Dr Aisha Awan
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Hang fire on peanut exposure, says food and intolerance specialist

Researchers say the chances of developing a peanut allergy can be reduced if babies are given peanut products.

Trials on 628 babies prone to developing peanut allergy found the risk was cut by over 80%.

Dr Aisha Awan, a GP and food intolerance specialist, told the BBC that the research was really significant, but that parents should "hang fire" before introducing them to peanuts.

  • 24 Feb 2015
  • From the section Health
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