The Viaskin patch – DBV-Technologies’ new approach to epicutaneous immunotherapy

Epicutaneous immunotherapy may sound like a bit of a mouthful, but in reality it’s a simple concept. It involves helping people to develop greater tolerance levels towards substances to which they are allergic (antigens), without injecting those antigens directly into the patient’s bloodstream. The DBV Technologies internet site expands on this approach, which takes concrete form in the shape of the Viaskin patch. This patch is central to the epicutaneous approach, as it’s worn upon the s...
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Trying to turn the tide on the advance of allergies – the Viaskin® patch by DBV-Technologies

One of the biggest medical issues of recent times has been the massive increase in the numbers of people affected by various allergies. Some, like house dust mite allergy, have hit the news because of their prevalence. Others, such as peanut allergies, have attracted attention because of their potentially fatal consequences. The DBV-Technologies website http://www.dbv-technologies.com offers us a window onto the world of this European firm at the forefront of efforts to diagnose and treat allerg...
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DBV-Technologies – in the frontline of the fight against allergies

One company has taken up the gauntlet of how to deal with an increasingly serious health issue that affects millions of people across the globe – food allergies. www.dbv-technologies.com is the website to go to should you be looking for information about a revolutionary new method of treating and diagnosing allergies such as peanut, cow’s milk and dust mite allergies. By developing a technique that seems so simple you wonder why it hadn’t been done before, DBV-Technologies have really opened up ...
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