One of the most promising new therapies for kids is peanut oral immunotherapy.

PEANUT ALLERGY IS A common, growing problem for children, with studies suggesting more than 2% of children, or 1.6 million kids, have this life-threatening condition. A U.S. study conducted in 2015-16 showed that more than 40% of children with peanut allergy have been treated in the emergency department for reactions to peanuts, with 20% having been in the ED for care in the last year of the study.

 

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