Peanut Allergy Could Be Treated with a Skin Patch in the Near Future

February 23, 2015 10:40 AM

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A new study revealed that peanut allergy could be treated with a newly-developed type of skin patch. Researchers revealed the results of the study at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology on Sunday.

Dr. Hugh Sampson, the lead author of the study, director of the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute at Mount Sinai and professor of pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine, revealed that the participants in the study who wore the highest-doses of peanut patches didn’t have to worry about peanut contamin...

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