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Zika virus 'does cause birth defects'

06 Jul 2016
"Brazilian study boosts theory that Zika causes birth defect," The Guardian reports.
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"Stop demonising butter", say researchers

05 Jul 2016
Block of butter "Butter has been wrongly 'demonised' as unhealthy," reports the Daily Express following the publication of a study that found eating butter did not increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
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