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  Life   Health  02 Dec 2017

Life, Health, 02 Dec 2017

‘Overlapping’ neurosurgery not tied to higher complication or death rates

One aspect of surgery the study didn’t address is patient consent.

02 Dec 2017 2:15 PM

Doctors rarely discuss end-of-life care for chronic lung conditions

The most important part of the conversation is taking the time to hear what a patient has to say.

02 Dec 2017 2:01 PM

Smoking, drinking worsen prognosis for head and neck cancers

Worldwide, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma is the seventh most common type of cancer.

02 Dec 2017 1:15 PM

Hindu tradition of throwing ‘Holi’ colours may carry health risks

Wear sunglasses, swim goggles and/or a hat with a brim to enjoy yourself without worry!

02 Dec 2017 12:59 PM

Zumba dance may help improve quality of life

A Zumba-based fitness programme can improve the quality of life, emotional well being in university workers who lead a sedentary lifestyle.

02 Dec 2017 12:19 PM


Fish oil may be helpful for older people to protect eye sight

A chemical found in fish oil boosts the daily survival of cells critical to eyesight protecting against age-related vision loss.

02 Dec 2017 12:07 PM

Eating nuts can keep heart disease at bay

Who knew "pass the peanut" would actually be good for your heart.

02 Dec 2017 12:02 PM

Eating cheese every day could slash the risk of stroke, heart attack

There is a link between the fat and calcium which makes the fat less digestible.

02 Dec 2017 11:48 AM

Extroverts at low risk of depression: study

Neuroticism is the tendency to experience different negative emotions and to react strongly to stress.

02 Dec 2017 11:15 AM

This 10-minute treatment provides relief from back pain

A compressed and herniated disk, in which the rubbery cushion between vertebrae impinges on and irritates nearby nerves.

02 Dec 2017 11:10 AM


HIV directly impacts brain in early stages: Study

It has long been known that many people with HIV also experience negative cognitive symptoms, such as depression and forgetfulness.

02 Dec 2017 11:04 AM