KSQD 12-30-2020: Lots of health news: Coronavirus vaccines, cancer detection, E-cigarettes, CRISPR...

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By Dr. Dawn Motyka - KUSP.org. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Vaccine and an experimental drug to treat Ebola squashed the 2018 Ebola outbreak in the Congo; HIV elite controllers seem to completely eliminate the virus; Palforzia is a new drug to fight peanut allergies; New salivary gland was discovered this year; The type of heating element in E-cigarette is associated with severe lung effects; Poor centralized leadership is hampering distribution of Coronavirus vaccines -- Different vaccines are compared; A non-invasive test to diagnose cancer four years before it is usually found; Caller question about contamination in prescription drugs; CRISPR experiments show epigenetic effects; A clever sound-based device to deliver modified DNA into our cells; Long time listener asks about allergy remedies; All about the giant murder hornets; Ninety percent of diagnosed Penicillin allergies are mostly just a single adverse reaction

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