Tag: Peanut

Experimental Drug Could Yield Good Results For People Allergic To Peanuts

An experimental drug for people with peanut allergies has come out of the Phase 3 trial with positive results. Kids who received the treatment were able to ingest peanut protein without experiencing symptoms associated with food allergies.

Medicine November 19, 2018

Peanut Allergies Becoming More Prevalent: Here's What You Can Do About It

A new study found that the number of children born with a peanut allergy has increased in the past decades. In 2008, one in 70 children has peanut allergy compared to one in 250 back in 1997.

Public Health October 29, 2018

Meet Peanut, The Parenting App For Like-Minded Moms

A new app dubbed Peanut has been developed exclusively for mothers. Peanut is a social networking app that uses machine learning and looks to connect moms sharing similar interests and thoughts.

Apps/Software February 10, 2017

Peanuts, Peanut Butter Key To Preventing Obesity?

How can something so tasty prevent obesity? It seems unlikely but researchers have found that turning to peanuts and peanut butter as snack substitutes led to a BMI drop in children at high risk of being overweight or obese.

Life March 7, 2016

Peanut Allergy May Be More Difficult To Diagnose Due To Asthma Symptoms

Does your child have asthma? There’s a good chance that he might be allergic to peanuts as well.

Life May 18, 2015

New Study May Provide Solution For Patients Suffering From Peanut Allergies

A recent clinical trial showed a promising solution for peanut allergies. The Viaskin Peanut Patch, developed by DBV Technologies, can give some relief to people suffering from allergic reactions to peanuts.

Life February 23, 2015

3 Texas Firms Recall Nearly 250,000 Pounds of Meat Products. What Consumers Need to Know

Three Texas-based companies are recalling some of their meat products due to ingredients that contain an undeclared allergen, which could cause serious and even deadly reactions in certain individuals.

Life December 30, 2014

Peanut salmonella trial reveals America's food safety honor system is shaky

Due to lack of resources to thoroughly inspect consumable products, the FDA said that it relies on an honor system from companies. The case of the salmonella outbreak traced to Peanut Corporation of America shows the weakness of this system.

Life August 10, 2014

Peanut, winner of the World's Ugliest Dog 2014 contest, really is quite cute

Peanut is the weird-looking, but still lovable, winner of the annual contest hosted by the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California. The contest raises awareness about dog rescues, adoptions, and animal abuse.

Society June 22, 2014

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