Tag Archive: IgG testing

Was there sense about allergy from Sense About Science?

I’m a fan of science. I’ve little patience with those who consider science an optional means of understanding the world (in my experience, exclusively people who’ve never studied it), and I believe evidence-based medicine – which uses rigorous scientific method…
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NICE, Allergy UK, food allergies, and unproven allergy tests

So this week’s news is that NICE has published the first evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and assessment of food allergy in young people and children. Here’s a link. The papers have it covered, and pretty well. Here’s The Telegraph,…
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Times gets it right on food allergy tests… mostly

Testing for food hypersensitivities is a confusing business. Here’s a summary of what the medical profession can do: 1. Coeliac disease can be tested for effectively through a number of blood tests and a biopsy. 2. Food allergies can be…
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