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Blood enzyme could ease allergic reactions

A study led by St. Michael's Hospital physician Dr. Peter Vadas has found an enzyme in the blood decreases the severity of allergic reactions. The discovery suggests medications can be developed to protect against life-threatening allergies to foods, drugs or insect stings.

Toronto, January 4, 2008

Dr. Peter VadasA study led by St. Michael's Hospital physician Dr. Peter Vadas has found an enzyme in the blood decreases the severity of allergic reactions. The discovery suggests medications can be developed to protect against life-threatening allergies to foods, drugs or insect stings.