According to their study, which is still in its early stages, clinical tests have proven that using a new skin patch can help fight one of the most common forms of food allergies, peanut allergy.
The scientists call the innovative skin patch Viaskin Peanut patch and are in the process of testing it on many volunteers from several countries in order to see if the skin patch is efficient and safe on different types of skin.
So far, the results have shown that the new skin patch was effective and helped prevent the body’s dangerous reactions to peanuts, which can be deadly.
According to recent reports, more than three million Americans suffer from nuts allergies, and most of these people are allergic to peanuts.
The latest study which aims to help treat peanut allergies was conducted by a team of researchers from a biotech company in France called DBV.
The researchers have developed a new method that could help fight peanut allergy. The new method is called Viaskin Peanut patch and was designed to be worn by people as a regular skin patch.
Although the new product is still being tested, it has had positive results so far.
The scientists have tested the new skin patch on 221 subjects of different ages, from six to fifty five years old.
Out of the 221 subjects, 113 were under the age of 12, while 73 subjects were aged between 12 and 17 years.
The subjects were from different countries, such as the United States, Canada, France, Poland and the Netherlands.
The researchers explained that the new skin patch works by injecting a small dose of peanut protein in the surface of the skin.
This helps because it triggers an immune response and prevents the body to release antigens into the blood, thus preventing serious allergic shocks.
Before they tested the skin patch on the patients, the researchers determined how much protein they need to ingest before the body reacts to peanuts and activates the allergic symptoms.
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