Independent organisation NICE recommends Palforzia for NHS use in draft guidance which says the drug can be effective in inducing tolerance to peanuts and reducing the severity of allergic reactions, including potentially life-threatening anaphylaxis. Read more in Pharmaphorum here.
Parents of children with severe allergies have hailed “life-changing” research showing it is possible to build up a tolerance to peanuts and reduce the chances of potentially fatal attacks. The Independent covers the Palisade Study and its outcomes. Click here to view the article.
The Palisade Study results are highlighted by The Sun.
Radio 4 discusses the Palisade Study and the effect that it has had on one young girl’s life. Click here to listen.
Sky News covers the year long research program where children were gradually given increasing amounts of peanut protein which saw that the children who were not normally able to tolerate exposure to even a tenth of a single peanut could eventually cope with two whole peanuts, the trial found. Click here to view the article.
BBC News covers the Palisade study and the impact it has on children who suffer with nut allergies and their families. Professor George du Toit, UK chief investigator for Palisade study, said: “The results of this ground-breaking study are very promising and suggest that we will be able to protect children who are allergic to … Continued