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  Life   Health  08 May 2018

Life, Health, 08 May 2018

Genes linked with sunburn, skin cancer risk

Eight of the genes had been associated with skin cancer in previous research.

08 May 2018 9:11 PM

New biomarker found for early diagnosis of lung cancer

We need better biomarkers for early diagnosis.

08 May 2018 5:14 PM

Study finds link between antipsychotic treatment during pregnancy, gestational diabetes

The study appears in the journal American Journal of Psychiatry. 

08 May 2018 5:09 PM

13-year-old with head injury wakes up a day before doctors pull the plug

After his injury, Trenton had also died on the operating table for 15 minutes and doctors thought he won’t be same again.

08 May 2018 4:06 PM

Here are 5 things you can do to boost libido

From giving a self-confidence boost, to lowering stress levels or eating right kind of food, here are ways to spark up flagging libido.

08 May 2018 3:45 PM


Heating food in microwave can hamper your fertility

Heating plastic containers in the microwave releases 95 percent of all chemicals.

08 May 2018 3:18 PM

Dismissing eye cancer as migraine leaves man with gaping hole in his face

Now he is too embarrassed to even leave the house and is too weak to undergo facial-reconstruction surgery.

08 May 2018 2:37 PM

Is a cure for HIV inching closer? Scientists discover new possibility

Team creates neutralising antibody, effective not only against all genetically divergent global HIV-1 strains, but also on latent cells.

08 May 2018 1:28 PM

Over 1 lakh thalassemia patients die before they turn 20

People suffering from thalassaemia are unknowingly passing on this genetic disorder to their children.

08 May 2018 12:52 PM

Rohingya refugees, host communities being vaccinated against cholera in Bangladesh

This is a second cholera vaccination campaign being held for the Rohingyas and their host communities.

08 May 2018 8:50 AM


Eating eggs not dangerous for diabetics

Having up to 12 eggs per week for a year did not raise cardiovascular risk factors in the patients with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes.

08 May 2018 8:36 AM

Berlin sees crayfish plague; declares, if you can't beat them, eat them

Red swamp crayfish, or Procambarus clarkii, are on European Union’s list of invasive alien species but also popular in German aquariums.

08 May 2018 8:18 AM