Peanut Allergy Treatment
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|Thu, 02-28-2013 - 4:30pm|
A new study found that by introducing peanut allergens into a participant at increasing levels, they had success in reducing their allergic reaction:
The new therapy underwent clinical trials at multiple centers to account for any geographic or procedural anomalies. By utilizing sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT), a treatment where patients are given gradually increasing daily doses of a liquid containing peanut powder, the researchers were able to slowly desensitize the patients’ allergic response to peanuts.
Read more at: http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1112759044/cure-for-peanut-allergy-immunotherapy-010713/
These findings could lead to more treatments in curing peanut allergies. Have you thought about using this treatment on your child?