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Why I have a platinum wedding ring - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Nov 09, 2010

It’s not because I specifically wanted one. I have a nickel allergy that makes me sensitive to pretty much everything else. Apparently an estimated 65 million other Europeans are also sensitive to nickel. A recent paper* in Nature Immunology has found the culprit: Toll-like receptor (TLR) 4. The TLR family of proteins play an important role in … Read More