Gene activity linked to mysterious food allergy found

n what could open up potential new therapeutic strategies for a hard-to-treat food allergy, researchers have discovered that a novel genetic and molecular pathway in the foodpipe (esophagus) causes the disease.

Japan Gov`t ponders food allergy labelling for restaurants

Japanese authorities have set up a panel of experts to study how to inform restaurant customers about allergy-causing ingredients in prepared food - a category not subject to existing labelling regulations.

Simple food allergy in kids may lead to severe one

Children who outgrow one type of food allergy may develop a more severe and persistent type of allergy to the same food, experts say.

Mucus prevents inflammatory reactions in gut

Researchers have discovered that mucus actually helps your body maintain equilibrium, prevent inflammation, and reduce food allergy problems.

Water purifier chlorine `increases food allergy risk`

Chlorine - used to help purify drinking water - may put you at a higher risk of food allergies, according to a new study.

Severe reactions to food more common in kids

Children with allergies to milk and egg experience unexpectedly more severe reaction to these and other foods than previously thought.

Urban kids more likely to develop food allergies

Children living in cities tend to have more food allergies than their rural counterparts, says a new study.

Food allergy? It`s all in the mind

Researchers claim food allergies are caused by an over-reaction of the immune system.

Food allergy? It`s all in the mind

Researchers claim food allergies are caused by an over-reaction of the immune system.

Food allergy: It`s all in the mind?

Food allergy seems to be in the
mind, for researchers claim millions of people wrongly believe
that they`ve a food allergy whereas in reality just a fraction
suffer from a genuine problem.

Food allergy: It`s all in the mind?

Food allergy seems to be in the
mind, for researchers claim millions of people wrongly believe
that they`ve a food allergy whereas in reality just a fraction
suffer from a genuine problem.