Health Experts Back Treatment for Kids With Peanut Allergy
|09/14/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Government experts Friday backed an experimental treatment for children with peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved option for preventing life-threatening reactions.
The treatment is daily capsules of peanut powder that gradually help children build up a tolerance.
The outside panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted overwhelmingly in favor of the treatment from Aimmune Therapeutics. The nonbinding vote amounts to an endorsement for approval.
The FDA is expected to make its final decision by January.
The panelists said the medication was an important option for parents and children dealing with peanut allergies. However, several also said they read more >>>