Cow’s milk protein could treat eczema

Dr Nicholas West from the Microbiology & Immunology Research Group at Griffith University said a serendipitous finding from a study looking at the proteins as a treatment for cold and flu led him to investigate their role in eczema.

“The cold and flu study, which was run by another group, had one of those serendipitous findings in which the 10 people who had listed having eczema at the start of the study indicated that their eczema had almost disappeared after trialling the supplements — that’s not a small number