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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.
Food allergies among children is increasing: Study

Food allergies among children is increasing: Study

New data on diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases to be presented at the ACAAI meeting

New data on diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases to be presented at the ACAAI meeting

Dietary options and better detection improve food allergy management procedures

Dietary options and better detection improve food allergy management procedures

Tips to prevent allergy during Halloween

Tips to prevent allergy during Halloween

Children rally for improved education and funding for food allergies

Children rally for improved education and funding for food allergies

Advisory labels to help combat swine flu

Advisory labels to help combat swine flu

Experts explore link between allergies and interstitial cystitis

Experts explore link between allergies and interstitial cystitis

A link found between childhood obesity and allergies

A link found between childhood obesity and allergies

Researchers find an increased rate of unintentional injection of epinephrine from auto-injectors for anaphylaxis

Researchers find an increased rate of unintentional injection of epinephrine from auto-injectors for anaphylaxis

Children can complete treatment for peanut allergies and achieve long-term tolerance

Children can complete treatment for peanut allergies and achieve long-term tolerance

New mouse model for peanut allergy

New mouse model for peanut allergy

Expert says gross over-reaction to peanuts to blame for 'nut hysteria'

Expert says gross over-reaction to peanuts to blame for 'nut hysteria'

Lupin allergy in children

Lupin allergy in children

New European food allergy research

New European food allergy research

Food allergies are on the rise but effective treatment in the pipeline

Food allergies are on the rise but effective treatment in the pipeline

Drinking milk to ease milk allergy?

Drinking milk to ease milk allergy?

3 million U.S. children have food or digestive allergies

3 million U.S. children have food or digestive allergies

Students with food allergies often not prepared

Students with food allergies often not prepared

NIAID announces grants to stimulate food allergy research

NIAID announces grants to stimulate food allergy research

Allergy expert says expect cure for peanut allergy in five years

Allergy expert says expect cure for peanut allergy in five years