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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.
Peanut allergy could be switched off

Peanut allergy could be switched off

Six sneaky triggers of allergies and asthma

Six sneaky triggers of allergies and asthma

Black children more at risk for peanut allergy: Study

Black children more at risk for peanut allergy: Study

IOM report: Few health problems are clearly associated with vaccines

IOM report: Few health problems are clearly associated with vaccines

Mylan subsidiary to exclusively offer EpiPen 2-Pak and EpiPen Jr 2-Pak Auto-Injector

Mylan subsidiary to exclusively offer EpiPen 2-Pak and EpiPen Jr 2-Pak Auto-Injector

Scientists identify potential target that could combat allergies of early childhood

Scientists identify potential target that could combat allergies of early childhood

Phadia demonstrates ImmunoCAP Molecular Allergy testing at AACC 2011

Phadia demonstrates ImmunoCAP Molecular Allergy testing at AACC 2011

Children with dairy allergies can benefit from foods that contain baked milk

Children with dairy allergies can benefit from foods that contain baked milk

Kid’s allergies estimated to be more prevalent than thought

Kid’s allergies estimated to be more prevalent than thought

Study: 1 in 13 children suffer from food allergies

Study: 1 in 13 children suffer from food allergies

New study: 8% of children have food allergies

New study: 8% of children have food allergies

Early childhood food allergies increase risk of severe allergy-related conditions and asthma later in life

Early childhood food allergies increase risk of severe allergy-related conditions and asthma later in life

Children can benefit from The Asthma Management Plans in School Act

Children can benefit from The Asthma Management Plans in School Act

KFA announces plans for charity Game-A-Thon and food allergy campaign

KFA announces plans for charity Game-A-Thon and food allergy campaign

New study finds apparent gaps in restaurant staff's knowledge of food allergy

New study finds apparent gaps in restaurant staff's knowledge of food allergy

Efforts needed to keep students with food allergies safe and included

Efforts needed to keep students with food allergies safe and included

Milk allergy successfully treated with Xolair

Milk allergy successfully treated with Xolair

Oral desensitization with omalizumab may treat milk allergy in children

Oral desensitization with omalizumab may treat milk allergy in children

Scientists devise new on-line calculator to predict food allergies in children

Scientists devise new on-line calculator to predict food allergies in children

Experts offer myth-busting advice to fight against spring allergies

Experts offer myth-busting advice to fight against spring allergies