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New Treatment for Peanut Allergies Shows Promise

After that time , two-thirds of the 372 people who were treated with AR101 were able to have 600 mgs of peanut protein (about two peanuts) without having an allergic reaction. Jayson Dallas, president and CEO of Aimmune, said in a press release . Emily's mum Sophie Pratt, 44, from Kentish Town in north London, said: 'The study has completely changed our lives.

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2 in New Hampshire affected by E coli linked to lettuce

They say in Canada, exposure to romaine lettuce has been identified as a source of the outbreak, but the cause of contamination has not been identified. Grocery giants Empire Company Ltd., Loblaw Companies Ltd. and Metro Inc. haven't waited for an official request though. Dillons spokeswoman Sheila Lowrie said Wednesday morning all romaine and products containing it were pulled from the grocer's shelves overnight.

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Coli outbreak, US officials say don't eat romaine

Restaurants should not serve it, stores should not sell it, and people should not buy it, no matter where or when the lettuce was grown. Thirteen people were hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported. Go here for more information from the CDC. People should avoid eating romaine lettuce until more is known about the bacteria's origins and the outbreak's status, the FDA cautioned.

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Study claims social media 'increases depression and loneliness'

She is the associate director of clinical training in the department of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. A correlative study would, for example, find that people who report more social media use are more likely to also experience depression .

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My Health Record's opt-out system in meltdown

Labor will push to extend the opt-out deadline for the controversial My Health Record system by 12 months. "The Morrison government has been dragged kicking and screaming into accepting an extension to the My Health Record opt-out period", she said.

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HHS Updates Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

Brett Giroir, assistant secretary for health. In closing, the investigators emphasized, "Health professionals and policy makers should facilitate awareness of the guidelines and promote the health benefits of physical activity and support efforts to implement programs, practices, and policies to facilitate increased physical activity and to improve the health of the USA population".