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All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident
All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident

Belgium is to provide iodine pills to its entire population to protect it against radioactivity in case of a nuclear accident.

All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident
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'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland doubled: study

A total of 172 "suicide tourists" travelled to Switzerland in 2012, to die with medical assistance -- a practice prohibited in many countries.

'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland doubled: study
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Paracetamol no better than placebo in low-back pain: study

Paracetamol, the first-choice lower-back pain killer, worked no better than dummy drugs administered in a trial of more than 1,600 people suffering from the condition, researchers said

Paracetamol no better than placebo in low-back pain: study
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Dubai police in record $31 mn drugs haul

Dubai police have made a record drug seizure of some 4.6 million Captagon pills, an amphetamine-like stimulant, worth more than $31 million (23 million euros), the local press reported Monday.

Dubai police in record $31 mn drugs haul
©Reuters/Heinz-Peter Bader
Mice research brings male contraceptive pill closer

A contraceptive pill for men has moved one step closer after Australian researchers successfully made male mice infertile.

Mice research brings male contraceptive pill closer
©Reuters/Baz Ratner
US seeks tighter controls on certain painkillers

The US Food and Drug Administration recommended tighter controls Thursday on how doctors prescribe the most commonly used narcotic painkillers, in a bid to stop abuse.

US seeks tighter controls on certain painkillers
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Lithium greatly reduces suicide risk: study

The mood-stabilising drug lithium reduces suicide risk by more than 60 percent among people with depression.

Lithium greatly reduces suicide risk: study
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HIV regimen prevents infection among drug users

Giving injecting drug users a daily pill against HIV nearly halved their risk of infection by the AIDS virus.

HIV regimen prevents infection among drug users
High doses of common pain drugs can cause heart attack: study
High doses of common pain drugs can cause heart attack: study

High doses of some commonly used pain drugs like ibuprofen can increase heart attacks, strokes and related deaths by about a third.

High doses of common pain drugs can cause heart attack: study
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Experts favor US approval of Merck sleeping pill

An independent panel of experts on Wednesday recommended US approval of a new Merck sleeping pill called suvorexant, but expressed concerns over the highest dosage and risks of drowsy daytime driving.

Experts favor US approval of Merck sleeping pill

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