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Food Allergy and Intolerance, 2e

ISBN: 9780702020384
Publisher: Saunders Ltd.
Edition: 2
Publication Date: 2002-08-09
Number of pages: 1120
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The 2nd Edition of FOOD ALLERGY AND INTOLERANCE is the definitive guide to this subject. In the 15 years since the first edition was published, the subject has become the focus of intense public interest. This interest has led to unprecedented growth in the field with new evidence and practices constantly being introduced. This latest edition encompasses the rigor and depth of the first but is updated with the new advances in the field, resulting in 40% entirely new material.Includes the scientific basis for the clinical observationsDescribes the underlying mechanisms of the allergic responseDetailed accounts of all end-organ effectsOutstanding sections of investigation, diagnosis and treatmentIncorporates advances in understanding the immune responseAnimal models of sensitivityMediators in food allergyEnzyme deficiencyAbnormal nutrition and immune response to foodsFood-induced migraine and epilepsyHyperactivity: ADHDThe psychological aspects of food intolerance

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