Latest Peanut allergy Stories
A carefully administered daily dose of peanuts has been so successful as a therapy for peanut allergies that a select group of children is now off treatment and eating peanuts daily, report doctors at Duke University Medical Center and Arkansas Children's Hospital.
A study on peanut allergies showed that children given small daily doses of peanut flour were able to build up a tolerance to the nuts, suggesting it may be possible to treat the potentially deadly condition.
British researchers say a hospital in Cambridge is having success with a treatment that may cure nut allergies. Four children with severe peanut allergies participated in a preliminary clinical trial at Addenbrooke's Hospital in which they were given small amounts of peanut flour every day for six months.
Food Allergy Project Joins with Food Allergy Initiative to Create Largest National Source for Research, Advocacy and Education Efforts NEW YORK, Feb.
Chicago researchers report the development of a new mouse model for food allergy that mimics symptoms generated during a human allergic reaction to peanuts.
A team of scientists from across Europe are embarking on new research to develop a treatment for food allergy.
A recent study found evidence to suggest that early exposure to peanuts during infancy can reduce the risk of developing peanut-related allergies in the future.
Halloween can be a scary time for the parents of children with food allergies, a U.S. expert warns. Dr. Amal Assa'ad of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center advises parents to inspect their children's Halloween candy carefully.
ExpertSource: TOPIC: A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics found the numbers of U.S. children with food allergies seem to be increasing, according to an article by The Associated Press.
Food allergies appear to be on the rise among children in the US, according to the first federal study to address the issue.