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  Life   Health  07 Dec 2016

Life, Health, 07 Dec 2016

Farm kids at lower risk of developing allergies

Researchers found that exposure to farm dust increases expression of A20 that suppresses the inflammatory immune system.

07 Dec 2016 8:36 PM

Doctors should be empathetic not compassionate

According to U.S. researchers, developing broader skill of empathy is more realistic goal for doctors than urging to be more compassionate.

07 Dec 2016 8:28 PM

Cancer cases up by 50 per cent in developing countries

In 2015, there were 17.5 million new cancer cases worldwide and 8.7 million deaths.

07 Dec 2016 5:35 PM

Women share their stories of female circumcision

FGC, also called Khatna, is very much prevalent in the Dawoodi Bohra community in India.

07 Dec 2016 4:27 PM

Zika virus can cause glaucoma in infants

This is the first known incidence of glaucoma in an infant with the Zika virus.

07 Dec 2016 12:16 PM


Scientists develop robotic hand for quadriplegics

It allows people with certain types of spinal injuries to perform everyday tasks such as using a fork or drinking from a cup.

07 Dec 2016 10:49 AM

Implants may be best birth control for diabetic women

Women with diabetes need to time their pregnancies for a number of reasons.

07 Dec 2016 10:25 AM

Creative work is therapy: Do creative work to stay mentally sound

Bake a cake to boost your mood, or simply do anything creative.

07 Dec 2016 12:08 AM