents have declined kids' play date invitations, poll finds

Heavier babies more likely to develop childhood allergies

Heavier babies more likely to develop childhood allergies

Heavier babies may be at greater risk of childhood allergies

Heavier babies may be at greater risk of childhood allergies

Meat allergy triggered by tick bites explained

Meat allergy triggered by tick bites explained

Kent State researcher receives NIH funding to teach children food allergy safety skills

Kent State researcher receives NIH funding to teach children food allergy safety skills

Sesame could be added to the list of allergens on food packaging

Sesame could be added to the list of allergens on food packaging

New study launched to evaluate experimental treatment for food allergy

New study launched to evaluate experimental treatment for food allergy

Dry cracked skin of eczema patients promotes 'atopic march'

Dry cracked skin of eczema patients promotes 'atopic march'

Common antibacterial agent may be bad news for bone health

Common antibacterial agent may be bad news for bone health

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Allergies linked to higher junk food consumption, suggests new study

Allergies linked to higher junk food consumption, suggests new study

Young eczema sufferers infected with common skin bacterium are at higher risk of food allergy

Young eczema sufferers infected with common skin bacterium are at higher risk of food allergy

Treatment guidelines for managing anaphylaxis in children need to be reassessed

Treatment guidelines for managing anaphylaxis in children need to be reassessed

Newly identified skin-gut communication helps illuminate link between food allergy and eczema

Newly identified skin-gut communication helps illuminate link between food allergy and eczema