|Researchers at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge have successfully completed the first ever peanut desensitisation programme for children.
Peanut allergies affects one in 50 children in the UK, having an impact on their quality of life and food confidence.
For this inaugural trial, immunity experts closely monitored the daily administration of small doses of peanut flour to a group of children over a period of six months with a view of training the patient's bodies to tolerate the peanut without causing a severe immune reaction.
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