• Peanut sublingual immunotherapy safe, effective for kids

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Researchers demonstrated that long-term use of sublingual immunotherapy, or SLIT, was an effective and safe option to treat peanut allergy in children aged 1 to 11 years, according to findings published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
    “As a parent of two children with nut allergies, I know the fear parents face and the need for better treatments,” Edwin H. Kim, MD, assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, said in a news release. “We now have the first long-term data showing that sublingual
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