African-Americans more likely to have peanut allergy

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Researchers have long wondered how genetics might play a role in the development of food allergies. According to recently completed genetic research, children with African ancestry are more likely to have food sensitivities than are white children. Study author Rajesh Kumar, MD, MS, from the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago explains, “We examined… Read More at


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