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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.
Exposure to beneficial microorganisms is not affected by targeted hygiene or cleaning

Exposure to beneficial microorganisms is not affected by targeted hygiene or cleaning

Dupilumab considerably reduced asthma exacerbations in young children, shows VOYAGE trial

Dupilumab considerably reduced asthma exacerbations in young children, shows VOYAGE trial

People with venom allergies are more likely to have bone marrow disorder

People with venom allergies are more likely to have bone marrow disorder

Long COVID also affects children, study finds

Long COVID also affects children, study finds

Changes to infant gut bacteria and food allergies are linked to C-section birth, ethnicity

Changes to infant gut bacteria and food allergies are linked to C-section birth, ethnicity

Michigan Medicine to kick off first national study on allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

Michigan Medicine to kick off first national study on allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

NIH-funded clinical trial begins study of systemic allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

NIH-funded clinical trial begins study of systemic allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

Research offers new clues about the underlying mechanisms of itch

Research offers new clues about the underlying mechanisms of itch

Scientists estimate the amount of peanut protein that will elicit an allergic reaction

Scientists estimate the amount of peanut protein that will elicit an allergic reaction

New study to identify prenatal and early childhood markers of high risk for food allergy and eczema

New study to identify prenatal and early childhood markers of high risk for food allergy and eczema

Study: Parents of children with food allergies experience worry, anxiety and stress

Study: Parents of children with food allergies experience worry, anxiety and stress

New mothers need dietary guidance when providing breast milk to children with food allergy

New mothers need dietary guidance when providing breast milk to children with food allergy

Frequent moisturization of infants can lead to food allergies

Frequent moisturization of infants can lead to food allergies

Changes to infant feeding guidelines have led to a decrease in peanut allergy

Changes to infant feeding guidelines have led to a decrease in peanut allergy

Children exposed to air pollution may be at higher risk of disease in adulthood

Children exposed to air pollution may be at higher risk of disease in adulthood

Sensor-based asthma inhalers can benefit pediatric asthma patients

Sensor-based asthma inhalers can benefit pediatric asthma patients

Study provides first detailed estimates of peanut allergy among U.S. adults

Study provides first detailed estimates of peanut allergy among U.S. adults

Race may play an important role in children's food allergies

Race may play an important role in children's food allergies

Black children have significantly higher rates of shellfish and fish allergies than white children

Black children have significantly higher rates of shellfish and fish allergies than white children

Fecal microbiome and metabolome vary in healthy and food-allergic twins, shows study

Fecal microbiome and metabolome vary in healthy and food-allergic twins, shows study