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Study: Early Peanut Exposure May Prevent Allergies

Researchers are challenging old advice that suggested parents keep peanuts away from young children who were at high risk of developing a peanut allergy. A study published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine said regularly exposing those kids to peanuts at an early age may actually prevent them from ever developing an allergy. Researchers in Britain looked at a group of 640 children between four and 11 months old who had egg allergies or the skin condition eczema that can...

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