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There’s a patch that could fix your peanut allergy problem

A treatment for one of the most common food allergies out there just got even more data that it’s working.

Roughly 1.5 million children in the US are allergic to peanuts, an allergy that can often be so severe that even the smallest amount of contact can set off an extreme reaction.

To counter that, DBV Technologies is working on a patch that works to lessen that severity.

In new phase two data presented at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology conference on Sunday, the company showed that 83% of children ages 6 to 11 who took part in the trial could eat 1000 milligrams of peanuts without having an allergic reaction after wearing a patch for three years.



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