Grant and Jordon Tomkinson - a father and son duo from North Dakota - have found a correlation between athletic ability and finger length in adolescent boys. Grant is a professor of kinesiology and public health education at the University of North Dakota, while Jordan is a junior at Sacred Heart High School.
Year - 2017 Blog
Scientists at McGill University in Quebec have discovered that a loss of smell could be an early indication of Alzheimer's disease. While most researchers and diagnostic test tend to focus on memory, smell could be an even earlier indicator of the disease.
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.
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.