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Byline: SAMANTHA COPE

WOMEN who are feeling stressed or fed-up at work are more likely to turn to food for comfort, according to a Finnish study of 234 women aged 30 to 55. Researchers said they suffered an "emotional" eating habit.

LADIES of a certain age who struggle to reach the toilet in time could find relief by having Botox treatment. More than 200 women in a British study who had it injected it into the wall of their bladders found they were caught short less often - down from six times a day to fewer than once.

CHILDREN who are encouraged to drink large amounts of fruit juice as part of their "five a day" could be damaging their teeth. The Royal College of Surgeons warned that half of five-year-olds showed signs of wear to their enamel.

ANTIBIOTIC-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia could be more common than first thought. Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute found the bacteria could swap DNA to form new versions of the infection, which meant resistance could not be detected under current screening methods.
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Title Annotation:Features; Opinion, Column
Publication:The People (London, England)
Date:Mar 25, 2012
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