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2009-03-16 12:49:58

US doctors reported on Sunday that some children may be free from peanut allergies if they eat a tiny crumb of peanut every day for weeks.

2009-03-16 00:20:59

A daily dose of peanuts has been a successful therapy for peanut allergies in a select group of children who can eat peanuts daily, U.S.

2009-03-15 15:36:51

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.

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2009-02-20 12:25:00

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.

2009-02-20 11:04:17

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.

2009-02-02 11:47:00

Food Allergy Project Joins with Food Allergy Initiative to Create Largest National Source for Research, Advocacy and Education Efforts NEW YORK, Feb.

2009-01-13 11:33:52

Chicago researchers report the development of a new mouse model for food allergy that mimics symptoms generated during a human allergic reaction to peanuts.

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2008-12-01 09:07:56

A team of scientists from across Europe are embarking on new research to develop a treatment for food allergy.

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2008-11-07 15:40:00

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.

2008-10-25 00:00:02

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.


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  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
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