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Young people turning their backs on alcohol

“Shunning alcohol becomes 'mainstream' among young people as a third are now teetotal,” reports The Independent.

Vaginal mesh surgery should be a last resort, says NICE

Vaginal mesh surgery should only be used as a "last resort" to treat pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence, it was widely reported today.

Cannabis has 'more lasting effect on teenage brains than alcohol'

'Cannabis 'more harmful than alcohol' for teen brains' BBC News reports

Calls for guidelines to be revised over antidepressant withdrawal symptoms

'Antidepressant withdrawal 'hits millions'' BBC News reports

No proof that 'daily bursts of exercise' can prevent dementia

'Dementia can be beaten with 10-minute bursts of daily exercise' is the over-optimistic headline in the Daily Mirror

More sleep and limiting screen time may improve children's mental abilities

'Limiting children's recreational screen use has been linked with improved cognition' BBC News reports
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Davina Pharmacy
155 Elliott Street, Tyldesley, Manchester, M29 8FL
Superintendent Pharmacist: Ashok Mehta