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Breakthrough Treatment Could Protect People With Peanut Allergies

There are no treatment options approved for peanut allergy, which is commonly found in American children. But new findings presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting and published in The New England Journal of Medicine reveal that a therapy to protect people with this allergy is awaiting review… Read More »

Is Amarin’s Fish-Oil-Derived Drug A Historic Breakthrough Or Not? It’s Complicated

Vascepa is not just any fish oil, and is different from over-the-counter supplements. Here’s a picture of a salmon jumping over the Goldstream River.Getty Cardiologists are still grappling with clinical trial results released last week that showed that Vascepa, a fish-oil-derived drug, reduced heart attacks, strokes, and deaths from cardiovascular disease by 25% in patients… Read More »