New treatment proves effective for peanut allergies

By WEEK Producer

January 30, 2014 Updated Jan 30, 2014 at 9:45 PM CDT

Researchers are finding a way to help with peanut allergies.

They found giving trace amounts of peanut to children with the allergy is once again showing promise in clinical trials.

It's call "oral immunotherapy".

Up to 90-percent of kids in the study could safely eat five peanuts after 6 months.

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