Tag: peanuts

Nuts

Nuts! What They Really Are and How the FDA Classifies Them...

Deciphering the FDA's "tree nut" designation can be confusing. Here's a quick primer to help.
OpenBiome Fecal Capsules

Positive Early Results with Fecal Microbiota Therapy for Peanut-Allergic Patients

Encapsulated stool from non-allergic donors alters the immune system and increases tolerance to peanuts.
Peanut Allergy Vaccine

FDA Clears Path for Human Clinical Trials of Peanut Allergy Vaccine

"Virus Like Particle" based vaccine promises short-course treatment providing long-term protection.
Boy Contemplating a Peanut

Peanut OIT is More Effective Than Thought But Desensitization Plummets After...

"Adherence to dosing is very important, and clinicians should expect a decline in tolerance with lapse in dosing."
Peanuts

FDA Approves Peanut Allergy Health Claims for Food Products

FDA action is the result of a review initiated in August.
Allergens

USF Begins Recruitment for OIT Study Addressing 15 Food Allergies at...

Therapy will treat allergies to peanuts, almonds, cashew, hazelnuts, pecans, pistachios, walnuts, codfish, salmon, shrimp, sesame seed, soy, wheat, milk and eggs simultaneously.
Peanuts

How Much Peanut Does it Take to Trigger an Allergic Reaction?

UC toxicologist says finding an ‘eliciting dose’ may help some who have food allergies.
Baby

Early Introduction of Peanuts Leads to 16% Drop in Peanut Allergy...

Study was the first to test the approach in homes and to analyze what impact the guideline changes have had on peanut allergies.
Dining Out

Study: Food Allergy Reactions in Restaurants are Common and Can be...

Study indicates more caution needs to be exercised on the part of patients and the restaurant industry.