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PROZAC, which is commonly used to treat depression, has now been licensed for the treatment of a severe form of pre-menstrual syndrome which causes irritability, breast tenderness, bloating, depression and anxiety.

HIGH-FREQUENCY ultrasound could reveal how well tumours are responding to chemotherapy within hours of the start of the treatment, say scientists at the Ontario Cancer Institute in Toronto.

DO you wake up with a runny nose and sneeze for apparently no reason? Allergies affect one in four people and now a new service is offering to analyse the contents of your vacuum bag to find out the level of allergens in your home. It is available from the British Allergy Foundation at a cost of pounds 20. Call 020 8303 8525.

RESEARCHERS in America have identified a new eating disorder called Night Eating Syndrome, in which sufferers wake up during the night, eat high-carbohydrate snacks and then miss breakfast.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:Oct 3, 1999
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