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Medicines, excipients, and dietary intolerances

09:39 EDT 21 Aug 2017 | British Medical Journal

What you need to knowA food allergy is an adverse immune response, and a food intolerance is a non-immunological reaction that can be caused by enzyme deficiencies, pharmacological agents, and...

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