Could Peanut Allergies Vanish by 2020?

Could Peanut Allergies Vanish by 2020?

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One French scientist thinks so. DBV Technologies in France has developed a patch that helps allergy sufferers build up a tolerance to the protein in the legume.

The patch has been fast-tracked by the FDA, and could be on the market by 2018.

As lovers of peanut butter, honey-roasted peanuts, and even boiled peanuts, we think this sounds like great news! Plus, it will make school snacks and bake sales that much easier if you don't have to worry about your kids' classmates having allergies.

Read more: Peanut Allergies Could Be History by 2020 from Yahoo!

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