Careful Immunotherapy Reduces Allergic Patients' Sensitivity to Peanuts, National Jewish Health Study

Published: Jan 11, 2013

Of all foods, peanuts are the most frequent cause of life-threatening and fatal allergic reactions. New research at National Jewish Health provides additional support for a strategy to reduce the severity of reactions to peanut -- repeatedly consuming small amounts of the very food that causes those reactions in the first place, a practice called immunotherapy.

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