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  Life   Health  08 Jun 2018

Life, Health, 08 Jun 2018

Sleep paralysis or hallucinations before nodding off may indicate depression

Sleep paralysis is the inability to move or speak upon waking up and hallucinations occur a short while before a person nods off.

08 Jun 2018 5:13 PM

Pregnancy over 35 increases heart risks in children

New research highlights the need for improved access to healthcare for children born to older mothers.

08 Jun 2018 3:31 PM

Doctors baffled after pulling out object from boy's nose as it was too big to get inside

They believe that the 15-year-old put smaller objects in his nose which accumulated dust and mucus as they formed a larger one.

08 Jun 2018 3:13 PM

How football training makes school girls fit and healthy

Schoolgirls can achieve lower blood pressure and stronger muscles.

08 Jun 2018 3:10 PM

Thyroid dysfunction may lead to diabetes during pregnancy

Screening for thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy is still controversial.

08 Jun 2018 2:40 PM


Study finds link between Vitamin D, cholesterol in children

Here is what a new study has found.

08 Jun 2018 2:07 PM

Poor sleep could be reason for decreased work productivity

The study adds to further evidence that sleep is not wasted time.

08 Jun 2018 12:59 PM

HIV drug PrEP has led to fall in number of condom users among gay, bi-sexual men

Researchers discovered condom use in high risk group has dropped while at same time, use of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, has soared.

08 Jun 2018 12:23 PM

7 everyday things at home to avoid for child safety

Find out common things kept at home that may pose a threat to your children.

08 Jun 2018 11:57 AM

Does opioid use affect treatment for alcohol dependence?

Researchers say individuals who misuse opioids have poorer outcomes in multiple domains.

08 Jun 2018 11:55 AM


Teenage girls more prone to daytime sleepiness

Researchers examined whether teen boys and girls report similar negative impact of sleep disturbances on their daytime functioning.

08 Jun 2018 11:31 AM

It matters how you target cancer

Researchers say that targeting efficiency requires a delicate balance between driving and resistive forces.

08 Jun 2018 11:10 AM

E-cigarette sellers offer scholarships to university students, promote brands

Vaporiser sellers ask students to write essays about benefits of vaping over tobacco, offering prize money ranging from $250 to $5000.

08 Jun 2018 10:39 AM

Disrupted sleep cycles linked with mood disorders

Research found people with circadian rhythm out of step can have increased risk of emotional, behavioural and psychological problems

08 Jun 2018 9:33 AM

Which type of coffee drinker are you?

Coffee drinkers fall into one of three major groups based on their caffeine sensitivity, according to study author Langer.

08 Jun 2018 8:50 AM


Too much studying is bad for you, can leave you short-sighted

The researchers said their study provides 'strong evidence' that more time spent in education is a risk factor for myopia.

08 Jun 2018 8:34 AM