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Parents can ‘worry less’ about screen time
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There is a lack of evidence that screen time in itself is harmful, the first UK guidance says. Parents should worry less about how much time their children spend using screens, paediatricians have said. The first UK guidance on screen use for children says there is little evidence that it is harmful [...]
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Magnetic pulse heads off pain from migraines
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Treating migraines at home with magnets can help sufferers for whom drugs are ineffective, a scheme at a London hospital has found. Transcranial magnetic stimulation was developed more than 50 years ago but traditionally needed to be delivered in hospital owing to bulky equipment. However, patients [...]
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Children ‘exceed sugar limit by age 10’
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Ten-year-olds in the UK have already consumed 18 years’ worth of sugar, says Public Health England. Children in the UK exceed the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18-year-old by the time they are 10, according to experts. This is based on their total sugar consumption from the age of two, s [...]
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Nebraska medical facility says it’s monitoring American possibly exposed to Ebola
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An American who may have been exposed to the lethal disease Ebola while in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in Nebraska to be monitored, the medical facility revealed Saturday. The unidentified individual had been in the country offering medical assistance at the time exposure may have occur [...]
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