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Sarin 'Gulf war syndrome cause'
Gulf war syndrome may have been caused by exposure to the nerve gas sarin, according to reports.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Excessive criers' later problems
Babies who cry excessively for no obvious reason can have difficulties in childhood, researcher suggests.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Vices 'combine' to harm the heart
Smoking and drinking coffee act together to have a harmful effect on arteries and blood flow, say researchers.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Doubt over stem cell blood theory
Scientists have moved closer to being able to use human stem cells to manufacture blood.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Multiple mutations cause cancer
A number of genetic mutations could collectively raise bowel cancer risk, researchers find.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

California backs stem cell move
California becomes the first US state to provide funding for stem cell research, medical experiments that involve human embryos.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

UK considers tough smoking limits
Reports suggest there are plans to force pubs and restaurants to apply for a special licence to allow smoking.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Hyperactivity drugs found wanting
Parents of hyperactive children say drugs often fail to damp down symptoms at crucial times of day.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Drug boosts lung cancer survival
A drug that helps the immune system attack lung cancer cells may improve survival time.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Method predicts miscarriage risk
Doctors may be able to predict which women are at high risk of miscarriage, say researchers.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Embryos screened for cancer
Scientists are granted permission to screen test tube embryos for an inherited form of bowel cancer.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Natural protein can starve cancer
A protein present in normal body tissue could hold the key to preventing tumour growth, researchers say.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

The supermice that resist cancer
Scientists have bred a family of "supermice" that are highly resistant to cancer.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Asbestos claims 'could hit 20bn'
UK claims for asbestos-related diseases could hit 20bn - but only half of the cost will be covered by insurance, a study says.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

'Stethoscope' hears kidney stones
Scientists develop a "
smart stethoscope" that can hear when a kidney stone has been successfully shattered.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Complex cause for brittle bones
A mix of bad genes and poor nutrition may be responsible for cases of brittle bone disease, research suggests
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Row over nursing shortage
Claims there may be a nursing shortage after a report pointed to rising numbers leaving for the US are denied by the government.
BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

Cancer: The facts
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BBC News............... Thursday, 4 November, 2004, 03:24 GMT

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