Latest Peanut allergy Stories
Children who outgrow a food allergy are not always out of the woods. In some cases, an allergy to the same food can return, often becoming more severe and more persistent.
Scientists have found that healing a peanut allergy with oral immunotherapy alters the DNA of the patient's immune cells. The finding could serve as the basis for a simple blood test to monitor the long-term effectiveness of the allergy therapy.
Peanut allergy affects more than 10 million people around the world and is the most common disorder tied to food allergy death. A recent clinical trial has shown substantial gains in bringing a potential treatment to the table for those who suffer from the dangerous condition.
Pregnant mothers who eat peanuts are less likely to give birth to children who suffer from peanut allergies than those who avoid consuming them altogether, according to a study appearing in Monday’s edition of JAMA Pediatrics.
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Those who suffer from food allergies, as well as their loved ones, often experience much anxiety about the possibility of life-threatening allergic reactions – anaphylaxis – and the possibility that they could die from such ordeals. However, there has never been any conclusive data on just how common death from such reactions is.
Doctors have witnessed the first-ever curing of a dangerous peanut allergy in a 10-year-old boy, according to research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology's Annual Scientific Meeting in Baltimore over the weekend.
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