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Peanut allergy vaccination

  1. Dec 5, 2003 #1


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    This is already old news, but I was reminded of the issue today.

    I wonder: are you aware that researchers have devised a vaccination against peanuts? This therapy is used to desensitize people with a peanut allergy, I think it is pretty cool :)
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  3. Dec 8, 2003 #2
    I think that's kinda cool. I know I didn't know that. I'm curious though, if vaccines have been developed for other foods or mainly just the most widespread (peanuts in this case)? My ex-girlfriend and I learned that hard way that she was allergic to some kinds of fish (salmon and shellfish specifically) and walnuts.
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