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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.
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

New research suggests need for oral food challenge to properly diagnose additional nut allergies

New research suggests need for oral food challenge to properly diagnose additional nut allergies

Supportive friends, family linked to less risk-taking among adolescents with food allergies

Supportive friends, family linked to less risk-taking among adolescents with food allergies

New US guidelines developed for the prevention of peanut allergy

New US guidelines developed for the prevention of peanut allergy

New report proposes updated revisions to WIC for better adherence to Dietary Guidelines for Americans

New report proposes updated revisions to WIC for better adherence to Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Experts issue clinical guidelines to help early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants

Experts issue clinical guidelines to help early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants

Experts characterize racial and ethnic differences in food allergies among U.S. children

Experts characterize racial and ethnic differences in food allergies among U.S. children

New guidelines offer way for parents to introduce peanut-containing foods to reduce allergy risk

New guidelines offer way for parents to introduce peanut-containing foods to reduce allergy risk

Wearable patch shows promise for treating children with peanut allergy

Wearable patch shows promise for treating children with peanut allergy

Introducing egg and peanut at early age may prevent development of childhood allergy

Introducing egg and peanut at early age may prevent development of childhood allergy

Study finds oral immunotherapy safe, effective at suppressing peanut allergy in preschool children

Study finds oral immunotherapy safe, effective at suppressing peanut allergy in preschool children