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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.
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.
The path of the peanut from a snack staple to the object of bans at schools, day care centers and beyond offers important insights into how and why a rare, life-threatening food allergy can prompt far-reaching societal change.
Following an article highlighting six things you should know about food allergies, Yumi Media releases a statement. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2013
Few situations can provoke more anxiety for people with peanut or tree-nut allergies than having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane and being unable to get help.
Race and possibly genetics influence whether or not children will develop food-related allergies, researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have discovered in a new study.
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