A cure for peanut allergies may be near according to a new study published in the journal The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health. The study reveals a new treatment that has kept patients free from allergic reactions to peanuts for over a four-year period.
The report followed up a previous study that found a combination of probiotics and peanut protein significantly increased tolerance to peanuts in children who were allergic. Food allergies among children in this country increased 50% between 1997 and 2011 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
The treatment will not be available to patients and doctors for at least five to 10 years.
Source: Science Alert