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Entries in peanut patch (2)

Saturday
Jul082017

June 2017: Food Allergy News

6/15/2017: Peanut Skin Patch

A study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and led by by Hugh Sampson, MD, of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York found that after one year, "researchers assessed each participant’s ability to consume at least 10 times more peanut protein than he or she was able to consume before starting EPIT...The patches were developed and provided by the biopharmaceutical company DBV Technologies under the trade name Viaskin. Each day, study participants applied a new patch to their arm or between their shoulder blades."

http://www.allergyandasthmacare.com/2017/06/index.html

Monday
Jan022017

OCTOBER 2016: FOOD ALLERGY NEWS

10/7/2016:  Infants Dairy Allergy and Probiotics

Probiotics and prebiotics are important for digestion and are natively part of breastmilk.  But forumla-fed infants may need more to help not only with including distress (crying), eczema, diarrhea, abdominal pain, colic, vomiting but also the health of the gut and overall immune system. [1]

10/26/2016:  Peanut Patch Improves 36% Over Placebo Group

A study using Viaskin Peanut patch on the skin appears to improve tolerance to peanuts especially for ages 4-11 by 36%.  It was found the placebo group had a 12% improvement, but the patched group had a 46 to 48% improvement and was able to tolerate 10 times more peanut after one year. [2]

[1]  http://www.nutriciaresearch.com/new-data-important-for-infants-suffering-from-severe-cows-milk-protein-allergy/

[2]  https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161026105052.htm