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The MD Training Baby’s Immune System Not to Be Allergic

Dr. Brian Vickery was interested in cardiology before he spent time as a pediatric resident in New York City. There, it seemed like every other patient he saw had eczema, asthma, or some other allergic problem. He became fascinated by the allergy epidemic and how little is known about the underlying immunological mechanisms of allergy, […]

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OIT More Successful in Babies, New Study Finds

Testing OIT in such a young population has never been done before, but results show that it’s worth it.

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Special Report: Top Research from the 2015 AAAAI Meeting

The AAAAI annual meeting is a hub of scientific breakthroughs and new treatments. Here are the highlights from the 2015 conference.

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Probiotics and OIT Prove a Promising Combo for Peanut Allergy

Study author Mimi Tang says these results could lead to effective treatment for peanut allergies.

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Toward Peanut Allergy Tolerance: Q&A with Dr. Mimi Tang

Researchers in Australia have introduced a game-changing idea in the hunt for a peanut allergy cure. They combined a large daily dose of specific probiotics with oral immunotherapy to find out whether this would effectively treat peanut allergy.

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Tech Mogul Sean Parker Pledges $24 Million to Find Allergy Cure

Parker and Dr. Kari Nadeau are aiming for a therapy that takes only one or two treatments, retrains the immune system – and lasts.

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High Success Rate in Peanut OIT Study

After six months of treatment, more than 80 percent of the children taking the therapy were able to eat at least five peanuts a day

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Milk Oral Immunotherapy Not Lasting

The staying power of OIT (oral immunotherapy) for milk allergy has been called into question with the results of a 5-year followup of test subjects.

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