Immunology

Test to improve peanut allergy diagnosis

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and the University of Melbourne have identified a new way to accurately test for peanut allergy.

Medical research

Peanut allergy turned off by tricking immune system

Researchers have turned off a life-threatening allergic response to peanuts by tricking the immune system into thinking the nut proteins aren't a threat to the body, according to a new preclinical study from Northwestern ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Allergy vaccine is nothing to sneeze at

Monash University researchers are working on a vaccine that could completely cure asthma brought on by house dust mite allergies.

Health

New peanut allergy treatment works, study shows

(PhysOrg.com) -- Allergy experts at the University of Cambridge have convincing evidence that a new treatment for peanut allergies is effective, following a three-year trial.

Genetics

Gene linked to peanut allergy

An international collaboration led by researchers at the University of Dundee has discovered a genetic link to peanut allergy. It has been known for some time that peanut allergy can be inherited, but this study marks the ...

Health

Treating peanut allergy through a patch

Can your peanut-allergic child be treated by simply wearing a patch? That’s what researchers at National Jewish Health are investigating. National Jewish Health, along with four other institutions in the Consortium of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Making peanuts more tolerable for children with allergy treatment

A peanut solution given under the tongue can desensitize a child's deadly peanut allergies, but further testing will be needed to determine if it may permanently eliminate their reactions to the foods, according to researchers ...

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