A New Research on Peanut Allergy – Associated Content from Yahoo! – associatedcontent.com

10 Sep

Presently, there are approximately 3 million Americans who are allergic to peanuts and peanut products.

via A New Research on Peanut Allergy – Associated Content from Yahoo! – associatedcontent.com.

They are hoping that this patch will desensitize allergic patients by exposing them to gradual increased amounts of peanut protein in the same way that allergy shots can desensitize people to pollen. The protein would be delivered through the skin from a patch the same way that nicotine patches are used by people who are trying to give up tobacco.

 

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