Category: Peanut Allergy

New Toothpaste Could Help With Peanut Allergies

November 22nd, 2023
Researchers are evaluating a toothpaste that claims to let patients who are sensitive to peanuts and other foods simply brush their allergies away. Toothpaste to Help Combat Peanut Allergy The new strategy is called oral mucosal immunotherapy (OMIT).… more »

Clinical Trial Offers Promising Peanut Patch

May 17th, 2023
A wearable patch could prevent severe allergic reactions in toddlers with peanut allergies, according to the results of a new clinical trial. Peanut Patch Trial The late-stage trial involved more than 200 children ages one to three with peanut allergi… more »

First Peanut Allergy Pill Approved by FDA

February 12th, 2020
The first treatment for peanut allergy has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A Pill to Treat Peanut Allergies Palforzia—a specially prepared peanut powder that’s consumed daily, helps children and teens better tolerate peanuts s… more »

New Guidelines Issued for Food Allergy Prevention

March 20th, 2019
On March 18, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published updated guidance on the prevention of food allergies and other allergic conditions. New Guidelines The new guidelines were based on a detailed review of all available evidence on the topi… more »

Potential New Treatment for Children With Peanut Allergies

November 28th, 2018
Kids who are living with a peanut allergy may be able to lower their guard in the future, thanks to a new clinical trial. A Clinical Trial to Reduce Peanut Sensitivity A year-long trial of an oral immunotherapy regimen aimed to reduce children’s sensi… more »