(Reuters) - Aimmune Therapeutics Inc said on Monday it would collaborate with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi to develop its experimental peanut allergy drug.
A new study finds that the gene EMSY is linked to a raised risk of peanut and food allergy, and that five other loci may also be involved.
Canadian researchers have pinpointed a new gene associated with peanut allergy, offering further evidence that genes play a role in the development of food allergies and opening the door to future research, improved diagnostics and new treatment options.
(University of British Columbia) Canadian researchers have pinpointed a new gene associated with peanut allergy, offering further evidence that genes play a role in the development of food allergies and opening the door to future research, improved diagnostics and new treatment options.
Whole Foods recalled its 365 Everyday Value Organic Raisin Bran on Friday, October 6, due to undeclared peanuts that aren’t listed on the product label.
In the last decade or so, it seems as though the number of children with peanut allergies has skyrocketed, leading to schools banning popular lunch items like peanut butter and causing an increase for general concern, especially around...Show More Summary
Although Hello, Peanut! can help introduce your infant to peanut products, experts say that you don't really need anything fancy to get the job done.
The label of a new powdered peanut product is the first to be allowed to claim it may reduce peanut allergies in susceptible infants.
Children with peanut allergies are aided by the inclusion of probiotics in their normal treatment regimen, new research suggests.
Baby foods and foods for young children may now carry the claim that they can prevent peanut allergies.
Are you sure that there aren't any peanuts in that cookie? For people with severe allergies, the answer to such questions can be extremely important. That's why scientists from Harvard Medical School are developing a highly portableShow More Summary
Allergic to peanuts? There could be new treatment that would eliminate that allergy for up to four years, according to recent research. Read more: New peanut allergy guidelines: Most children should be fed peanut products Scientists from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia,...
Large quantities of probiotics may also be the key to curing all food allergies in the future.
This is a serious step forward.
The vast majority of children in a large clinical trial continued to tolerate peanuts for 4 years after it had ended, new research shows.
An immunotherapy trial out of Australia has cured peanut allergies in most of the children who participated, and the results are lasting. Groundbreaking Immunotherapy Trial Cures Peanut Allergies in Majority of Children is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Peanut allergies are one of the most common and potentially fatal allergies, especially among children. A seemingly-simple immunotherapy provided at least four years of protection to a large percentage of children with peanut allergies in a new study published in The Lancet. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Sometimes the slow, measured pace of medical research is frustrating. On average it takes about 12 years for a new drug to move from discovery to general practice, but each step towards approval is important as it validates whether or not these new medicines actually work and are safe. Show More Summary
In a long-term study of the latest treatment for peanut allergy, scientists in Australia report that an immune-based therapy helped children allergic to peanuts eat them without reactions for four years. The study, published in the journal Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, follows up on children enrolled in an earlier study of an immunotherapy treatment,…
Could a cure for peanut allergies be close? Australia's ABC reports that in a new study, 82% of participants saw their peanut allergies cured within the first 18 months of treatment. Four years later, 80% of the participants still showed no signs of an allergy, and 70% passed a further...