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This "Breakthrough" Drug for People With Peanut Allergies May Soon Change Lives

Under medical supervision, the dose was gradually increased over the course of six months, exposing the children to higher and higher amounts of peanut protein until a dosage of 300 milligrams was rea...

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Sobeys, Loblaws pull romaine lettuce from shelves across Canada

Sobeys, Loblaws pull romaine lettuce from shelves across Canada

USA health officials are warning people to stay away from romaine as an investigation into the link between the lettuce and an E. coli outbreak takes place. coli poisoning in 11 states, with 13 of ...

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CDC: Do not eat any romaine lettuce

CDC: Do not eat any romaine lettuce

This includes all types of lettuce, such as whole heads of romaine, hearts of romaine, and bags and boxes of precut lettuce and salad mixes, such as Caesar salad. Follow these five steps to clean yo...

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Peanut allergy treatment 'in sight'

The study involved exposing children diagnosed with the allergy to small amounts of peanut, gradually building up the amount over 12 months. Researchers from Evelina London Children's Hospital and K...

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Peanut allergy could be beaten by building up tolerance, study finds

Doses were gradually increased every two weeks for a period of six months, before continuing on a "maintenance dose" of peanut for a further six months. Emily has had a peanut allergy since she was on...

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Surprising Study Shows Sucking On Your Baby's Pacifier Might Prevent Allergies

Surprising Study Shows Sucking On Your Baby's Pacifier Might Prevent Allergies

The new study involved 128 mothers who were asked about how they cleaned their baby's pacifier: Sterilizing it in boiling water or dishwasher, cleaning it with soap and water and sucking on it. "Alt...

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Man With Persistent Runny Nose Learns He Had Leaking Brain Fluid

Man With Persistent Runny Nose Learns He Had Leaking Brain Fluid

Finally he saw Dr. Alfred Iloreta at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY. "I was preparing a meal and standing in the kitchen and it just added itself to the ingredients - it screwed up the whole dinner", Gr...

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California wildfires: Thousand missing as fire ravages malibu

California wildfires: Thousand missing as fire ravages malibu

Mr Trump tweeted last weekend: "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor". Another woman, living in a shelter, told...

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Denmark creates global research hub for antibiotics resistance

Denmark creates global research hub for antibiotics resistance

And it's not just patients and doctors who are at fault: decades of liberal use of antibiotics to promote the health of farm animals headed for our tables and environmental contamination by the ubiq...

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Number of people missing in California wildfires spikes to more than 600

Number of people missing in California wildfires spikes to more than 600

Those trying to identify the dead from California's most destructive wildfire say many of remains are so badly burned even DNA analysis won't work; Claudia Cowan reports from Chico, California. "I thi...

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California wildfire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump visit

California wildfire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump visit

Almost 200 miles to the south, in San Francisco, the smoke was so thick that health warnings prompted widespread school closings. "The big problem we have is management". With winter coming on, surviv...

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Withings reveals new Pulse HR fitness tracker

Withings reveals new Pulse HR fitness tracker

Since the Withings Pulse HR is primarily a fitness tracker , it is created to automatically track 10 activties. Withings is not just making stainless steel analog watches with health-tracking fea...

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‘Batkid,’ now 10, cancer free 5 years after 'saving' San Francisco

‘Batkid,’ now 10, cancer free 5 years after 'saving' San Francisco

Miles Scott , who made headlines at five years old when he "saved" the city of San Francisco as " Batkid " in back in November 2013, is still cancer free five years later, according to the San Fran...

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Google To Take Over Controversial NHS App

Google To Take Over Controversial NHS App

It will be interesting to see how the Google Health division plans on consolidating its health initiatives, including work done by parent company Alphabet's other health research groups such as Veri...

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What the end of My Health opt-out means

What the end of My Health opt-out means

Six million already have the record and a further 300,000 opted in the past four months. The amendment, presented by One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson and supported by Labor, occurred during a mor...

