Concerned that food intolerance was being over diagnosed, the Melbourne Murdoch Children’s Research Institute undertook targeted research to find out what the facts were. Much to their surprise, the study determined that Australia has the highest percentage of children with food allergies as compared with the world (10% in Australia as compared with 5% elsewhere). The increased in food allergies was likened to the asthma epidemic of the 1990’s where cases rose dramatically but no one knew the reason why. Experts now warn children are at risk as waiting lists for special care blow out Read more. If you want prompt and accurate testing and treatment for childhood food allergies and intolerances you might like to consider contacting YourHealth Brighton whose aim it is to quickly address your child’s healthcare needs Read more.