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A peanut allergy is an overreaction of the body's immune system to peanut protein. All peanut and peanut products must be excluded from the diet. This is one on the most common allergies that leads to anaphylaxis, so it is extremely important that all sources of peanut be avoided.
New test developed for accurate and safe diagnosis of peanut allergies

New test developed for accurate and safe diagnosis of peanut allergies

Intranasal spray shows promise for peanut allergy suppression

Intranasal spray shows promise for peanut allergy suppression

Nasal vaccine may suppress peanut allergy in mice, study shows

Nasal vaccine may suppress peanut allergy in mice, study shows

Many parents still hesitate to try early peanut introduction, survey finds

Many parents still hesitate to try early peanut introduction, survey finds

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Got food allergies? Add milk to the worries for your meal

Got food allergies? Add milk to the worries for your meal

Mother's diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies, research shows

Mother's diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies, research shows

Skin patch offers hope for people with peanut allergy

Skin patch offers hope for people with peanut allergy

Research: Peanut allergy in children has increased 21% since 2010

Research: Peanut allergy in children has increased 21% since 2010

Research: 45% of adults with food allergies develop them in adulthood

Research: 45% of adults with food allergies develop them in adulthood

Study: Most pediatricians do not tell parents about early peanut introduction to prevent allergy

Study: Most pediatricians do not tell parents about early peanut introduction to prevent allergy

Study discovers new genetic risk loci linked to children's food allergies

Study discovers new genetic risk loci linked to children's food allergies

Canadian researchers pinpoint new gene linked to peanut allergy

Canadian researchers pinpoint new gene linked to peanut allergy

BSACI’s new guidelines enhance diagnosis and management of peanut allergy

BSACI’s new guidelines enhance diagnosis and management of peanut allergy

Study provides evidence that oral immunotherapy may be possible cure for peanut allergy

Study provides evidence that oral immunotherapy may be possible cure for peanut allergy

Peanut allergy successfully kept at bay with immune-based therapy

Peanut allergy successfully kept at bay with immune-based therapy

Tackling food allergies: is immunotherapy the answer?

Tackling food allergies: is immunotherapy the answer?

New nanoallergen technology could help provide clear, accurate assessment of peanut allergies

New nanoallergen technology could help provide clear, accurate assessment of peanut allergies

Food allergies: Understanding the causes and magnitude of the problem

Food allergies: Understanding the causes and magnitude of the problem

New study documents prevalence of food allergies

New study documents prevalence of food allergies