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Intralymphatic allergen immunotherapy fast, safe, effective

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Direct administration of allergen into the lymph nodes, rather than the skin, reduces both the number and dose of allergen injections required to induce allergen tolerance, researchers report. “We demonstrated that intralymphatic allergen administration enhanced safety,...

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Early peanut consumption may prevent peanut allergy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Contrary to widespread recommendations, early consumption of peanuts in infancy is associated with a low prevalence of peanut allergy, results of a study suggest. "Our study findings raise the question of whether early introduction rather than avoidance of peanut in infancy is...

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MRSA sinusitis on the rise

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The results of a US study suggest that from 2001 to 2006 there has been a marked increase in the proportion of acute and chronic sinusitis cases with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates. "An increase in the recovery of MRSA was recently noted in...