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  Life   Health  05 Jun 2018

Life, Health, 05 Jun 2018

Man tries to cure constipation by pushing eggplant in his butt, ends up at hospital

He finally decided to seek medical assistance two days after the incident and visited the hospital.

05 Jun 2018 8:06 PM

Attention! Your screen time is affecting your health

Surveys included sleep characteristics: two insomnia symptoms, habitual weeknight sleep duration; and depressive symptoms.

05 Jun 2018 6:55 PM

Six common types of disgust that protect us from disease revealed for the first time

Our long coevolution with disease has “wired in” this intuitive sense of what can cause infection.

05 Jun 2018 6:35 PM

Water allergy caused by childbirth leaves woman with rashes when she showers

Doctors suspect that being diagnosed with post-partum depression and the pregnancy affected Cherelle’s hormones causing the condition.

05 Jun 2018 6:31 PM

Eating junk food in night leads to poor sleep

Sleep deprivation can lead to junk food cravings at night

05 Jun 2018 4:18 PM


Many people with mild brain injuries don't get follow-up care

We now know that resting too much after a mild TBI or being too active right after the injury can make symptoms worse.

05 Jun 2018 4:15 PM

Decreased output at work? Poor sleep is to be blamed

This is further evidence that sleep is not wasted time -- it's wisely invested time!

05 Jun 2018 3:32 PM

'Human blood cells converted into functional neurons'

Generating induced pluripotent stem cells from large numbers of patients is expensive and laborious. 

05 Jun 2018 3:27 PM

Bluebird myeloma treatment delays cancer progression: Trial

Two CAR-T therapies were the first to be approved for other blood cancers.

05 Jun 2018 2:56 PM

Exercise can reduce genetic effects of obesity in older women

Researchers say exercise can mitigate the genetic effects of obesity.

05 Jun 2018 2:43 PM


Study finds rare advance for tough-to-beat pancreatic cancer

Experts say it could be practice-changing for a small group of patients whose pancreatic cancer is diagnosed early.

05 Jun 2018 2:38 PM

Men benefit greater from regular exercise, claims study

Regular physical activity is associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

05 Jun 2018 2:37 PM

Does alcohol impact development of Alzheimer's disease?

Research from the University of Illinois at Chicago investigate the link.

05 Jun 2018 2:22 PM

Light exposure during sleep affects metabolism: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

05 Jun 2018 2:07 PM

Zapping man's private parts with electric current could cure erectile dysfunction

Tests revealed men with performance problems in the bedroom got their sex drive back after just a few weeks of treatment.

05 Jun 2018 12:26 PM


Experimental HIV vaccine may neutralise dozens of strains of virus

If successful, this would be the first vaccine available that protects people from contracting HIV.

05 Jun 2018 9:04 AM

Woman cured of advanced breast cancer through immunotherapy in world first

Treatment already works in some people with cancer of the lung, cervix, blood cells (leukaemia), skin (melanoma) and bladder.

05 Jun 2018 8:16 AM

Breakthrough in tough-to-treat pancreatic cancer

Chemotherapy treatment folfirinox will become standard for patients whose pancreatic cancer is diagnosed early to be removed surgically.

05 Jun 2018 8:04 AM