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Researchers find promise in new treatment for peanut allergy – UChicago News

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. The medication, called AR101, is derived from peanut… Read More »

Allergy to Peanut, Milk and Shellfish the Most Common in American Kids

A nationally representative population study led by a team at Northwestern University confirms the high prevalence of peanut and milk allergy among children, and also documents the rise of shellfish allergy in kids, particularly to shrimp. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, estimates that 7.6 percent of American children have food allergies. Data collected… Read More »