Allergy: Bee-keepers hold clues for T-cell tolerance


which involves the repeated administration of high doses of an allergen, is an effective treatment for reducing allergic responses to bee venom and other allergens. Similarly to allergic patients that receive allergen-specific immununotherapy, non-allergic beekeepers are exposed to high doses of bee venom throughout the 6 month period of the bee-keeping… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nri2466