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"Mild to severe: What's behind the rise in food allergies in children?"

Childhood allergy expert Prof Katie Allen discusses the emerging epidemic of food allergies in children and its causes. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

"Where I think the big movement forward will come from genetic technology is stratifying risk by genetic predisposition so that there may be some people who have a more sensitive genetic predisposition that makes them more likely to do poorly to that environmental risk factor." -- Prof Katie Allen

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