Tag Archives: Immune system

28Jul/17

Preservative in personal care products may be causing eczema

A growing number of people are getting painful skin allergies, and it’s all thanks to a chemical found in everyday personal products. Continue reading

16Jan/17

Feed peanut products to babies to cut allergy risk, doctors say

New U.S. guidelines advise parents to feed their babies peanut products – though never whole peanuts – to help lower the risk of developing potentially life-threatening allergies. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

22Nov/16

Scientists edit genome to cure sickle cell anemia

Researchers have proven that a new gene editing technique could pave the way towards a cure for sickle cell disease. The disease affects about 5 million people globally. About 75 percent of cases occur in Africa where at least 200,000 children are born with the disease every year.
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