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Hope for peanut allergy suffers?

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Hope for peanut allergy suffers?

Peanut allergy treatment 'a success'
Doctors say a potential treatment for peanut allergy has transformed the lives of children taking part in a large clinical trial.
The 85 children had to eat peanut protein every day - initially in small doses, but ramped up during the study.
The findings, published in the Lancet, suggest 84% of allergic children could eat the equivalent of five peanuts a day after six months.

This is encouraging. Even if they can't eat them in the same quantities as non-allergy sufferers at least it could mean that they won't suffer a reaction when they've accidentally eaten something containing peanut nuts.
Of course, there is the possibility of being led into a false sense of security but that could be managed.
This was also on BBC Breakfast but they stated 99 children and not 85 as in this article.

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