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What Causes Food Allergies?

For some people, a simple peanut or a bite of shrimp can cause the body’s immune system to wildly overreact, in some cases the result can be deadly. But what exactly is happening in the body for it to confuse nuts or shellfish with a threat?

By definition, a reaction to a food is only considered an actual allergy, if the immune system is involved – and if the response is caused by immune cells called IGNs.

Allergy Therapeutics plc (LON:AGY) is  a market-leading, pioneering immunology business with specialist experience in the research and development of allergy treatments.

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