What is Oral Allergy Syndrome?

Oral allergy syndrome (also called pollen-food syndrome) may affect patients who are allergic to inhaled plant pollens (e.g. hay fever or seasonal allergies). The patient’s immune system reacts to a specific protein in the plant pollen. If certain fruits or


Why can a child with milk anaphylaxis tolerate milk in baking?

Recent studies have shown that approximately 75% of children with immediate allergy to egg or milk will tolerate these allergens if they are baked for long periods of time (e.g. muffins). Baking changes the nature and structure of some of