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2011-03-24 20:32:26

Children with Tourette syndrome could benefit from behavioural therapy to reduce their symptoms, according to a new brain imaging study.

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2011-03-13 08:20:44

New research shows that expectant mothers who are exposed to secondhand smoke may have an increased risk of having a child with birth defects or who is stillborn.

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2011-03-10 14:15:47

A breakthrough by scientists at The University of Nottingham could provide hope for any allergy sufferers who have ever had to choose between their health and their household pet.

2011-03-10 13:59:36

Pregnant non-smokers who breathe in the second-hand smoke of other people are at an increased risk of delivering stillborn babies or babies with defects.

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2011-03-10 13:50:00

Children who are taught how to think and act like scientists develop a clearer understanding of the subject, a study has shown.

2011-02-28 14:56:56

Sexuality and religion are generally considered uncomfortable bedfellows.

2011-02-16 15:53:51

The first study of its kind in the world — involving 336 children aged between six months and 16 years old — has shown that installing a water softener for three months brings no additional relief for eczema sufferers.

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2011-01-19 08:25:00

At least one in five horses used for leisure are overweight or obese.

2011-01-18 22:27:33

You are six times more likely to end up at the doctors with an acute respiratory infection (ARI) if you have recently used a bus or tram — but those who use buses or trams daily might well be somewhat protected compared with more occasional users.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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