Controlled Exposure to Peanuts at Early Age Shows Promise as Allergy Treatment

February 22, 2015 5:00 PM

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SUNDAY, Feb. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposing young children with peanut allergies to small amounts of the legumes shows promise as a treatment, researchers report.

Known as oral immunotherapy, the idea behind the therapy is to slowly increase tolerance to the allergen.

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