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BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 17 September 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1698

Contaminated milk formula affects Chinese babies: At least 14 babies in China’s northwestern province of Gansu have developed kidney stones and one has died after being fed with formula contaminated with tripolycyanamide, used to make plastics and fertiliser. The manufacturer, Sanlu Group, has recalled all its products. Cases have since emerged in nine other provinces. See

Public are asked their views on data storage: NHS Connecting for Health has begun a 12 week consultation with patients and the public on how the NHS uses their health information. It includes questions on who …

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