Adding bleach to the bath may be an effective treatment for chronic eczema, US researchers say.In a study of 31 children, there was significant improvement in eczema in those who had diluted bleach baths compared with normal baths. The Pediatrics study also showed improvements were only on parts of the body submerged in the bath. UK experts stressed the treatment could be extremely dangerous and Read More »
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The world is better prepared than ever for a possible flu pandemic, health chiefs say. Are you concerned? Read More »
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The UK's cities have changed dramatically in recent decades.Every year, billions of pounds are spent on urban improvements including eye-catching new buildings, cultural centres, roads and other infrastructure. But what is the lasting impact on our cityscapes Each day this week, BBC News is looking at five different cities and seeing how a project in each is playing its part in the transformation Read More »
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China has banned imports of pork products from Mexico and several US states as part of attempts to prevent a deadly flu virus entering the country.Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia announced plans to screen travellers for symptoms of swine flu. Asian governments are on high alert after the World Health Organization (WHO) warned of a possible pandemic. Asia has battled hard to st Read More »
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The naval base at Faslane has suffered a series of safety breaches including radioactive leaks from nuclear-powered submarines, it has been revealed.A report, issued under the Freedom of Information Act, showed the Ministry of Defence, (MoD) describing the failings as a "recurring theme". On three occasions radioactive coolant leaked from nuclear submarines. Scotland's environment watch Read More »
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The main exam boards have urged the government "in the strongest terms" to delay its academic Diplomas in England.They said they feared the planned start in 2011 would harm the development of assessment and standards. Last week the government announced it would delay one of the Diplomas: advanced level science. But it said science at lower levels, and all the language and humanities Dip Read More »
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Bayern Munich coach Jurgen Klinsmann has been sacked by after just eight months in charge at the Allianz Arena.The German giants lost 1-0 to Schalke on Saturday, a result that leaves them third in the league and in danger of missing Champions League qualification. They crashed out of Europe at the quarter-final stage of this year's Champions League after an emphatic 5-1 aggregate defeat by Barcel Read More »
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