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  Life   Health  04 Jul 2018

Life, Health, 04 Jul 2018

People with allergies often leave life-saving epinephrine at home

Patient education around how and when to use an epinephrine auto-injector is also important.

04 Jul 2018 8:49 PM

Breast cancer surgeons don't always order genetic testing for patients

Genetic testing to evaluate for inherited breast and/or ovarian cancer risk is generally categorized as being optional.

04 Jul 2018 8:44 PM

Can pelvic exams help diagnose STDs in girls?

Hospitals should strongly consider purchasing these tests to better evaluate young women with STDs.

04 Jul 2018 8:39 PM

Study says diet rich in nuts leads to higher sperm count

Nuts are dense foods containing many of these nutrients and other phytochemicals.

04 Jul 2018 6:51 PM

Feeling young can slow down ageing process of the brain

They also have better memory, feel healthier and have lower chances of being depressed.

04 Jul 2018 6:36 PM


Gun injuries twice as common for city kids

Assaults may be more common gun injuries in urban areas because those areas tend to suffer disproportionately from violent crimes.

04 Jul 2018 2:06 PM

Minor stroke needs quick medical attention, too

For any of the stroke symptoms, major, minor, or transitory, time remains of the essence.

04 Jul 2018 2:02 PM

Britain moves closer to legalizing medicinal use of cannabis

But the review will not consider legalizing the drug for recreational purposes.

04 Jul 2018 1:59 PM

Brain circuits that make parrots intelligent identified

It starts with sophisticated behaviours, like tool use and self-awareness, and can also be seen in the brain.

04 Jul 2018 1:56 PM

Can good bacteria keep gut healthy?

The findings have been published in the journal Immunity.

04 Jul 2018 1:48 PM


Chemicals in paint put people at higher risk of crippling nerve disorder

People with genes that expose them to such conditions are seven times more likely to be affected by these solvents.

04 Jul 2018 12:35 PM

Breast cancer surgeons don't always order genetic testing for patients

Current practice guidelines recommend genetic testing for breast cancer patients who have an elevated risk of genetic mutations.

04 Jul 2018 9:57 AM

Hypertensive patients need not worry about treatment anymore

Here is what a new study has found.

04 Jul 2018 9:31 AM