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  Life   Health  04 Jan 2018

Life, Health, 04 Jan 2018

New sperm-sorting device could improve IVF success

Microfluidic device uses a field of three-dimensional posts that create an obstacle course for the swimming sperm cells.

04 Jan 2018 9:24 PM

Protein rich breakfast may help you lose weight

According to experts, consuming extra proteins in breakfast can help you lose weight.

04 Jan 2018 9:14 PM

Woman regains confidence with hair tattoos after spending Rs 22 lakh to hide hair loss

The patch kept growing and by the time she was 46, Mehtap became a recluse and her relationship almost fell apart due to her condition.

04 Jan 2018 6:55 PM

Virus that can help treat brain tumours identified

The research demonstrated that the virus could be administered through a single-dose intravenous drip.

04 Jan 2018 4:14 PM

Caffeine level in blood may help diagnose Parkinson's disease

Limitations of the study include that people with severe Parkinson's disease were not included.

04 Jan 2018 3:17 PM


Woman manages to beat blood cancer with help of turmeric

Woman diagnosed with blood cancer beat disease with help of turmeric after five years of chemo failed.

04 Jan 2018 2:34 PM

Here's how runners can prevent back pain

Here is what a new study found.

04 Jan 2018 1:13 PM

Boozing puts your genes at risk

The study also examined how the body tries to protect itself against damage caused by alcohol.

04 Jan 2018 11:47 AM

Click bait ads are tied to teen smoking

Cigarette ads are not allowed on television, but there are far fewer restrictions that would prevent tobacco online.

04 Jan 2018 10:56 AM

Heart benefit of moderate drinking greater in wealthy people

Beyond just cardiovascular health, there are other reasons to cut back on alcohol, including an increased risk of certain cancers.

04 Jan 2018 10:51 AM


Air pollution around conception tied to birth defects

Women who breathe polluted air during the month right before or after they get pregnant may have babies with birth defects.

04 Jan 2018 10:44 AM

Here's why organic food is gaining popularity

Organic foods do not contain growth hormones or antibiotic residues.

04 Jan 2018 10:44 AM

Stem cell transplant offers hope for scleroderma patients

Scleroderma hardens the skin and connective tissues and in its severe form leads to fatal organ failure, most often the lungs.

04 Jan 2018 10:06 AM

Vitamin C increases effect of TB drugs: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

04 Jan 2018 10:06 AM

Mouse study shows how alcohol may cause cancer

DNA damage can lead to cell death, but can also trigger the body's natural repair mechanisms.

04 Jan 2018 9:54 AM