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Early Introduction of Peanut Protects Against Allergy, LEAP Study Finds

Chance of developing peanut allergy reduced 70 to 80 percent in high-risk babies. New guidelines expected.

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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.  The results, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, indicate that more than 80 percent of […]

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Are Lupine Beans Related to Peanuts?

Q: While traveling in France, I had a brioche from a bakery. I’d been assured there were no peanuts in use (I’m an allergic 24-year-old). But after eating it, my throat began to tighten, breathing got difficult and I was sick to my stomach. I used my auto-injector and quickly felt better. I followed up with […]

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4th Young Man Dies of Food Allergy Causes

Edward Horan, 24, succumbed to fatal anaphylaxis after being exposed to his known, but unidentified, food allergen.

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Parents Sue School Board, Principal in Shocking Allergy Rights Case

Lawsuit alleges allergy accommodation requests led to harassment and child abuse investigation.

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New Blood Tests Aim to Predict Food Allergies – and Severity

These tests enabled young Violet to eat peanuts to keep her reactions at bay.

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Food Allergy Bullying: What You Can Do

Bullying is damaging for anyone to endure, but when students are bullied because of their food allergies, the consequences can be life-threatening. Whether it’s carrying an epinephrine auto-injector in a visible location, or constantly reminding people about your food allergy, this condition can make it difficult to blend in, explained Dylan Brennan, who is now […]

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Peanut Allergy and the Skin: Q&A with Dr. Helen Brough

The skin may hold the answer to why some children develop peanut allergies before ever having peanuts, according to new research.

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A Force of Nature for Safe Travel with Allergies

When a United Airlines flight crew said they wouldn’t make an announcement to passengers that Lianne Mandelbaum’s son, Joshua, would be flying on board with a peanut allergy, they didn’t know who they were messing with. The angered mother found another way home and soon launched a petition on the website Care2 urging airlines to […]

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