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For people with severe allergies, flying is still fraught with risk – Quartz

That peanuts are synonymous with air travel is a fact that most travelers don’t give a second thought to. But for travelers with severe food allergies, this airline tradition poses a significant risk for their ability to fly comfortably, or at all. It’s not just peanuts. There are myriad allergens—dairy, shellfish, or tree nuts, to name… Read More »

Skinny people owe their good fortune to lucky genes, says new DNA-focused study

Skinny people should not act as if they are “morally superior” to those struggling with their weight because the likelihood is they simply have lucky genes, a groundbreaking study by Cambridge University has found. The study, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, focused on healthy adults with a low body mass index (BMI), and revealed… Read More »

Flu piles pressure on over-stretched NHS hospitals as the outbreak KILLS 26 people in a week

Flu piles pressure on over-stretched NHS hospitals as the deadly outbreak KILLS 26 people in a week and figures show Wales is being hit the hardest Rates of flu have more than doubled in all UK nations since the last week of 2018 Experts warn rising cases are having a ‘high impact’ on intensive care… Read More »