Breaking News: LEAP-On Trial
In a pivotal trial, published last year in the New England Journal of Medicine, European researchers from the Learning Early About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) study team presented data which fundamentally shifted existing concepts surrounding peanut allergy. Early dietary avoidance of peanut had previously been advocated as a method to delay the
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Inspired by one of our favorite television shows, Allergy Myth Busters looks at a number of popularly held beliefs about allergy. But are these myths just urban legends or are they true?
Peanut Allergy: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment
It is estimated that food allergy affects approximately 5% of adults and 8% of children, with peanut allergy nearing approximately 2% of the population. A peanut allergy is when the immune system makes a type of antibody called IgE towards specific proteins in peanut. When a person with peanut allergy is exposed to these peanut proteins, the peanut specific IgE antibodies