Lifelong Protection From Severe Allergies Could Be Possible With New Treatment

By: Jonathan O’Callaghan/IFL Science Scientists at the University of Queensland in Australia said they have found a way to “turn-off” immune responses from certain severe allergies such as asthma. The findings, published in JCI Insight, suggest that those allergic to common ingredients like peanuts and shellfish may no longer have to fear eating food that could cause dramatic…

Mailman Knocks On 94-Year-Old’s Door But Hears Faint Cry From Inside. Breaks Down Door And Busts In

By: Jasmine Allen/Liftable  On a cold afternoon in January, Josh Hefta was on his usual postal service route in Walsh County, North Dakota when he encountered a serious situation. As he approached the home of 94-year-old Alice Paschke, he realized something wasn’t right. Her home was one out of 162 delivery stops for Hefta, but it was quite different…

Animal Abusers Will Now Be Registered In A Database Like Sex Offenders

By: Simplemost Animal abuser registries are a big win for animal rights activists. In a huge win for animal lovers and animal rights activists, people convicted of being animal abusers will now be registered in online databases like sex offenders. These registries have been enacted in several states, including Tennessee, New York and Illinois. This one…

Mom Delivers Healthy Baby, But Doctors Take One Look At Her Placenta And Leave It Inside Her

By: Barbara Diamond/Little Things  At around 28 weeks pregnant, Kristen Terlizzi’s ultrasound images started looking abnormal. There was suddenly no visible separation between her placenta, uterus, and bladder. Kristen was suffering from a condition called placenta percreta, in which the placenta invades the uterine wall and potentially other vital organs. Kristen put her trust in Stanford Health Care….

India Just Committed to Selling Only Electric Cars By 2030

By: Dom Galeon/Futurism  It’s been a particularly glum couple of days for climate scientists, with President Donald Trump withdrawing US support for the Paris Climate Agreement, an action that resulted in the resignation of serial entrepreneur Elon Musk from his government advisory posts. The move was widely criticized by experts, other nations, and the majority of Americans as a major setback in the global fight…

Scientists Are Running For Congress Because “The Future Hangs In The Balance”

By: Robin Andrews/IFL Science Every social struggle has a tipping point. Progress is normally made at a snail’s pace, but with certain movements – same-sex marriage, racial equality, for example – when push comes to shove, nationwide change can suddenly snap into place. Fast-forward to 2017. The Trump administration is in power and “Alternative Facts,” climate change…

Son Knows Dad Is Abusing Age Two Brother, Records Video That Has Dad Facing Ten Years In Prison

By: Kim Davis/Liftable Watching in disgust as his father physically abused his 2-year-old disabled brother, a sixth-grade student from Leander, Texas, decided to do something about it. Thanks to the young man’s incredible act of bravery, the alleged child-abusing father is now behind bars. Alejandro Gonzalez, 48, is facing up to 10 years in prison, charged with a…