Treating peanut allergies early could make kids less sensitive, study finds

A clinical trial conducted by the National Institute of Health found that oral immunotherapy safely desensitized children to peanuts, and reduced remission in highly-allergic toddlers. By administering a daily dose of peanut flour for two and a half years, researchers were able to induce remission of a severe peanut allergy in one-fifth of those involved in the trial.

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