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  Life   Health  09 Jan 2018

Life, Health, 09 Jan 2018

Human muscle tissue grown from stem cells: study

The achievement represents an advance on previous work by the same team.

09 Jan 2018 8:17 PM

Gene mutations behind obesity identified

Knowing what specific mutations cause obesity allows scientists to create drugs that target them specifically.

09 Jan 2018 8:00 PM

Find out which are the 9 ways to sleep better

There are a variety of ways to improve your sleep and help you function throughout the day.

09 Jan 2018 4:06 PM

Mothers can overcome postnatal depression by singing in groups

Those with moderate to severe symptoms of post-natal depression reported a much faster improvement.

09 Jan 2018 3:55 PM

Frequent business trips may lead to anxiety and sleeping disorders

Poor behavioural and mental health outcomes significantly increased as the number of nights away from home for business travel rose.

09 Jan 2018 3:44 PM


Birth control shot may increase risk of HIV infection

As of 2016, 36.7 million people worldwide were living with HIV, according to UNAIDS.

09 Jan 2018 2:46 PM

Epileptic seizures maybe predictable with the help of brain patterns

During a seizure, abnormal electrical activity in the brain can cause numerous symptoms, including a loss of awareness or consciousness.

09 Jan 2018 2:01 PM

Morning stiffness could be a sign of arthritis, suggest study

Stiffness is a classic arthritis symptom, new study warns.

09 Jan 2018 1:32 PM

Study reveals women are more likely to survive famines and epidemics than men

Researchers suggest that differences in sex hormones may be enabling women to survive longer.

09 Jan 2018 1:26 PM

How beta blockers can help melanoma patients live longer

Beta blockers slow your heart rhythm, but they can also affect immune cells and improve immune function, researchers reveal.

09 Jan 2018 1:07 PM


People who worry too much about exercise may die early

The stress caused by worrying about exercise increases chances of a person dying in next 20 years by 70 percent.

09 Jan 2018 11:45 AM

Hot flashes that cancer therapy cause can be treated

Hot flashes are unpleasant episodes of heat that start in the upper body and spread, causing sweating and anxiety.

09 Jan 2018 8:20 AM

Caffeine level in blood may help diagnose Parkinson's

People with disease have significantly lower level of caffeine in their blood as compared to people not affected by it.

09 Jan 2018 8:10 AM

Scientists test nose spray to kick gambling habit

The spray contains naloxone, an emergency treatment for opiate overdoses.

09 Jan 2018 7:58 AM

The cool tummy tuck

If belly fat has been getting you down, try this new solution to say farewell to flab!

09 Jan 2018 12:26 AM