Blood Test For Risk of Food Allergy

A simple blood test is able to predict whether newborns are at risk for developing allergies later in life. Researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia have determined that a specific protein separates those infants who are susceptible to developing allergies from those who are not.

It's all in the protein kinase C zeta, dah...ling...

This holds great benefit for those families who already have one or more members dealing with food allergy. Creating an allergy action plan for at risk babies is much easier than playing catch-up after trial and error testing finally points to allergy in a child. This test takes out much of the guesswork.

There is a great deal of food allergy research in Australia as 40%, yes four zero, of Australian children suffer from some type of allergic disease.

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