NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s a bit of relief for families with children suffering from a peanut allergy.
The FDA has approved the first treatment for kids ages 4-17 called Palforzia.READ MORE: Brian Laundrie's Remains Found In Florida Nature Reserve, Officials Say
Children swallow a peanut powder daily, starting off in tiny doses, then gradually increasing it.READ MORE: Man Taken Into Custody After Shooting Just Steps Away From Bronx School
It trains their bodies to tolerate peanuts, although they should still not consume the food.MORE NEWS: Paterson Youth Football Team Gets $10,000 Gift From New York Giants, Dunkin' Donuts
It’s not a cure, but doctors say it could be a game-changer.