Mouth ulcer and teething treatments containing salicylate salts should not be used by children under the age of 16, UK experts have said.There is a theoretical risk that these products could cause a serious condition called Reye's syndrome. But the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said the advice was only precautionary. The main products affected are Bonjela and Bonjela Read More »
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Children's charities have expressed "serious concerns" many UK households still have access to images showing child sex abuse via their computers.The government had asked all internet service providers (ISPs) to block illegal websites by the end of 2007.But firms providing 5% of broadband connections have still failed to act.One of them, Zen Internet, said in a statement: "We have not yet impleme Read More »
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Experts are warning of an increase in the number of fake anti-virus websites.Hackers are tricking people with a false warning, saying that the computer is infected with a Trojan and getting users to buy a fake anti-virus product.A number of sites were closed last year when authorities in the US took action to stop sellers of "scareware".But despite the closures, the number of sites continues to g Read More »
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A third-party add-on for eBay used by thousands of sellers is being flagged by Google as potentially malicious, after it became infected with a trojan.Auctiva provides tools for sellers on the popular auction website.The company confirmed a virus had attached itself to files on its servers but remedied the problem soon after.However, Google continues to warn users searching for the site that it " Read More »
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The current generation of children faces a far higher risk of cancer later in life due to their unhealthy habits, a specialist has warned.Professor Kathy Pritchard-Jones said western countries should prepare for an "explosion" of weight-related cancers.The president of the European Society for Paediatric Oncology said governments should act now.An estimated 300 million adults worldwide are curren Read More »
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Forecasters are warning that winds strong enough to cause structural damage to buildings are set to strike western areas of Wales.Gale force winds gusting up to 70mph, will bring heavy rain to exposed coasts around Gwynedd, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion later on Saturday.The Met Office warns the winds could be strong enough to bring down trees.The weather is being caused by a deep Atlantic depress Read More »
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