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08/02/2013
Daily Express
By: Presswatch
Single Jab can beat Arthritis
A simple and cheap new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis is set to revolutionise the lives of patients crippled by the painful disease. Made from the human protein BIP, it mobilises the body's immune system to help stop the disease in its tracks.
 
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08/02/2013
Daily Mail
By: Presswatch
Paracetamol deaths drop
Researchers claim that making packs of paracetamol smaller has saved at least 600 lives from overdoses. They estimated such deaths fell by 43 per cent over the 11 years studied after sales of the painkiller were limited in 1998 to 32 tablets through pharmacies and 16 at other shops.
 
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08/02/2013
The Guardian
By: Presswatch
Stress at work unlikely to trigger common cancers, say researchers
Breast, prostate, colorectal and lung cancers are unlikely to be caused by stress in the workplace, according to a multi-country study conducted by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and University College, London.
 
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08/02/2013
Daily Telegraph
By: Presswatch
Stroke deaths could be avoided
Doctors are claiming that patients are dying unnecessarily because life support machines are switched off too soon. A US survey suggests that one third of patients who suffer a specific form of stroke are having their machines switched off.
 
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08/02/2013
By: Presswatch
NHS and Health Sector News
The Daily Telegraph reports that David Prior, the new chairman of the Care Quality Commission, stated that the regulator "cannot guarantee" it will spot another scandal on the scale of Mid Staffs.

The Daily Telegraph reports that The Old Bailey heard how Nicola Edgington, who was freed from a Psychiactric unit after she killed her mother, went on to murder a stranger in the street.
 
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