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  Life   Health  01 Mar 2018

Life, Health, 01 Mar 2018

Vatican magazine denounces nuns' servitude

A nun identified only as Sister Marie describes how sisters serve clergy but "are rarely invited to sit at the tables they serve."

01 Mar 2018 4:44 PM

Research suggests children and teenagers also affected by opioid misuse

16 percent of the US population has an opioid addiction outnumbering those with heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

01 Mar 2018 4:35 PM

Coca-Cola defeats US lawsuit over Diet Coke ads

The Judge noted that supermarkets do not display Diet Coke in the health food section.

01 Mar 2018 4:30 PM

Varicose veins may increase risk of blood clots: study

The study found that varicose veins were associated with increased risk of DVT.

01 Mar 2018 4:15 PM

Another reason to worry about overcrowded emergency rooms

Patients should recognize that they always have the right to request some space to discuss private matters with their doctor.

01 Mar 2018 4:10 PM


Here are the essentials of Holi detox

While festival is lot of fun, aftermath can be unpleasant due to skin rashes, discoloration of hair, eye allergies etc.

01 Mar 2018 4:09 PM

After her nose was removed in life-saving operation, woman breathes through blowhole

The mother of two says she wants a face before she dies and is trying to raise money for it.

01 Mar 2018 4:01 PM

Eating almonds, walnuts may help fight colon cancer: study

The results highlight the importance of emphasising dietary and life-style factors in colon cancer survivorship.

01 Mar 2018 3:47 PM

Botox improves final appearance after reconstructive surgery

It can produce better, narrower, and flatter facial surgical scar.

01 Mar 2018 3:13 PM


Period pains are as painful as a heart attack or migraine, doctor reveals

Severe period pains can be a sign of more serious conditions including endometriosis and pelvic inflammatory disease, says researchers.

01 Mar 2018 1:14 PM

Patients may have longer lives after hip replacement

Here is what a new study found.

01 Mar 2018 12:02 PM

Obesity not linked with respiratory illness

Acute respiratory illness includes symptoms such as fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat and difficulty breathing.

01 Mar 2018 11:15 AM

Metal detection tech helps with studying cancer

Creating highly detailed copies of tumours may help researchers develop more precise treatment plans for individual patients.

01 Mar 2018 11:00 AM

Now a real-time glucose monitor helps people with diabetes issues

Hypoglycemia – or low blood sugar - can cause symptoms like shaking, sweating, hunger, headache and blurred vision in the early stages.

01 Mar 2018 10:26 AM


Vaping may help pneumonia-causing bacteria invade airways, says study

Traditional cigarettes have been linked to increased risk of pneumonia, but it’s been unclear whether e-cigarettes might have same effect.

01 Mar 2018 8:48 AM

Study finds working hard in high school can pay off later

Students who are more industrious, engaged and better at reading and writing wind up getting most education and highest-paid jobs.

01 Mar 2018 8:30 AM