Mytilus trossulus in West Vancouver, Canada. Credit: Annette F Muttray Scientists have found a type of transmissible cancer in shellfish that has spread across the Atlantic Ocean and even into the Pacific. The new study was published in eLife. The Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) Newsroom interviewed Stephen Goff, PhD, an expert in […]

The John Innes Centre will co-lead a pioneering research program investigating how a plant-based diet could prevent chronic illness. The Edesia: Plants, Food and Health Ph.D. program aims to advance understanding of plant-based nutrition from crop to clinic, initiating a step-change in nutritional research in the UK and addressing diet-related […]

Few people with peanut allergy tolerate peanut after stopping oral immunotherapy. Continuing with a modest dose confers more protection, NIH-funded study finds. Allergy to peanut, which is often severe, is one of the most common food allergies in the United States. Although previous studies have shown that peanut oral immunotherapy […]