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food allergy

[′füd ‚al·ər·jē]
(immunology)
A hypersensitivity to certain foods.
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Eight percent of US children are estimated to have a food allergy, and one in 13 US children are at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis, underscoring the urgent need for new therapies and diagnostics to accurately assess and manage patients living with food allergies.
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children, a significant and positive association of common allergic conditions, in particular food allergy, with ASD was found," the authors write.
According to Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), it is estimated that 15 million Americans are living with one or more food allergies.
Data collectors interviewed all three personnel groups about food allergy training they had received while working at their current restaurant, including training topics covered (e.g., what are the major food allergens?).
A previous study found that older adults have higher perceived concerns of food allergies than younger adults [1], but given the paucity of literature, the relationship between age and food allergy is currently not well understood and should be elucidated via future research.
"For patients with an established diagnosis of food allergy, 35 percent went on to develop asthma and patients with multiple food allergies were at increased risk of developing asthma as compared to those with a single food allergy," senior author Jonathan Spergel from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia noted.
Nice 'n Clean, the only brand offering a full-line of premium personal care wipes for the whole family, announced it is the exclusive wet wipe sponsor of Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), a leading advocacy organization working on behalf of 15 million Americans living with food allergies.
Food allergy is an immunological malfunction, categorized as type I hypersensitivity.

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