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Paracetamol for back pain questioned  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:55:37 GMT
Taking paracetamol for lower back pain does not improve recovery time or provide any greater pain relief than using a placebo, scientists say. 
Genetic clues to age of first period  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:09:28 GMT
The timing of when a girl reaches puberty is controlled by hundreds of genes, say scientists. 
Wiggins says he's 'done with the road'  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:04:58 GMT
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he will not ride the Tour de France again after describing road racing as "cut-throat". 
Lampard joins MLS side New York City  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:59:21 GMT
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Major League Soccer side New York City FC on a two-year deal. 
When time stood still  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:24:31 GMT
The story of the watch that survived Hiroshima - and its owner, who found peace through forgiveness. 
Illegal bottom injections on rise in US  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:02:06 GMT
In search of a rounder backside, women are turning to discount procedures that can lead to pains, disfiguration and even death. 
Sudan 'apostasy' woman meets Pope  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:18:08 GMT
A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam meets Pope Francis at the Vatican. 
MSF allowed to resume Rakhine work  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:35:21 GMT
Myanmar allows Medecins Sans Frontieres to resume work in Rakhine state, where residents have had almost no access to healthcare since the group was ejected in February. 
Poland 'helped in CIA rendition'  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:53:28 GMT
Poland violated the human rights convention and helped the CIA's rendition of terror suspects, the European Court of Human Rights finds. 
Aruba detains top Venezuela official  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:55:13 GMT
The Caribbean island of Aruba has detained a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, sought in the US for drug trafficking offences. 
UN sends 'unofficial' aid to Syria  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:39:20 GMT
The first UN aid shipment to Syria delivered without the consent of the government has arrived in the north of the country. 
Suspect: Detroit shooting 'accident'  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:29:16 GMT
A man charged with killing an unarmed black woman on his suburban Detroit porch in November initially told police it was an accident, a jury hears. 
One-shot cancer therapy gets NHS nod  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:10:38 GMT
A pioneering breast cancer treatment that replaces weeks of radiotherapy with a single, targeted shot is set to be offered on the NHS. 
Big crowds expected at Games day two  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:43:42 GMT
More than 100,000 people are expected at Commonwealth Games venues later during the second day of competition. 
RBS reports surprise rise in profit  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:48:17 GMT
Royal Bank of Scotland says it expects pre-tax profits of £2.65bn for the first half of the year but warns of 'bumps in the road ahead'.