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UK trial proves peanut allergy can be beaten

Reuters Innovations
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January 30, 2014 AT 5:31 PM
A study of British children suffering from peanut allergy has shown that most can overcome their serious intolerance with a six month program of gradual exposure to the legume. Eleven-year-old Lena Barden was one of 85 children exposed to steadily increasing measures of peanut protein and can now eat five per day with no ill-effect. Jim Drury reports.