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Peanut immunotherapy: still working after four years

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Peanut allergy probably causes more disruption and anxiety than any other, at least in the West, perhaps because of its propensity to cause anaphylaxis and its tendency to be lifelong. In April 2014, Archivist reported the successful outcome of the STOP II trial, where continued exposure to small but increasing amounts of ingested peanut protein effectively induced tolerance ( But the question remained: how long will this tolerance last?

Now a different trial of peanut tolerance induction through exposure has reported …

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