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Category: Food Allergies

illustration of a doctor in a lab coat holding a giant medicine bottle containing a giant peanut in the shell

November 27, 2017

New Treatment Options for People with Food Allergies

How immunotherapy treatments may soon help you help your patients.

Food Allergies

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Evan Dellon

December 16, 2013

Spurred by food allergies, two esophagus conditions stump doctors

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine found that two on-the-rise esophagus conditions are so similar that even a biopsy is not enough to distinguish one disease from the other.

Chronic Illness, Food Allergies, Research

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Wesley Burks

January 7, 2013

Sublingual immunotherapy shows promise as treatment for peanut allergy

Daily doses of a liquid containing peanut powder, in gradually increasing amounts, enabled patients with peanut allergy to safely consume peanut in amounts at least 10 times greater than their baseline.

Food Allergies, Immunity, Research

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Wesley Burks

July 18, 2012

UNC researchers discover promising new treatment for egg allergy

Giving egg-allergic children small amounts of egg over many months found to reduce severe reactions, help some shed the allergy entirely.

Allergies, Food Allergies, Research, Treatment

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