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]]>(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -- Aimmune Therapeutics' oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy gained FDA approval late Friday, for treating individuals age 4-17, the agency said. To be sold as Palforzia, the product consists of purified peanut...
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