Could Manipulating the Microbiome Treat Food Allergies?
Could Manipulating the Microbiome Treat Food Allergies?
As evidence grows that gut bacteria play roles in the development and persistence of food allergies, researchers begin to explore microbe-based interventions.
Could Manipulating the Microbiome Treat Food Allergies?
Could Manipulating the Microbiome Treat Food Allergies?

As evidence grows that gut bacteria play roles in the development and persistence of food allergies, researchers begin to explore microbe-based interventions.

As evidence grows that gut bacteria play roles in the development and persistence of food allergies, researchers begin to explore microbe-based interventions.

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Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy Increases Anaphylaxis Risk: Study
Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy Increases Anaphylaxis Risk: Study
Kerry Grens | Apr 26, 2019
Although the oral treatment seems to work, an analysis of the results from 12 clinical trials finds kids who got an immunotherapy have a greater rate of serious reactions.
Peanut Allergy Treatment Works Long Term
Peanut Allergy Treatment Works Long Term
Jef Akst | Aug 17, 2017
Four years after taking a probiotic and peanut protein for 18 months, two-thirds of children in a small clinical trial can eat peanuts with no health issues.
NIH: Allergen-Exposure Strategy Can Prevent Peanut Allergy
NIH: Allergen-Exposure Strategy Can Prevent Peanut Allergy
Joshua A. Krisch | Jan 5, 2017
In light of recent allergen-exposure studies, an agency-sponsored panel has formally recommended early introduction of peanuts in an effort to prevent potentially life-threatening allergies.
Further Support for Early-Life Allergen Exposure
Further Support for Early-Life Allergen Exposure
Jef Akst | Sep 20, 2016
Egg and peanut consumption during infancy is linked to lower risk of allergy to those foods later in life, according to a meta-analysis.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Alison F. Takemura | Sep 1, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
More Support for Allergen-Exposure Strategy
More Support for Allergen-Exposure Strategy
Jef Akst | Mar 8, 2016
A second study finds evidence that feeding children peanuts could help prevent them from developing allergies to the legume later in life.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Catherine Offord | Feb 22, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Fighting Allergy with Allergen
Fighting Allergy with Allergen
Kerry Grens | Feb 25, 2015
Babies who ate peanuts were less likely to develop an allergy to the food by the time they hit kindergarten, according to a new study.
Fighting Fire with Fire
Fighting Fire with Fire
Kerry Grens | Jan 30, 2014
Exposing severly allergic children to progressively larger amounts of peanut flour desensitizes them over time, a study shows.