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  Life   Health  07 Feb 2018

Life, Health, 07 Feb 2018

Yoga may help manage BP, blood sugar levels: study

Adipokines are signaling proteins released by fat tissue.

07 Feb 2018 5:04 PM

Socially active older women benefit from flu vaccine

Effectiveness of the influenza vaccine varies by season because circulating strains vary and are gradually evolving.

07 Feb 2018 3:31 PM

Swallowed button batteries a concern with 'fidget spinners'

One child required emergency surgery to remove a piece of the broken toy.

07 Feb 2018 3:28 PM

Night showers may be better for your skin, body clock than morning bath

A Harvard study backs those who swear by refreshing morning showers and their ability to lower stress while boosting creativity.

07 Feb 2018 2:59 PM

Huge number of viruses falling on us from sky: Study

The researchers also found the majority of the viruses carried signatures indicating they had been swept up into the air from sea spray.

07 Feb 2018 2:25 PM


In diabetes war, Novo Nordisk aims to break mold with new pill

Denmark’s Novo Nordisk wants to prove it can transform the diabetes market with a pill.

07 Feb 2018 2:00 PM

Acne linked to increased depression risk: study

The results indicate that it is critical that physicians monitor mood symptoms in patients with acne and initiate prompt treatment.

07 Feb 2018 1:49 PM

Outdoor classes make students more open to learning: study

A sense of achievement particularly increases motivation during outdoor instruction.

07 Feb 2018 1:44 PM

Ants' antibiotics can benefit humans: Study

The researchers cautioned that this study is the first step and that it does have limitations.

07 Feb 2018 11:29 AM

Find out signs that show you have become an adult

From doing all your own washing, to paying your utility bills, researchers list things that signify you have reached adulthood.

07 Feb 2018 11:22 AM


Youngsters with food allergies are often put at risk by parents, says study

Almost half of parents of children with food allergies report at least one risky behavior, such as not carrying epinephrine autoinjectors.

07 Feb 2018 10:20 AM

Insulin maker Novo Nordisk to introduce a diabetes pill in 2020

The daily pill belongs to a blockbuster class of treatments known as GLP-1s that stimulate insulin production.

07 Feb 2018 8:42 AM

Genetic cause of rare high blood pressure syndrome discovered

This inherited disease causes the adrenal gland to produce high level of aldosterone, excess of which shoots up blood pressure.

07 Feb 2018 8:26 AM

Humans may soon develop drugs from ants

Experiments with 20 ant species found antimicrobials on 12 of them, a team reported in the Royal Society Open Science journal.

07 Feb 2018 8:18 AM