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Food allergy refers to the adverse reaction the body's immune system has to certain foods in some individuals. While most allergic reactions are mild and easily managed, these responses can also be serious and life threatening, causing anaphylaxis and even death.
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

Researchers identify new allergen responsible for allergy to durum wheat

Researchers identify new allergen responsible for allergy to durum wheat

Unreliable diagnostics for fish allergy testing

Unreliable diagnostics for fish allergy testing

Eight-year study identifies potential new way to treat extreme childhood food allergy

Eight-year study identifies potential new way to treat extreme childhood food allergy

FASTER Act will help improve lives of 32 million Americans with food allergies

FASTER Act will help improve lives of 32 million Americans with food allergies

Regular dietary peanut consumption after immunotherapy may extend allergy treatment benefits

Regular dietary peanut consumption after immunotherapy may extend allergy treatment benefits

Egg oral immunotherapy could be safe way of desensitizing children, youth with egg allergy

Egg oral immunotherapy could be safe way of desensitizing children, youth with egg allergy

Study finds new link between food allergies and multiple sclerosis

Study finds new link between food allergies and multiple sclerosis

New study finds change in complex sugars found in breastmilk of women taking probiotic

New study finds change in complex sugars found in breastmilk of women taking probiotic

Gut microbiome may help prevent development of cow's milk allergy

Gut microbiome may help prevent development of cow's milk allergy

Half of all food allergy sufferers are not actually allergic

Half of all food allergy sufferers are not actually allergic

Exploring the prevalence of food allergies among U.S. adults

Exploring the prevalence of food allergies among U.S. adults

How often pregnant women follow food avoidance strategy to prevent allergy in offspring?

How often pregnant women follow food avoidance strategy to prevent allergy in offspring?

Researchers identify potential nutritional alternative for people with fish allergy

Researchers identify potential nutritional alternative for people with fish allergy

Peanut allergies could soon have a drug treatment

Peanut allergies could soon have a drug treatment

New drug shows promise for treating people with peanut allergy

New drug shows promise for treating people with peanut allergy

Children's National and NIAID launch pediatric clinical research partnership

Children's National and NIAID launch pediatric clinical research partnership

Paracetamol use in infancy may increase risk of developing asthma by the age of 18

Paracetamol use in infancy may increase risk of developing asthma by the age of 18

Children born by cesarean more likely to develop food allergies, shows study

Children born by cesarean more likely to develop food allergies, shows study

Study finds tick bite meat allergy as most common cause of anaphylaxis

Study finds tick bite meat allergy as most common cause of anaphylaxis