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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.
Key immunological changes that support peanut allergy remission in children discovered

Key immunological changes that support peanut allergy remission in children discovered

Microneedle treatments could significantly desensitize people with food allergies

Microneedle treatments could significantly desensitize people with food allergies

Clinical trial shows encouraging results with fecal microbiota transplants for peanut-allergic patients

Clinical trial shows encouraging results with fecal microbiota transplants for peanut-allergic patients

Two peanut allergy treatments for children found to be highly effective at inducing remission

Two peanut allergy treatments for children found to be highly effective at inducing remission

New opportunity to induce remission of peanut allergy in young children through oral immunotherapy

New opportunity to induce remission of peanut allergy in young children through oral immunotherapy

Study shows efficacy, safety of oral immunotherapy in one- to three-year-olds with peanut allergy

Study shows efficacy, safety of oral immunotherapy in one- to three-year-olds with peanut allergy

Immune cells play a much larger role in the onset of allergies than previously thought

Immune cells play a much larger role in the onset of allergies than previously thought

Restoring gut microbes can improve antibiotic-induced dysbiosis and prevent colitis in mice

Restoring gut microbes can improve antibiotic-induced dysbiosis and prevent colitis in mice

Changes to infant gut bacteria and food allergies are linked to C-section birth, ethnicity

Changes to infant gut bacteria and food allergies are linked to C-section birth, ethnicity

Changes to infant feeding guidelines have led to a decrease in peanut allergy

Changes to infant feeding guidelines have led to a decrease in peanut allergy

Study provides first detailed estimates of peanut allergy among U.S. adults

Study provides first detailed estimates of peanut allergy among U.S. adults

Study offers hope to parents and kids who face real danger from peanut exposure

Study offers hope to parents and kids who face real danger from peanut exposure

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxis

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxis

FDA approves first oral immunotherapy treatment for peanut allergy in children, teens

FDA approves first oral immunotherapy treatment for peanut allergy in children, teens

FDA-approved OIT product marks major milestone in management of peanut allergies

FDA-approved OIT product marks major milestone in management of peanut allergies

People with peanut allergies avoid tree nuts despite being non-allergic to them

People with peanut allergies avoid tree nuts despite being non-allergic to them

People allergic to peanuts can safely eat tree nuts, but nearly 40% choose avoidance

People allergic to peanuts can safely eat tree nuts, but nearly 40% choose avoidance

Researchers identify novel genes associated with severity of peanut allergy

Researchers identify novel genes associated with severity of peanut allergy

Breakthrough research develops novel vaccine poised to cure peanut allergies

Breakthrough research develops novel vaccine poised to cure peanut allergies

Early introduction to allergenic foods can prevent food allergies in certain infants

Early introduction to allergenic foods can prevent food allergies in certain infants