Immunology

Can boiled peanuts help cure peanut allergies?

Because heat can affect the structure and immunoreactivity of peanuts, researchers recently tested whether a therapy using sequential doses of boiled peanuts followed by roasted peanuts may help children overcome peanut allergies. ...

Medications

Is immunotherapy the answer to peanut allergy purgatory?

Peanut allergy can be deadly, and evidence shows that it affects nearly 2% of people in some Western countries. While the standard treatment for peanut allergy is to avoid exposure, oral immunotherapy is a heavily debated ...

Medications

Co-treatments help beat peanut allergies

Desensitising children to peanut allergies through oral immunotherapy is more effective when done in conjunction with antihistamines and probiotics, South Australian researchers have found.

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