Recent Advancements in the Therapeutics of Food Allergy

Author(s): Sandeep Kumar, Kriti Gupta, Mukul Das, Premendra D. Dwivedi.

Journal Name:Recent Patents on Food, Nutrition & Agriculture

Volume 5 , Issue 3 , 2013

Abstract:

Food allergy is a health complication induced by certain food in the susceptible individuals. Due to lack of permanent cure and the global prevalence, the preventive approach is highly required for food allergy. Recently published patents have shown significant improvements in the food allergy research. In this review, an attempt has been done to highlight the recently developed patents related to the detection of allergens in food mixture. Also, patents regarding treatment options like use of herbal therapy, antihistamines, pre-, pro and synbiotics, nanocarriers, hypoallergens and several immune molecules towards amelioration of food allergy have been reviewed in this article.

Keywords: Allergen, food allergy, histamine, hypoallergen, probiotics.

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VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2013
Page: [188 - 200]
Pages: 13
DOI: 10.2174/22127984113056660003