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LEAP Study: Reality Check

The release of the LEAP study’s findings that having at-risk infants consume peanut protein can, in a majority of cases, teach the immune system tolerance and prevent allergy has led to some confusion. In light of questions that have followed the AAAAI meeting announcement of these results, we turned to the experts to address two […]

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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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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.

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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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