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ALLERGY: TURNING OFF ALLERGIES & ASTHMA
There are two types of rhinitis and asthma that act through two different biological pathways in the body.
Professor David Price discusses how scientists are focused on discovering exactly how these pathways work so they can develop new treatments and come up with a cure for allergy and asthma.
INFORMATION IS POWER
Dr Matthew Smith from Boston in the US on the reliability of Dr Google, how people should communicate with their doctors and how doctors need to use messages that resonate with their patients to improve healthcare.
PROTEIN AND BRAIN CELLS
As we age we tend to build up increasing amounts of protein in our brains and this protein can cause cells to die.
Research is directed on finding ways to stop these proteins from aggregating in the brain and discovering how they drive cell death.