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Antibody gives relief from hay fever

Antibody gives relief from hay fever

A clinical trial has shown an artificial antibody to give ‘substantial’ relief to hay fever sufferers. The trial involved 536 patients aged between 12 and 75 years who were affected by ragweed pollen. The participants were injected with the antibody “omalizumab”*  or a placebo.  Those injected with the antibody had far fewer of the usual […]