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Exciting studies find a way to help prevent peanut allergies in children

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Posted at 12:36 PM, Mar 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-12 12:36:43-04

RICHMOND, Va - Dr. Ananth Thyagarajan, of Allergy Partners of Richmond, visited the studio to talk about peanut allergies and new studies that suggest exposure at a young age could help prevent the allergy. Allergy specialists say the research in peanut allergy prevention is groundbreaking, showing that eating peanut products as a baby significantly reduces the risk of developing the allergy by 80% in high-risk infants. For more information you can visit www.allergypartners.com/richmond.