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Forward Pharma Initiates Phase II Efficacy and Safety Trial for FP187

A randomised, double blind, placebo controlled efficacy and safety trial of different doses/dose regimens of FP187 compared to placebo in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

Spreading the word on flu jabs!

West country company vows to make communication easier and cheaper for UK doctors' surgeries...

Women who pluck too much turn to eyebrow transplants

Some over-tweezed. Others simply want a bushier brow. Across the country, women (and some men) are discovering a new solution to their eyebrow woes: transplants.

'Belly casts,' the new rage to memorialize your pregnancy

Thousands of pregnant women are making plaster belly casts to have keepsake sculptures of their expecting bodies. Some use them as art; others want to remember that very special time in their lives.

"The Biggest Loser" spawns weight loss competitions around US

Inspired by a popular reality television show, company employees, gyms, even entire towns are holding weight loss competitions of their own.

Hey kids, wash your teeth off with soap

More Americans are tossing toothpaste aside for a mouth-cleansing throw back: soap.

Entrepreneurs are adding flavors so it doesn't taste so much like, uh, soap. But some dental experts aren't convinced that soap is best for that clean, fresh feeling.

Workplace napping hits the mainstream

Sleeping on the job has never been regarded as a very productive work habit, but new research suggests that a daytime catnap might be just what workers need to improve their output.

A killer flu could come at any time: Is the world prepared?

Ninety years after tens of millions died during the Spanish Flu, scientists say the world is due for another killer influenza pandemic and countries are not equipped to handle it.

The superbug sparks concern, and calls for vigilance

The flesh-eating bacteria called the superbug is more common than once thought, and the likelihood of getting it may depend on where you live.

Man’s best friend comes through for Autism

Parents are turning to specially trained dogs to help autistic children...


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