Predicting an end to peanut allergy

Almost a quarter of babies with peanut allergy will outgrow it in later childhood, according to an Australian study of more than 5000 one-year olds.

Using skin prick tests on very young children with peanut allergy, the researchers say they can now tell which ones are likely to grow out of their allergy by the time they reach school age.

The results, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology show peanut allergy resolves in