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Pompeo backs Ozil over China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims

Pompeo backs Ozil over China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has thrown his support behind Arsenal's Mesut Ozil after the player criticised China's policies towards Uighur Muslims.Mr Pompeo, who is America's top diplomat, said Beijing could censor the football team's games but could not hide human rights violations. China's state TV pulled Arsenal's match against Manchester City from its schedule on Sunday after the German star posted messages on Twitter and Instagram where he hit out at Beijing.The Global Times, China's national English language newspaper, reported the match would not be broadcast on CCTV 5 because Ozil's remarks had "disappointed fans and football governing authorities". Image: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has issued a public sign of support for th...
Harris to propose doubling mental health treatment beds

Harris to propose doubling mental health treatment beds

Health
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris wants to double the number of mental health treatment beds available across the country and increase access to virtual mental health counselingBy KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated PressNovember 26, 2019, 9:05 AM3 min read Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris wants to double the number of mental health treatment beds available across the country and increase access to virtual mental health counseling. Harris will roll out her mental health platform Monday at a South Carolina event with radio host Charlamagne Tha God, who has spoken about his own mental health struggles. Much of Harris’ plan includes elements she’s teased on the campaign trail, where she frequently says Americans need to put just as much attention on health from the “neck
Allergies: Teenagers needing hospital treatment up 65% in five years

Allergies: Teenagers needing hospital treatment up 65% in five years

Health
The number of children who received hospital treatment for allergies has increased by 65% across England in the past five years, figures have revealed.In 2013-14, 2,873 teenagers sought treatment whereas in 2017-18 it was 4,743, data from NHS Digital shows.Allergy UK said this could be because this was the age when sufferers started taking responsibility for themselves.There have been calls for the government to introduce legislation on how schools should manage allergies.The figures from NHS Digital, released to BBC London under the Freedom of Information Act, also showed the number of children treated for anaphylactic shock increased by 41% in the past five years.For teenagers, the increase was 36% while for those aged 19 and o...
Northwestern unveils potential celiac disease treatment

Northwestern unveils potential celiac disease treatment

Health
Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Northwestern Medicine has developed a technology that reduces intolerance to gluten, the new phase 2 clinical trial results show, the university said in a statement on Tuesday. Celiac disease patients in a phase 2 clinical trial were able to eat gluten with substantially less inflammation after the treatment with the technology. Celiac disease is a serious autoimmune disease and digestive disorder where people cannot tolerate gluten in wheat, barley, and rye without damaging the small intestine. The technology consists of a nanoparticle with gluten that "acts like a Trojan horse, hiding the allergen in a friendly shell, to convince the immune system not to attack it," the statement said. The findings were presented Tuesday at the European Gastroenterology Week conferenc...