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Few people with peanut allergy tolerate peanut after stopping oral immunotherapy

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Allergy to peanut, which is often severe, is one of the most common food allergies in the United…
Peanut Plant’s “Chemical Breath” Could Give Clues to Drought and Other Stresses

July 22, 2019

Peanut growers could someday identify emerging threats such as drought, pests or disease by testing a plant’s “chemical…
UGA researchers help identify ‘the mother of peanut’

May 6, 2019

Working to understand the genetics of peanut disease resistance and yield, researchers led by scientists at the University of…
Peanut Genome Sequenced with Unprecedent Accuracy

May 2, 2019

Improved pest resistance and drought tolerance are among potential benefits of an international effort in which Agricultural Research…
First Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy Gets Closer to FDA Vote

December 21, 2018

After learning their son Andrew had a serious peanut allergy, Jennifer and Daniel Ayala did everything they could…
DNA-based method detects trace amounts of peanut in foods

September 10, 2018

For people with severe peanut allergies, eating even miniscule amounts of the legume can trigger anaphylaxis — a life-threatening…
New Sensor System for Improved Peanut Drying

July 27, 2017

A sensor network developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) engineers could make it easier and cheaper for peanut…
Peanut family secret for making chemical building blocks revealed

June 28, 2017

As you bite into your next peanut butter and jelly sandwich, chew on this: The peanut you’re eating…
Eating peanuts may lead to supple arteries and healthy hearts

March 31, 2017

Eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases which can lead to heart attacks and…
Skin patch to treat peanut allergy shows benefit in children

October 31, 2016

A wearable patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein through the skin shows promise for treating children…
Skin patch to treat peanut allergy shows benefit in children

October 28, 2016

NIH-funded study suggests patch is safe, convenient mode of treatment A wearable patch that delivers small amounts of…
Sources of peanut allergy revealed

October 17, 2016

Researchers from DTU Nanotech have examined patients’ immune reactions towards peanuts and discovered that the individual patient has…
Researchers one step closer to developing non-allergenic ‘super’ peanuts

June 2, 2016

Scientists from The University of Western Australia have joined a global research team that have identified genes in…
Giving allergenic foods to infants from 3 months may prevent allergies

March 7, 2016

A new study for the Food Standards Agency (FSA) published in the New England Journal of Medicine has…
Benefits of peanut allergy prevention strategy persist after one-year peanut avoidance

March 7, 2016

The benefits of regularly consuming peanut-containing foods early in life to prevent the development of peanut allergy persist…
Researchers trace peanut crop back to its Bolivian roots

February 23, 2016

Researchers at the University of Georgia, working with the International Peanut Genome Initiative, have discovered that a wild…
Study suggests potential to predict peanut allergy immunotherapy outcomes

January 26, 2016

Successful immunotherapy induces changes in immune cell subtypes Oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy induces early, distinct changes in…
A New Spanish Peanut Variety for Consumers, Growers

February 27, 2015

A new Spanish peanut variety that packs high levels of healthful oleic acid has been released by U.S.…
Eating peanut at an early age prevents peanut allergy in high-risk infants

February 24, 2015

New evidence shows that the majority of infants at high-risk of developing peanut allergy are protected from peanut…
Peanut in house dust linked to allergy

October 22, 2014

Peanut in house dust linked to peanut allergy in children with skin gene mutation A new study led…
Moisture Meter Technology for In-shell Peanuts Licensed

August 22, 2014

A new meter that measures the moisture of peanuts inside the shell has been developed by U.S. Department of…
Tannic Acid Has Potential to Reduce Allergenicity of Peanuts

July 25, 2014

A phytochemical compound called tannic acid may be an effective scavenger of peanut allergens, according to a study…
Heat and Pressure Treatment May Affect Allergenic Proteins in Peanuts

February 11, 2014

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their colleagues found that when they applied heat and pressure to roasted…
Study of peanut allergy therapy shows 84 per cent success

February 4, 2014

 A new therapy for peanut allergy has been successful in the majority of the 99 children who took…
Allergenic Properties of Proteins in Browned Peanuts

December 18, 2013

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and colleagues have shed light on the molecular differences between raw and heat-treated…
Researcher digs into the contested peanut-allergy epidemic

August 9, 2013

The path of the peanut from a snack staple to the object of bans at schools, day care…
Smartphone cradle, app detect toxins, bacteria

August 2, 2013

Afraid there may be peanuts or other allergens hiding in that cookie? Thanks to a cradle and app…
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