New diagnostic tests are being developed that aim to more accurately diagnose a patient’s food allergy. Currently, skin-prick testing and… Read more »
Use of the anti-IgE medication omalizumab in combination with oral immunotherapy led 83 percent of patients with multiple food allergies… Read more »
In a long-term follow-up study, oral immunotherapy (OIT) patients who were treated for up to five food allergies were able to maintain a high level of desensitization to their allergens, even those taking very low “doses” of their allergens.
These tests enabled young Violet to eat peanuts to keep her reactions at bay.
State of food allergy research in 2013, and the obstacles to overcome.