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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.
Early food intervention can reduce the risk of allergies in children

Early food intervention can reduce the risk of allergies in children

Oral immunotherapy for peanut allergies is highly effective when started for infants under 12 months

Oral immunotherapy for peanut allergies is highly effective when started for infants under 12 months

Stanford researcher outlines pollution and climate change threats to children's health

Stanford researcher outlines pollution and climate change threats to children's health

People with food allergies less likely to become infected with SARS-CoV-2, study finds

People with food allergies less likely to become infected with SARS-CoV-2, study finds

Scientists discover a gene defect that results in allergic and autoimmune disease

Scientists discover a gene defect that results in allergic and autoimmune disease

Key immunological changes that support peanut allergy remission in children discovered

Key immunological changes that support peanut allergy remission in children discovered

Using microfluidics and magnets to isolate rare, allergen-reactive white blood cells

Using microfluidics and magnets to isolate rare, allergen-reactive white blood cells

Probiotic supplements accelerate the maturation of microbiome in extremely preterm infants

Probiotic supplements accelerate the maturation of microbiome in extremely preterm infants

Studies provide insight into how long COVID-19 immunity lasts and nature of immune recall

Studies provide insight into how long COVID-19 immunity lasts and nature of immune recall

Genome research explains why oats could be suitable for most people with celiac disease

Genome research explains why oats could be suitable for most people with celiac disease

COVID-19 pandemic associated with increased anxiety and asthma symptoms in asthma sufferers

COVID-19 pandemic associated with increased anxiety and asthma symptoms in asthma sufferers

Women in Medicine conference sheds light on overcoming barriers to achieve gender equity

Women in Medicine conference sheds light on overcoming barriers to achieve gender equity

Microneedle treatments could significantly desensitize people with food allergies

Microneedle treatments could significantly desensitize people with food allergies

Clinical trial shows encouraging results with fecal microbiota transplants for peanut-allergic patients

Clinical trial shows encouraging results with fecal microbiota transplants for peanut-allergic patients

Vaccination likely to be more protective against SARS-CoV-2 viral variants than natural infection

Vaccination likely to be more protective against SARS-CoV-2 viral variants than natural infection

Two peanut allergy treatments for children found to be highly effective at inducing remission

Two peanut allergy treatments for children found to be highly effective at inducing remission

The Ronald Weiser Center for Prostate Cancer to be established with $30 million gift

The Ronald Weiser Center for Prostate Cancer to be established with $30 million gift

Clear, specific product labeling for sesame is crucial to prevent anaphylaxis

Clear, specific product labeling for sesame is crucial to prevent anaphylaxis

Immune cells play a much larger role in the onset of allergies than previously thought

Immune cells play a much larger role in the onset of allergies than previously thought

Allergens in breastmilk could be the key for child's immune system education and allergy prevention

Allergens in breastmilk could be the key for child's immune system education and allergy prevention