threatening allergy

February 22, 2015 8:12 PM

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threatening allergy

For those plagued with peanut allergies, protection may eventually come in the form of a patch worn on the skin, a new study suggests.

In the second phase of a drug trial, half of participants wearing the highest dose “peanut patches” for a year were able to consume the equivalent of four peanuts without reacting, researchers reported Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

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