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  Life   Health  09 Oct 2017

Life, Health, 09 Oct 2017

More trees help water sanitation, reduce child deaths: study

Diarrheal disease kills more than half a million children under five each year.

09 Oct 2017 8:50 PM

Abominable habits people need to stop right now

Common daily habits could be a reason for you getting sick constantly.

09 Oct 2017 8:02 PM

Here's what you need to stop munching on at work

Consumption of just 500 extra calories a day could result in weight gain of half a kilogram a week.

09 Oct 2017 6:34 PM

Britain's top sperm donor has fathered 34 children till now

A 2005 law in Britain allows children to know the identity of their biological father once they are adults.

09 Oct 2017 5:52 PM


Genetic test could help those at risk of breast cancer

The new test would be able to give women more options in terms of treatment for the disease.

09 Oct 2017 3:35 PM

Reading can make you feel more empathy for others: study

The study opens up the possibility that exposure to narrative storytelling can have a widespread effect on triggering empathy.

09 Oct 2017 3:32 PM

Novel patch can better deliver polio vaccines: study

The microscopic vaccine delivery platform called Nanopatch is a significant step forward in the efforts to rid the world of polio.

09 Oct 2017 3:06 PM

Cases of child-to-child sexual abuse sees alarming rise in UK

A rising number in smartphone and tablet viewership may be pushing youngsters to act out what they see on screen upon their peers.

09 Oct 2017 1:57 PM

Double mastectomy may negatively affect employment: study

The study found that women who opted for a bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction missed more than a month of work or stopped altogether.

09 Oct 2017 1:39 PM


Find out why you should never wear shoes without socks

According to experts, wearing shoes without socks, men tend to risk exposing themselves to fungal infections.

09 Oct 2017 12:25 PM

Japan scientists grow drugs in chicken eggs

Japanese researchers have genetically engineered hens whose eggs contain drugs that can fight serious diseases including cancer.

09 Oct 2017 11:59 AM

Here's why children may not finish their greens

Scientists discover eating mutations that may explain why people don't like certain types of food.

09 Oct 2017 10:45 AM

Most children with reading difficulties may have hearing problems

According to study, more awareness of youngsters' hearing problems might help kids to receive more structured support to improve skills.

09 Oct 2017 8:45 AM

Bacterial imbalances may cause breast cancer, says study

Study is to understand bacteria in breast cancer by uncovering distinct microbial differences in healthy and cancerous breast tissue.

09 Oct 2017 8:25 AM


Mental healthcare: Facing a number of challenges

The crucial issue is what can be done to better the quality of life of those affected by mental health problems.

09 Oct 2017 1:21 AM

Understanding breast cancer

Breast cancer is the very common and accounts for 27 per cent of cancer cases in Indian women.

09 Oct 2017 1:19 AM