• New drug shows promise for treating people with peanut allergy

    24 days ago - By News Medical

    Controlled ingestion of peanut protein could help build tolerance in peanut allergy sufferers. Authors of a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine say an oral immunotherapy drug they tested could be the first FDA-approved medication of its kind for people with peanut allergy.
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  • ‘Beyond exciting': New peanut allergy drug shows ‘lifesaving' potential

    ‘Beyond exciting': New peanut allergy drug shows ‘lifesaving' potential

    24 days ago - By National Post

    Ever since a bite-size peanut butter cracker made him sputter and cough and break out in hives when he was a toddler, Carter Grodi has been under doctors' orders to stay away from peanuts. He brought his own cupcake to school birthday parties, learned to read food labels, and turned 15 without ever tasting a Kit Kat, Twix or Three Musketeers bar, all of which may contain traces of peanut because they are made in facilities that process the nuts.
    But last year, Carter, now 16, gorged on those candies for the first time without having a reaction. He had just completed a yearlong clinical...
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  • New Peanut Allergy Drug Shows Unprecedented Success

    24 days ago - By Medscape

    Two-thirds of children and adolescents could tolerate two peanuts after a year of immunotherapy, results from the phase 3 PALISADE study show, which could protect them from accidental ingestion.
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  • Innovative Treatment for Protecting People With Peanut Allergy

    Innovative Treatment for Protecting People With Peanut Allergy

    24 days ago - By Medindia Health

    A new treatment on protecting people having peanut allergy was found. Developing tolerance to peanuts over a period of time can help get rid of severity in symptoms upon accidental ingestion.
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  • WATCH: What to know about new experimental drug for peanut allergies

    24 days ago - By ABC News

    ABC News' Dr. Jen Ashton weighs in on an experimental drug that shows promise for people with severe peanut allergies.
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