Immunology

Most parents willing to enroll child in food allergen trials

(HealthDay)—The majority of caregivers of children with food allergy are willing to consider participation in clinical trials for food allergy immunotherapy, according to a research letter published in the March issue of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Would you pay for an Ebola vaccine? Most say yes.

The 2014-2016 West African Ebola outbreak was the deadliest in history, infecting more than 28,000 people and killing more than 11,000. While the number of people infected in the United States was low, it was covered extensively ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Do oestrogen levels affect the willingness to share?

Fluctuating hormone levels change a woman's social behaviour over the course of the menstrual cycle. Mood swings and irritability before the period as well as a greater interest in sex during ovulation are well known. Now ...

Health

Dying patients' choices not always aligned to caregivers'

An illuminating study compares the willingness of stage IV cancer patients, and their caregivers; to pay to extend their lives by one year against that of other end-of-life improvements. The research, led by members of the ...

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