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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.
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

Experts characterize racial and ethnic differences in food allergies among U.S. children

Experts characterize racial and ethnic differences in food allergies among U.S. children

Increased prevalence of food allergy linked to early skin infection and eczema

Increased prevalence of food allergy linked to early skin infection and eczema

Study finds most colleges do not have integrated systems to support food-allergic students

Study finds most colleges do not have integrated systems to support food-allergic students

New guidelines offer way for parents to introduce peanut-containing foods to reduce allergy risk

New guidelines offer way for parents to introduce peanut-containing foods to reduce allergy risk

Study underscores challenges faced by people with food allergy in making safe food choices

Study underscores challenges faced by people with food allergy in making safe food choices

New technique shows promise for therapeutic reversal of food allergies

New technique shows promise for therapeutic reversal of food allergies

Wearable patch shows promise for treating children with peanut allergy

Wearable patch shows promise for treating children with peanut allergy

FAAM 2016: Experts discuss advancements in diagnosis, management of food allergies and anaphylaxis

FAAM 2016: Experts discuss advancements in diagnosis, management of food allergies and anaphylaxis

Introducing egg and peanut at early age may prevent development of childhood allergy

Introducing egg and peanut at early age may prevent development of childhood allergy

Food intolerance testing: an interview with Dr Gill Hart

Food intolerance testing: an interview with Dr Gill Hart