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Breakthrough toward cure for nut allergies


February 23, 2009
By The Mail Online

Feb. 23, 2009 – British scientists have made a dramatic breakthrough in the treatment
of nut allergies which could bring relief for tens of thousands.

Feb. 23, 2009 – British scientists have made a dramatic breakthrough in the treatment
of nut allergies which could bring relief for tens of thousands.

A group of children with severe peanut allergy built up a tolerance by being given tiny daily doses in powder form.

By
the end of the six-month trial they could eat up to 12 peanuts a day
without going into anaphylactic shock, a severe reaction which can
cause death. On average, seven children die from peanut allergy each
year. | READ MORE

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