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metaverse Positive

What is it going to take to make the metaverse positive and safe?

Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit 2022? All sessions are available to stream now. Learn more.  As anyone who has been online for more than 5 minutes can tell you, the internet is a wild place. Anonymity can be a powerful drug for some. That’s the focus of the Building Positive Play in…

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Positive EFSA feedback on Arla Foods’s new ingredient BLG

The agency describes the ingredient as “safe under the proposed conditions of use​” in isotonic and sport drinks, whey powder and milk-based drinks, and in food for special medical purposes (FSMP).The ingredient contains high concentrations of quality protein (up to 23%) and 45% more of the main muscle-building amino acid leucine, compared with rival products.…

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nutrition Positive

Positive Nutrition 2022: Join Birds Eye and Cereal Partners Worldwide to promote healthy innovations for the mass market

Demand for healthier options continues to increase, with 22% of European consumers saying they follow a sugar restricted diet and 60% stating that they avoid artificial additives. The COVID pandemic has been a game-changer for the food industry as people seek out diets that deliver health and wellness gains around hot topics like immunity.Against this…

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Imcivree Positive

More Positive Imcivree data; ICER reviews Tirzepatide; Syncope SGLT2 inhibitors?

Interim data from a long-term extension study of setmelanotide (Imcivree) for pediatric and adult patients with Bardet-Biedl Syndrome found an average BMI reduction of 14.3% from baseline and a 14.9% drop in body weight, Rhythm Pharmaceuticals announced. A new Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) report said Eli Lilly’s highly anticipated type 2 diabetes…

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Around Positive

How to stay positive around people with a bad body image

Long before Megan Jayne Crabbe became a body positivity advocate, author, and social media sensation with over 1.3 million followers, she was a teenage girl with anorexia. But even after Crabbe recovered from the deadly disease often marked by restrictive eating, intense fear of weight gain, and distorted body image, she struggled with self-acceptance. When…

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Positive sparks

Positive tipping points are possible with the COP26 agreement

The Breakthrough Agenda agreed at COP26 could help trigger positive tipping points to tackle the climate crisis, researchers say. At the summit in Glasgow, leaders of countries covering 70% of world GDP pledged to “make clean technologies and sustainable solutions the most affordable, accessible and attractive option in each emitting sector globally before 2030.” This…

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Positive Top-Line

Positive Top-Line Phase 3 Results for Novel Myasthenia Gravis Drug

The novel investigational peptide inhibitor zilucoplan (UCB) continues to show promise in the treatment of adults with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG). Top-line results from the phase 3 RAISE trial showed the drug met the primary and all key secondary endpoints and was well tolerated, UCB has announced. Zilucoplan is a self-administered, subcutaneous peptide inhibitor of…

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Positive thinking

Positive thinking: Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress

Positive thinking: Stop negative self-talk to reduce stressPositive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided.By Mayo Clinic Staff Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this age-old question about positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and…

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COVID- Positive

72 Positive COVID-19 cases in Beijing Olympic Pregames Period

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) reported 72 positive COVID-19 tests in China during the pre-Games period from January 4 to 22.Thirty-three cases were reported from 336,421 tests carried out within the ‘closed-loop’ established for the Games, which separates Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics participants from the general population. A further 39 people connected to the Games tested…

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COVID- Positive

What to do if you test positive for COVID, were exposed, or have symptoms

This past week, the CDC issued new guidelines—for the first time since July 2020—on how to isolate and quarantine for COVID-19. The guidelines cut in half the recommended isolation time for anyone, vaccinated or not, who doesn’t show symptoms. CDC director Rochelle Walensky said on CBS that 90 percent of COVID transmission takes place in…