The First-Ever Vaccine For Celiac Disease Has Begun Phase 2 Trials

A vaccine that could enable people with celiac disease to safely consume gluten has begun phase 2 testing in the US, Australia, and New Zealand after more than a decade of development. Results from several phase 1 trials previously showed that the immune system-modifying treatment, called Nexvax2, is safe and…

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How My Skin Condition Helped Me Grow Into the Person I Am Today

I was 18 years old when I first started presenting symptoms of a mysterious skin condition. Two years later, I was officially diagnosed with Hidradenitis Suppurativa. During the two long years between the emergence of my symptoms and an official diagnosis, I was left to wonder, question, research, and hope…

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Bill Gates Thinks A Coming Disease Could Kill 30 Million People Within 6 Months

The next deadly disease that will cause a global pandemic is coming, Bill Gates said on Friday at a discussion of epidemics. We’re not ready. An illness like the pandemic 1918 influenza could kill 30 million people within six months, Gates said, adding that the next disease might not even…

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Goldman Sachs Says Curing Diseases May Not Be Economically Viable

A leaked report has stated what many in the health industry have whispered privately; there is a lot less money in curing people than in long-term management of disease. The issue is brought into focus by the possibility of a gene therapy that could soon cure a large variety of genetic…

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