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Gut Microbiome

Study: ‘Good’ Bacteria May Prevent – and Reverse – Food Allergy

A study published in Nature Medicine makes a strong case that food allergy is caused by the absence of certain beneficial bacteria in the human gut.
Child Scratching

Study: Scratching Starts Cascade of Immune Responses That Lead to Food...

Researchers may have solved the puzzle of how eczema leads to increased risk of developing food allergies.
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Can Fecal Transplant Cure Peanut Allergy? Phase I Trial Underway

Can transplanting the microbiota of a healthy person to that of an allergic individual prevent allergic reactions?
Researcher

ConsortiaTX Awarded Exclusive License for Food Allergy Microbial Therapy

The company is developing therapies for food allergies based on bacteria found in the human gut microbiome.
Breastfeeding

Study: Breastmilk Helps Protect Offspring from Food Allergies

Study supports a varied, allergen-rich diet for pregnant and nursing mothers.

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