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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.
Cognitive behavioral therapy helps food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxis

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxis

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

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

UVA Health increasing access to food allergy clinical trials and expanding research

UVA Health increasing access to food allergy clinical trials and expanding research

New drug can prevent life-threatening anaphylaxis, shows study

New drug can prevent life-threatening anaphylaxis, shows study

Study finds potential under-diagnosis of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled children

Study finds potential under-diagnosis of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled children

Presence of certain gut bacterium in mothers could protect babies from food allergies

Presence of certain gut bacterium in mothers could protect babies from food allergies

Children with a rare food allergy have higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies

Children with a rare food allergy have higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies

Cesarean delivery has little impact on development of childhood allergic diseases

Cesarean delivery has little impact on development of childhood allergic diseases

Daily moisturizer does not prevent eczema according to new research

Daily moisturizer does not prevent eczema according to new research

Tips to avoid any risk of allergic reactions on Valentine’s Day

Tips to avoid any risk of allergic reactions on Valentine’s Day

FDA approves first oral immunotherapy treatment for peanut allergy in children, teens

FDA approves first oral immunotherapy treatment for peanut allergy in children, teens

FDA-approved OIT product marks major milestone in management of peanut allergies

FDA-approved OIT product marks major milestone in management of peanut allergies

Steer clear of allergy triggers when buying gifts for Valentine’s Day

Steer clear of allergy triggers when buying gifts for Valentine’s Day

People with peanut allergies avoid tree nuts despite being non-allergic to them

People with peanut allergies avoid tree nuts despite being non-allergic to them

Children with persistent cow's milk allergy are smaller and weigh less than peers

Children with persistent cow's milk allergy are smaller and weigh less than peers

Researchers identify novel genes associated with severity of peanut allergy

Researchers identify novel genes associated with severity of peanut allergy

Children with food allergies are seen sooner when treated by community pediatricians

Children with food allergies are seen sooner when treated by community pediatricians

Early introduction to allergenic foods can prevent food allergies in certain infants

Early introduction to allergenic foods can prevent food allergies in certain infants

MIT researchers develop method to isolate T cells primed for certain allergies or infections

MIT researchers develop method to isolate T cells primed for certain allergies or infections

Recommendations to help manage five common holiday-related stressors

Recommendations to help manage five common holiday-related stressors