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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.
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

New treatment stops peanut allergy for 6 weeks with single dose

New treatment stops peanut allergy for 6 weeks with single dose

New information on benefits of oral food challenges when diagnosing food allergies

New information on benefits of oral food challenges when diagnosing food allergies

Doctors report first death from fecal microbiota transplant

Doctors report first death from fecal microbiota transplant

Celiac disease may now be curable with biodegradable nanoparticles

Celiac disease may now be curable with biodegradable nanoparticles

New treatment shows promise to reverse celiac disease

New treatment shows promise to reverse celiac disease

GlobalData: First peanut allergy therapy unlikely to be a good choice for all patients

GlobalData: First peanut allergy therapy unlikely to be a good choice for all patients

Five things to know about early introduction of peanuts in babies

Five things to know about early introduction of peanuts in babies

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Young eczema sufferers infected with common skin bacterium are at higher risk of food allergy

Young eczema sufferers infected with common skin bacterium are at higher risk of food allergy

Peanut allergy tolerance treatment may increase the risk of anaphylaxis

Peanut allergy tolerance treatment may increase the risk of anaphylaxis

Regular dietary peanut consumption after immunotherapy may extend allergy treatment benefits

Regular dietary peanut consumption after immunotherapy may extend allergy treatment benefits

Peanut allergies could soon have a drug treatment

Peanut allergies could soon have a drug treatment

New drug shows promise for treating people with peanut allergy

New drug shows promise for treating people with peanut allergy