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Treat knee pain with creams call PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Treat knee pain with creams callGels or creams containing painkillers are better than tablets for chronic knee pain, NHS research suggests.

A study of almost 600 patients aged over 50 found the anti-inflammatory creams worked as well as the oral versions and had fewer side-effects.

And although they cost more initially, topical treatments may save the NHS money in the long run, the Queen Mary University of London researchers said...

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:37
 
Smokers offered money to give up PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Smokers offered money to give up Smokers in the poorest areas of Dundee are being offered £150 worth of groceries by the health service if they are able to give up cigarettes.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:37
 
School affects smoking in young PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
School affects smoking in young Pupils who experience positive and inclusive social environments in school are less likely to take up smoking, according to new research.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:37
 
Dummy use link to ear infections PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Bills' Lynch to plead guilty to accident-related charge Parents should avoid using a dummy in infants who are prone to ear infections, research suggests.

In a five-year study...

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:37
 
Ageing muscle 'given new vigour' PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Ageing muscle 'given new vigour' Scientists have found a way to give old, tired muscles a new lease of life. They tweaked biochemical signals in mice...
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:37