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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.
Study connects challenges of food allergies with personality traits

Study connects challenges of food allergies with personality traits

New study identifies possible target for treatment of dangerous allergic reactions

New study identifies possible target for treatment of dangerous allergic reactions

Kids show signs of mental disorder soon after being diagnosed with chronic illness

Kids show signs of mental disorder soon after being diagnosed with chronic illness

Special precautions not required when people with egg allergy take flu shots

Special precautions not required when people with egg allergy take flu shots

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Got food allergies? Add milk to the worries for your meal

Got food allergies? Add milk to the worries for your meal

Mother's diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies, research shows

Mother's diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies, research shows

Trial shows apple allergen as effective treatment option for birch pollen-related apple allergy

Trial shows apple allergen as effective treatment option for birch pollen-related apple allergy

Skin patch offers hope for people with peanut allergy

Skin patch offers hope for people with peanut allergy

Children who have atopic dermatitis at age one more likely to develop asthma and food allergies

Children who have atopic dermatitis at age one more likely to develop asthma and food allergies

Research: Peanut allergy in children has increased 21% since 2010

Research: Peanut allergy in children has increased 21% since 2010

Research: 45% of adults with food allergies develop them in adulthood

Research: 45% of adults with food allergies develop them in adulthood

New device that fits on a key chain can accurately test for allergens

New device that fits on a key chain can accurately test for allergens

Study discovers new genetic risk loci linked to children's food allergies

Study discovers new genetic risk loci linked to children's food allergies

Canadian researchers pinpoint new gene linked to peanut allergy

Canadian researchers pinpoint new gene linked to peanut allergy

New study reveals safety of oral food challenges for detecting food allergies

New study reveals safety of oral food challenges for detecting food allergies

Genetics of digestion stayed remarkably the same from fishes to humans, research shows

Genetics of digestion stayed remarkably the same from fishes to humans, research shows

Study provides evidence that oral immunotherapy may be possible cure for peanut allergy

Study provides evidence that oral immunotherapy may be possible cure for peanut allergy

Peanut allergy successfully kept at bay with immune-based therapy

Peanut allergy successfully kept at bay with immune-based therapy

Tackling food allergies: is immunotherapy the answer?

Tackling food allergies: is immunotherapy the answer?