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Air pollution linked to dementia risk

'Air pollution could be responsible for 60,000 cases of dementia in the UK, a major study suggests' the Mail Online reports

Excess weight gain in pregnancy could pave the way to diabetes in children

'Midwives call for pregnancy weight targets after study highlights health risks' The Guardian reports

Healthy older people do not benefit from taking aspirin

'Millions of healthy people who take aspirin to ward off illness in old age are unlikely to benefit from the drug, a trial has found' The Guardian reports

Are crowdfunding sites promoting quack treatments for cancer?

'Crowdfunding sites may help fuel pseudoscience and bogus cancer cures, investigation finds' The Independent reports

Moderate dairy consumption may help heart health

'Dairy food in moderation 'may protect the heart'' The Guardian reports

Rates of deliberate overdoses rising in young people

'Sharp rise in young people overdosing on painkillers and antidepressants' The Guardian reports
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Davina Pharmacy
155 Elliott Street, Tyldesley, Manchester, M29 8FL
Superintendent Pharmacist: Ashok Mehta