Search Results for: oral-immunotherapy
They’re the courageous food allergy parents and children testing therapies still in the experimental stages.
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, […]
Testing OIT in such a young population has never been done before, but results show that it’s worth it.
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.
Parker and Dr. Kari Nadeau are aiming for a therapy that takes only one or two treatments, retrains the immune system – and lasts.
A new study has proven for the first time that oral immunotherapy for peanut can provide lasting beneficial results.
A new pilot study has resulted in subjects being able to tolerate 160 to 400 times more peanut than they could at the study’s outset.