Allergy Vaccine: September 2006 Archives

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

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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

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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."