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Sep012015

JUNE 2015 ALLERGY NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

6/8/2015:  EAACI Congress in Spain Presented on Peanut Patch

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress held in Barcelona in June 2015 presented positive results in the treatment of peanut allergy via the patch called Viaskin Peanut.  It appears the patch is more beneficial than the oral or sublingual therapies.  More studies are underway thoughout 2015.  [1]   According to CNN Money in London, the patch was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for special fast track testing. [2]  If all goes well it may be released by 2018.

[1] http://www.dbv-technologies.com/en/investor-relations/regulated-information/2043,EAACI-presentation

[2] http://money.cnn.com/2015/06/23/news/companies/peanut-allergy-drug-patch/

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