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Allergies on the Rise
Allergies occur when the body’s immune system reacts abnormally to something in the environment. When these allergic reactions occur in response to a food, the results can be quite dangerous. Recent studies show that food allergies seem to be increasing in children. With this increase, greater public knowledge and information is required. Rates Rising A study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in 2010 showed that nut allergies among children seem to be on the rise. The study, led by Scott H. Sicherer , MD, surveyed 13,534 people (5,300 household...