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Could virtual reality help cure fear of heights?


'No solid evidence' vitamin D keeps the brain healthy

'Scientists claim there is 'no convincing evidence' so-called sunshine supplements protect people from memory loss' the Mail Online reports

New guidelines issued on the 'STI most people have never heard of'

'Emerging sex disease MG 'could become next superbug' reports BBC News about a sexually transmitted bacterial infection (STI) called mycoplasma genitalium (MG), which is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics

Babies fed solids earlier 'sleep better'

'Feeding your baby solids early may help them sleep' is the headline in The Guardian that may catch the eye of many a sleep-deprived new parent

HIV vaccine 'shows promising results in humans'


Mums with healthy habits 'less likely' to have obese children

'Mums with five healthy habits are less likely to have obese children' the Mail Online reports
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Davina Pharmacy
155 Elliott Street, Tyldesley, Manchester, M29 8FL
Superintendent Pharmacist: Ashok Mehta