Health Highlights: May 11, 2023By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter
Skin patch could help ease peanut allergy in kids. The patch slowly releases minute amounts of peanut proteins, and in a new study 67% of children using it could ingest the equivalent of one to four peanuts without an allergic reaction after 1 year. Read more
Insomnia, sleep apnea could be harming your brain. Brain scans of seniors with sleep apnea found signs of white matter damage in participants with poor-quality sleep. Read more
Could a vaccine to treat pancreatic cancer be coming? In a small trial, the mRNA-focused shot appeared to halt the disease in half of patients who tried it. Read more
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