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  Life   Health  06 Aug 2018

Life, Health, 06 Aug 2018

British Airways accused of sexism by worker who claims he was sacked over 'man bun'

He has accused them of terminating his contract after asking him to cut his hair since it breached uniform policy.

06 Aug 2018 7:43 PM

More problems found in Chinese-made heart medications

The medications for high blood pressure contained N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which potentially causes cancer through long-term use.

06 Aug 2018 7:11 PM

Molecule identified that helps sperm find egg cells

Sperm swims up to reach the egg, assisted by a pulsatile rise in calcium ion concentration in the sperm tail that controls its beating.

06 Aug 2018 7:04 PM

Small dogs urinate higher up on lamp posts to look bigger and avoid confrontation

The move may be a way to keep away from any confrontation with larger dogs as such interactions can turn out to be dangerous for them.

06 Aug 2018 5:37 PM

Isthmocele: A growing concern in India

Here is all you need to know

06 Aug 2018 2:22 PM


Childhood trauma may be a risk factor in adults with cancer

Here is what a new study has found.

06 Aug 2018 1:02 PM

Highly lethal viruses hijack cellular defences against cancer

The viruses include Hendra, lethal to humans and horses, and the Nipah virus, a serious threat in East and Southeast Asia.

06 Aug 2018 12:11 PM

Bacteria can sense amino acids

The new findings could help researchers better understand how drugs could target specific proteins.

06 Aug 2018 11:41 AM

Baby boy suffers stroke just two hours after birth, survives

Newborn faced three days in the special care unit, where he was placed on a life support machine and watched around the clock by medics.

06 Aug 2018 11:23 AM

Uterine defects during menarche cause fertility problems

Timely intervention can help prevent miscarriages and help treat the condition to have a healthy course of pregnancy.

06 Aug 2018 11:17 AM


Vietnam reports three outbreaks of highly pathogenic bird flu

The first outbreak was detected on July 28 in a backyard flock of 2,400 birds in the province of Nghe An. It directly killed 90 birds.

06 Aug 2018 9:22 AM

Here’s how you can score good in maths

According to researchers, a simple change in your posture can earn you better scores.

06 Aug 2018 8:51 AM

Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak has killed 33: Health ministry

Thirteen cases of the haemorrhagic fever have been confirmed, including three deaths, the ministry said in a statement.

06 Aug 2018 8:31 AM

It’s in the air!

Pollutants could be undoing all the effort you’re putting into keeping yourself healthy.

06 Aug 2018 12:07 AM