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  • Link between stillbirth and air pollution 'inconclusive'
  • 25 May 2016 11:30 GMT
  • "Air pollution may raise risk of stillbirth and pregnant women should consider leaving cities, say scientists," The Daily Telegraph reports. This is somewhat radical advice given the study that prompted the headline…
  • Proof opiates are useful for chronic back pain 'lacking'
  • 24 May 2016 12:30 GMT
  • "Powerful painkillers doled out in their millions are ineffective against back pain," the Daily Mail reports. An Australian review found evidence for the effectiveness of opiate-based painkillers, such as tramadol and…
  • Report attacks official guidance on low-fat diets
  • 23 May 2016 13:40 GMT
  • "Low-fat diet bad for your health and cutting back on meat, dairy and eggs a disastrous mistake," the Daily Mirror reports. That is the main message of a controversial report attacking official UK guidelines on diet and weight loss…

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