Health Headlines: Fuel effects, folic acid and brain research

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Fuel effects - BBC
The system for calculating most domestic fuel bills in the UK is contributing to thousands of deaths each winter, public health experts say.
Fuel billing system 'leading to deaths'

Folic acid – Daily Telegraph
Pregnant women do not lower their risk of giving birth prematurely by taking folic acid, according to new research. Folic acid does not prevent premature birth, new study suggests

Brain research - Guardian
The closure of drug company research facilities and 'draconian' funding cuts will have a disastrous impact on brain science in Britain, senior academics have warned. Cuts disastrous for brain science research, academics warn

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