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An Allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system . [ 1 ] Allergic reactions occur when a person's immune system reacts to normally harmless substances in the environment . A substance that causes a reaction is called an allergen . These reactions are acquired , predictable

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A food allergy is an adverse immune response to a food protein. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] They are distinct from other adverse responses to food, such as food intolerance , pharmacological reactions, and toxin-mediated reactions. A protein in the food is the most common allergic component. These kinds

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology print that page

The La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology launched the Center for Infectious Disease in 2006, focusing research efforts on new and re-emerging infectious diseases such as West Nile virus and avian flu, along with potential bioterrorist agents such as smallpox. The Center is led by vaccine

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is not always a practical solution, and there are a number of other strategies that may aid an allergy sufferer. [ edit ] Lower exposure Allergens are airborne and survive for months or even years by themselves, hence removing anything that can trap and hold the allergens (carpet, rugs

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Copyright problems : derivative work; direct translation of http://walshpharma.com/products/bioline allergy .htm and http://walshpharma.com/ ; see AfD Do not edit this page until an administrator has resolved this issue. To write a new article without infringing material, follow this

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Allergen-free peanuts 7 References 8 External links [ edit ] Symptoms Symptoms of peanut allergy are related to the action of Immunoglobulin E ( IgE ) and other anaphylatoxins , which act to release histamine and other mediator substances from mast cells (degranulation). In addition

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gluten is a causative agent of Coeliac disease (CD), coeliac disease can be contrasted to gluten allergy by the involvement of different immune cells and antibody types (See Comparative pathophysiology of gluten sensitivities ), and because the list of allergens extend beyond the classic

Protein Allergy print that page

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variety of ways of protein consumption, mainly through food intake. When a person with a protein allergy absorbs specific foods, many symptoms can arise. Some symptoms are not severe, merely an annoyance; others can be life threatening. When an allergic reaction occurs, there are treatments

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A milk allergy is a food allergy , an adverse immune reaction to one or more of the constituents of milk from any animal (most commonly alpha S1-casein, a protein in cow 's milk ). This milk-induced allergic reaction can involve anaphylaxis , a potentially life-threatening condition.

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Egg allergy appears mainly, but not exclusively, in children. In fact, it is the second most common food allergy in children. [ 2 ] (The most common is cows' milk allergy ). It is usually treated with an exclusion diet and vigilant avoidance of foods that may be contaminated with egg. The