Health Headlines: Health Bill, statins and infertility

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Health Bill - BBC
The government is to publish details of the biggest planned overhaul of the NHS in England since its creation, amid mounting criticism of the changes. NHS bill to detail major overhaul in England

Statins - Daily Telegraph
Up to 3 million people are taking statins needlessly, doctors warn today in a comprehensive study that suggests they are ineffective in many cases and could be doing more harm than good. Millions taking statins 'needlessly'

Infertility - Guardian 
A variety of antioxidants, including vitamin E, zinc and magnesium, appeared to improve couples' chances of conceiving if the fertility problem was known to lie with the man. Antioxidants may help men with fertility problems, study reveals.

Rickets - Daily Telegraph
A girl aged 12 has been diagnosed with the early stages of rickets after her conscientious mother used high-factor sun cream to protect her skin. Schoolgirl's rickets blamed on sunscreen.



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