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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. 
SA teachers 'racially abused pupils'  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:44:39 GMT
South Africa's Human Rights Commission finds a school guilty of hate speech towards black and mixed-race pupils. 
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. 
Algeria passenger jet feared crashed  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:52:05 GMT
A passenger plane carrying 116 people is missing, feared crashed, on a flight from Burkina Faso to the Algerian capital, Algiers. 
Venezuela trial 'test for democracy'  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:58:58 GMT
One of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, says his trial for inciting violence will "test the quality" of the Venezuelan democracy. 
Iraq MPs elect Massoum as president  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:20:53 GMT
Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani. 
Inquiry urged into two-hour execution  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:51:23 GMT
Lawyers for a double murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona took nearly two hours to kill him have called for an independent review of the execution. 
Met investigated 18 justice campaigns  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:57:57 GMT
The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says. 
Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:42:27 GMT
The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in an Oxfordshire graveyard, is convicted of murder. 
Success for hosts at Glasgow 2014  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:20:37 GMT
Host nation Scotland has a successful first day at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, winning 10 medals.