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Camp Fire Death Toll Grows to 63, More Than 600 Still Missing

Camp Fire Death Toll Grows to 63, More Than 600 Still Missing

At least 56 people have been confirmed dead so far in the Camp Fire, which erupted a week ago in the drought-parched Sierra foothills 175 miles (280 km) north of San Francisco and now ranks as one of ...

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World Diabetes Day being observed today

World Diabetes Day being observed today

Diabetes is one of the most deadly non-communicable diseases in the world. The nutrient profile of almonds - low on the glycemic index and providing a powerful nutrient package including dietary fibre...

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'Rabid' raccoons turn out to be drunk on fermented crabapples

'Rabid' raccoons turn out to be drunk on fermented crabapples

Neighbors had reported two raccoons that they thought were rabid to police, but it turned out they were just drunk on fermented crabapples, the Milton Police Department wrote on its Facebook p...

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Study claims social media 'increases depression and loneliness'

Study claims social media 'increases depression and loneliness'

Limiting the use of social media per day leads to reductions in loneliness and depression , a study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania shows. Their study was based on a sample of 196 Fa...

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The federal government is begging everyone to move more

The federal government is begging everyone to move more

Giroir, M.D., and Don Wright, M.D., M.P.H., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. According to the report, only around 26 percent of men and 19 percent of women actually get the recommended am...

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Sandoz recalls losartan products that contain impurity

Sandoz recalls losartan products that contain impurity

The affected product was distributed nationwide on or after October 8, 2018. This comes after another recall was issued for several blood pressure medications that contained valsartan . The agenc...

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Cases of polio-like illness, AFM, rise in US

Cases of polio-like illness, AFM, rise in US

Most of the cases have occurred among children between the ages of 2 and 8. Nearly all complained of fever and respiratory illness three to 10 days before suddenly experiencing paralysis in their arms...

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Majority of Americans are concerned about health threat posed by antibiotic resistance

Majority of Americans are concerned about health threat posed by antibiotic resistance

In a speech delivered on his behalf at the launch of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week ( WAAW ) in Accra yesterday, he also stressed the need for a clamp down on the activities of unauthorised sup...

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Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation's history

Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation's history

Nigeria experienced an Ebola outbreak in 2014, leading to the deaths of eight persons - most notably Stella Adedavoh, a medical doctor. Kalenga said no other epidemic in the world is as complex as...

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Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure increase women's risk of heart attack

Doctors should also be better at spotting female patients at risk. "Overall, more men experience heart attacks than women". The researchers found the "excess risk" of having a heart attack among w...

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Surgeons in Australia separating conjoined girls from Bhutan

Surgeons in Australia separating conjoined girls from Bhutan

Conjoined twins, 15-month-old girls, were separated in an intense six-hour surgery in Australia on Friday. Since then, they have been staying at a property at Kilmore, north of Melbourne , which is...

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N. Idaho woman over 50 is state's first flu death of season

N. Idaho woman over 50 is state's first flu death of season

Donna Arnett, an epidemiologist and dean of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, who was not involved in the new research, said the increased risk of heart failure hospitalization fo...

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Pregnant women urged to have free flu vaccine

Pregnant women urged to have free flu vaccine

About 80 percent of the deaths were in children who had not received a flu vaccine . Most of the vaccines this year will be quadrivalent, as well, meaning they will protect against four different str...

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San Francisco to Tax Big Businesses to Raise Money to Help Homeless

San Francisco to Tax Big Businesses to Raise Money to Help Homeless

C would likely succeed in reducing homelessness in San Francisco and "improving health outcomes and reducing the use of acute and emergency services in the city". It could also cost the city 725 to 87...

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CVS Earnings, Merger With Aetna Look Good to Investors

CVS Earnings, Merger With Aetna Look Good to Investors

Following previous thoughts, for short-term or active investment approach moving average with a short time frame will react much quicker to price changes interpretation. Institutions generally purc...

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