NIH Recommendations for Food Allergy Research


NIH, June 2007 – On June 5, the National Institute of Health (NIH) released the Report from the NIH Panel on Food Allergy Research.  At the request of Congress, this Panel of national and international food allergy experts convened in March 2006.  Their report prioritized a list of recommendations that called for clinical trials to evaluate new approaches to food allergy prevention and treatment; the investigation of probably food allergy causes; preclinical studies on allergen structure; and a look into the feasibility of an international registry for food allergic reactions to facilitate the design of clinical studies.

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Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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