Study Results Could Mean LEAP in Changes for Peanut Allergy Guidelines


introducing peanuts to children at a young age could prevent the development of allergies.

When the AAAAI meeting was held in Houston participants anxiously awaited the keynote address by the authors of the LEAP study, which focused on peanut allergies and the affect on young children.

George Du Toit, MBBCh, FCP, DCH, MMeD, Dip.Allergy, FRCOCH, FAAAI, one of the lead authors of the study spoke about the results which showed that by giving children peanuts at a very young age it can actually prevent them from developing an allergy to the food.

The results of the study were announced at the conference and published simultaneously in an article in the New England Journal of Medicine, which can be found here

Related Videos
HCPLive Five at APA 2024 | Image Credit: HCPLive
John M. Oldham, MD: A History of Personality Disorder Pathology
Franklin King, MD: Psychedelic Therapy History, Advances, and Hurdles
Robert Weinrieb, MD: Psychiatry-Hepatology Approach for Alcohol-Related Liver Disease
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences

All rights reserved.