from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An abnormally high sensitivity to certain substances, such as pollens, foods, or microorganisms. Common indications of allergy may include sneezing, itching, and skin rashes.
- n. Informal An adverse sentiment; antipathy: an allergy to cocktail parties.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A disorder of the immune system causing adverse reactions to substances (allergens) not harmful to most and marked by the body's production of histamines and associated with atopy, anaphylaxis, and asthma.
- n. Any condition of hypersensitivity to a substance.
- n. Altered susceptibility to a first treatment as exhibited in reaction to a subsequent one.
- n. An antipathy, as toward a person or activity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. hypersensitivity to a particular substance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
Cow's milk protein allergy is the overall term for several types of dairy allergies, which can be to the casein or to the whey or both.
Cow's milk protein allergy is associated with these symptoms but I know of no studies that says LI is.
Cows milk protein allergy is the most common cause of food allergy in infants and affects up to 3 per cent of babies, the survey said.
Dixon-Woods agrees that better food labeling, more education and stricter regulation is necessary to reduce misunderstanding and negative attitudes about nut allergies -- especially in the United States, where peanut-based products are ubiquitous and the word allergy is frequently used to describe non-life-threatening conditions such as hay fever.
Young said he prefers to use the word "allergy" to describe alcoholism.
He used his question time largely to criticize Republicans as suffering from what he called an "allergy to science and scientists."
Egg allergy is one of the more common pediatric food allergies.
Celiac disease, aka gluten-allergy, is one such autoimmune response that may be caused or exacerbated by these chemicals.
She seeks to inform people that changing their diet because of celiac disease or a food allergy is challenging, especially at first, but that it becomes "happier and lighter," she said.
The recommendations for kiddos with milk allergy is to continue breastfeeding until age 2 if possible, allowing them to get calcium and other important nutrients.