Year - 2017 Blog

Researchers Continue to Make Progress Toward Curing Peanut Allergies

Researchers Continue to Make Progress Toward Curing Peanut Allergies

Researchers from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Australia "might have found a successful and low-risk method to cure children born with a peanut allergy," IFLScience.com reported.

By combining exposure-induced immunity building with the probiotic lactobacillus rhamnosus, 80% of the study's participants developed a tolerance to peanuts. 

Universal Vaccination Leads to Near Elimination of Hepatitis

Universal Vaccination Leads to Near Elimination of Hepatitis

A universal vaccination program in Alaska has led to a drastic decline in both hepatitis A and B across the state. Members of the Alaska Division of Public Health presented data at the World Indigenous People's Conference in Anchorage, Alaska, the results of which "show the virtual eliminations of hepatitis A among the native people of Alaska," IFLScience.com reported.

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