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Infant Paracetemol Use Linked With Later Asthma, Eczema

Use of paracetamol for fever in the first year of life was associated with an increased risk of asthma symptoms when aged 6–7 years (OR 1·46 [95% CI 1·36–1·56]). Current use of paracetamol was...


Dictatorship of the Corporatariat

What does a socialised corporatocracy look like when the veils of “democracy” are briefly lifted? Only a week after the United States’ Federal Government effectively socialised its mortgage industry by taking over Fannie Mae...


Money Talks

An exodus of foreign capital is forcing Russian banks to slash lending as the international reaction to the country’s military stand-off with Georgia starts to affect the real economy. Bankers say Russia is facing...