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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 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?

Maternal sugar intake during pregnancy may increase allergy risk in offspring

Maternal sugar intake during pregnancy may increase allergy risk in offspring

Food allergies linked to higher prevalence of childhood anxiety

Food allergies linked to higher prevalence of childhood anxiety

New nanoallergen technology could help provide clear, accurate assessment of peanut allergies

New nanoallergen technology could help provide clear, accurate assessment of peanut allergies

Delayed food introduction may increase likelihood of allergy in later childhood

Delayed food introduction may increase likelihood of allergy in later childhood

Food allergies: Understanding the causes and magnitude of the problem

Food allergies: Understanding the causes and magnitude of the problem

New study documents prevalence of food allergies

New study documents prevalence of food allergies

Cancer drug may help treat food allergies

Cancer drug may help treat food allergies

Research sheds new light on reasons behind recurrent aphthous stomatitis

Research sheds new light on reasons behind recurrent aphthous stomatitis

New research suggests need for oral food challenge to properly diagnose additional nut allergies

New research suggests need for oral food challenge to properly diagnose additional nut allergies

FARE announces recipients of 2017 Investigator in Food Allergy Awards

FARE announces recipients of 2017 Investigator in Food Allergy Awards

Ten steps for a healthy pregnancy

Ten steps for a healthy pregnancy

Supportive friends, family linked to less risk-taking among adolescents with food allergies

Supportive friends, family linked to less risk-taking among adolescents with food allergies

Plans for schools to hold spare adrenaline auto-injector continue to progress positively

Plans for schools to hold spare adrenaline auto-injector continue to progress positively

New US guidelines developed for the prevention of peanut allergy

New US guidelines developed for the prevention of peanut allergy

Experts issue clinical guidelines to help early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants

Experts issue clinical guidelines to help early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants

Contact dermatitis or contact eczema?

Contact dermatitis or contact eczema?

Leading nonprofit patient education organization offers allergy-related restaurant safety tips

Leading nonprofit patient education organization offers allergy-related restaurant safety tips