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  Life   Health  08 Oct 2017

Life, Health, 08 Oct 2017

Costly medicines may worsen perceived side effects: study

While placebo effect means some people feel better when they have unknowingly been given control treatment, the nocebo works opposite way.

08 Oct 2017 5:31 PM

Breast cancer linked to bacterial imbalances: study

Research took a step towards understanding the composition of the bacteria in breast cancer.

08 Oct 2017 5:13 PM

Air pollution exposure reduces children's working memory

The study was conducted by researchers from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health in Spain.

08 Oct 2017 2:47 PM

Legalising marijuana can increase use: French study

In the American states the black market was being fuelled by the higher cost of over-the-counter marijuana, the report concluded.

08 Oct 2017 2:45 PM

Being too nice could have a negative impact on you

Learn to put your own needs first.

08 Oct 2017 1:44 PM


Good gut bacteria can be useful in making cancer immunotherapies work better

Researchers are planning to follow-up on the current study with larger clinical studies.

08 Oct 2017 12:50 PM

Eat greens to promote a healthy heart

Here is what researchers found.

08 Oct 2017 12:05 PM

Marijuana use increases violent behaviour, suggests study

A group of researchers has found that continued use of cannabis causes violent behavior as a direct result of changes in brain function.

08 Oct 2017 11:03 AM

Researchers develop new antifungal drug for life threatening fungal infections

The researchers have now found a new drug which may help in the treatment of life threatening fungal infections such as aspergillosis.

08 Oct 2017 10:53 AM

Older adults more likely to disclose suicidal thoughts as they age

23 percent of suicide victims age 50 or older shared suicidal thoughts with another person in the month before their death, the study found.

08 Oct 2017 10:46 AM


Many women with disabilities don’t get cancer screening

Costs might also keep women from getting screenings in countries outside the UK, where national health insurance pays for tests.

08 Oct 2017 10:26 AM

Elderly with dementia at risk for inappropriate medications

Dementia is a syndrome characterized by deterioration in memory, thinking, behavior and daily functioning.

08 Oct 2017 10:03 AM

Fewer newborns get whooping cough when moms get vaccinated

Health officials in many countries recommend vaccination during pregnancy.

08 Oct 2017 9:49 AM