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Sun blocks are blocked from label lies

Sun protection creams claiming to give ‘total protection’ are misleading consumers and could be putting people at greater risk from skin cancer, according to a new EU report today. BY News Editor 11 July, 2007 Sun cream manufacturers have agreed to drop label ‘lies’ which claim to completely ‘bloc’ UV damage to eth skin from sun exposure […]

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Spare tyre turned into larger bust

The answers to many women’s prayers may be on the verge of being granted with a new technique that takes fat from the tummy and turns it into larger breasts. BY Amy Anderson 9 July, 2007 The pioneering research, which could be available within a year, uses stem cell harvesting techniques to ‘grow’ fat within the breast […]

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New cream can help reverse skin damage from sun

A new prescription cream called Imiquimod was found to be very effective after 24-week of use for the treatment of the skin lesion called actinic keratosis, which is caused by long-term exposure to the sun. These show themselves as brown patches of skin. The 28-week trial, carried out by researchers at the Mount Sinai Medical […]

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Painkillers double the risk of heart attack

It has been reported that NSAID’s (Non Steroid Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) painkillers taken regularly by up to 9 million people in the UK mainly for conditions such as arthritis, can double the risk of heart attack. The study by the British Medical Council and published in the British Medical Journal focused on the two most commonly […]

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