Peanut allergies are becoming more common among children.
Even the tiniest exposure can have deadly results, and unlike egg or milk allergies, children won’t usually grow out of them.
For many parents, it’s a helpless feeling. Imagine being sent home from the doctors with a an entire list of foods to fear.
A team of researchers at UNC Chapel Hill has set out to develop a therapy for peanut allergies by building a tolerance to peanut protein through repeated exposure.
For the Hubbard family from Winston-Salem, it’s already working.