Allergy Vaccine: September 2006 Archives

UR aims to develop vaccine against kids' ear, sinus ills


By the age of 3, 83 percent of the nation's children have had at least one ear infection that turns a precious little one into a nonstop squaller.

Now University of Rochester Medical Center researchers are working on development of a vaccine that could wipe out childhood ear and sinus infections, as well as many cases of adult bronchitis.

Single vaccine that could wipe out common allergies


Allergies that blight the lives of millions could be wiped out with a vaccine that wards off asthma, eczema and hay fever.

In only four years, a 'one size fits all' jab could be on the shelves.

Muriel Simmons, chief executive of the charity Allergy UK, said: "This has the power to transform people's lives."