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Life, Health, 02 Nov 2017

Portable ultrasound device can spot cancer

Usually, the sound waves are generated by a vibrating crystal. However, this machine uses 9,000 tiny drums etched onto a semiconductor chip.

02 Nov 2017 8:57 PM

President Kovind warns of mental health epidemic, says 90 percent patients deprived of care

The president quoted WHO figures to state that India has one of the highest prevalence of mental illnesses globally.

02 Nov 2017 8:44 PM

Healthy friendships may boost memory: study

It's not as simple as saying if you have a strong social network, you'll never get Alzheimer's disease.

02 Nov 2017 7:19 PM

People love dogs more than humans: study

Researchers examined data from the 78,214 women enrolled between 1992 and 2001, who were followed for 13 years, or until death.

02 Nov 2017 7:03 PM

Chinese woman finds that tooth growing in her nasal cavity caused her nose to bleed

The woman thought the nosebleeds she suffered for decades were caused due to inflammation.

02 Nov 2017 6:22 PM


Study finds humans have more empathy for dogs than for other people

Researchers say humans are more moved by suffering dogs because they appear more helpless.

02 Nov 2017 5:38 PM

Inflammation in midlife linked to brain shrinkage later

The researchers measured levels of inflammation at a single point in time.

02 Nov 2017 2:54 PM

New smart bracelet can tell when you get pregnant

The team behind the Ava bracelet plan to begin real-world tests of the system before the end of the year.

02 Nov 2017 2:15 PM

Men who have bent penises are at higher risk of cancer, says study

According to new research, men who have bent manhood are ten per cent more likely to develop a tumour.

02 Nov 2017 1:58 PM

Cycling to work as effective for weight loss as hitting gym

Results show that it is possible to combine transport to and from work with effective physical exercise.

02 Nov 2017 1:43 PM


Women are now getting botox to stop from sweating and maintain their blow-dries

A growing number of women are now turning to botox have their perfect blow-dries last longer.

02 Nov 2017 1:06 PM

Cigarette lighter removed from man's stomach

It is believed that the man swallowed the 8cm object while under the influence of drugs.

02 Nov 2017 12:29 PM

Teenage mothers are at a higher risk of diseases later in their life, says study

Research shows women who became first-time moms in their teens have greater risks for heart disease and blood vessel disease.

02 Nov 2017 11:08 AM

Marijuana can dull the brain in some HIV patients

A new study's findings could contribute to efforts to reduce harmful substance use.

02 Nov 2017 9:57 AM


Food to eat to keep stress at bay!

Find out which ones can do the trick.

02 Nov 2017 9:25 AM