Saturday, March 5, 2011

Peanut Patch?

Came across this interesting article:

Can your peanut-allergic child be treated by simply wearing a patch?  That’s what researchers at National Jewish Health are investigating.  National Jewish Health, along with four other institutions in the Consortium of Food Allergy Research (CoFAR), are currently testing the safety of a peanut patch.

The peanut patch would seek to desensitize allergic patients by exposing them to increasing amounts of peanut protein, similar to the way allergy shots can desensitize people to pollen. The protein would be delivered through the skin from a patch, like nicotine patches used by people trying to quit tobacco.

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1 comment:

  1. I always wondered about those patches. In my research I ran across other ones too. It seems like they worked on the same premise of "energy" like NAET.

    If you ever try this - do share!!

    Warrior MAMA Lisa