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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.
Allergies linked to irritable bowel syndrome

Allergies linked to irritable bowel syndrome

Milk and egg allergies persist well into the school years and beyond

Milk and egg allergies persist well into the school years and beyond

Progress in in food allergy prevention

Progress in in food allergy prevention

Experts ponder why so many children have food allergies

Experts ponder why so many children have food allergies

Prebiotics in infants for prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity

Prebiotics in infants for prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity

New food allergy law in New York

New food allergy law in New York

Cashew nut allergy more severe in children than peanut allergy

Cashew nut allergy more severe in children than peanut allergy

Living with food allergies

Living with food allergies

Food allergy wordlist for international travellers

Food allergy wordlist for international travellers

Food allergy sufferers offered hope of new treatment

Food allergy sufferers offered hope of new treatment

Asthma and allergic shock

Asthma and allergic shock

The risk of developing food allergy in premature or low-birth-weight children

The risk of developing food allergy in premature or low-birth-weight children

Early-life exposure to indoor fungal molecules can help build stronger immune systems

Early-life exposure to indoor fungal molecules can help build stronger immune systems

Food-allergy management from the perspective of restaurant and food establishment personnel

Food-allergy management from the perspective of restaurant and food establishment personnel

Rates of eczema and hay fever falling

Rates of eczema and hay fever falling

Inhaled corticosteroids can reduce breathing problems in children at high risk for asthma

Inhaled corticosteroids can reduce breathing problems in children at high risk for asthma

Plain language labels now required for eight top allergens

Plain language labels now required for eight top allergens

Essential information - how to deal with a serious allergic reaction

Essential information - how to deal with a serious allergic reaction

Nine percent of children allergic to almonds, pecans, cashews and other tree nuts outgrow their allergy over time

Nine percent of children allergic to almonds, pecans, cashews and other tree nuts outgrow their allergy over time

Approximately 9% of children with an allergy to tree nuts will outgrow their allergy

Approximately 9% of children with an allergy to tree nuts will outgrow their allergy