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New research reveals statins could fight infections

Statins may fight infectious diseases such as typhoid and malaria as well as lowering cholesterol, according to new research.

Don't buy your antihistamines via prescription, urge NHS
Research has shown statins may help fight infections

Reports of a five foot lizard on the loose

A rare giant lizard has reportedly been sighted on the loose in Calderdale.

Monitor lizard
Monitor lizard (Image: Tony Alter (Flickr))

National news

Here’s what’s in the main headlines this lunchtime...

Yvette Cooper MP
Yvette Cooper MP is calling for Twitter to do more about abusive messages aimed at women

Mother and child threatened by youths in park

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have seen the moment a mother and her child were threatened by a group of young people in a Calderdale park.

Police were called to a 'work related death' in Marsden

Nuisance bike seized by police

Police officers seized this off road bike in Almondbury earlier.

Off-road bike seized by police in Almondbury
Off-road bike seized by police in Almondbury (Image: West Yorkshire Police - Huddersfield)
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