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  Life   Health  09 Nov 2017

Life, Health, 09 Nov 2017

Study says obesity in children can be tackled by dental care

It's possible to talk to children about food habits, specifically in Sweden where the dentists meets with them at an early age.

09 Nov 2017 7:59 PM

Golden potato to deliver bounty of vitamins A and E

Provitamin A carotenoids are converted by enzymes into vitamin A that the body can use.

09 Nov 2017 6:31 PM

India's rape survivors degraded by 'finger test' despite reforms, report says

HRW called for India to introduce a victim and witness protection system to encourage people to come forward.

09 Nov 2017 6:31 PM

Find out the signs of testicular cancer

Here are symptoms of testicular cancer to create awareness.

09 Nov 2017 4:21 PM

Poor heart health affects memory: Study

Researchers from the Vanderbilt University Medical Centre conducted the study.

09 Nov 2017 3:09 PM

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Gujarat man left with 25 kg leg due to mosquito bite begs for help

The 53-year-old was forced to give up work and is now asking for help to raise money for his treatment.

09 Nov 2017 2:06 PM

Risk of breast cancer's return looms for 20 years: Study

To assess 20-year risks, the study had women who received their breast cancer diagnosis many years ago.

09 Nov 2017 2:05 PM

Doctors in India see patients for just two minutes: study

India’s primary care consultation time was two minutes in 2015.

09 Nov 2017 1:59 PM

Why it is so hard to quit smoking decoded

The study, published in the journal Cell Reports, identified specific genes and microRNA that play an essential role in nicotine dependence.

09 Nov 2017 1:51 PM

Foods to help tackle arthritis

Find out what you need to incorporate in your diet.

09 Nov 2017 1:32 PM

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Find out why cancer patienst shoud stay away from excess sugar

Cancer cells usually grow quickly, multiplying at a fast rate, which takes a lot of energy, which means they need lots of glucose.

09 Nov 2017 12:53 PM

Leg ulcers? Just sweat them out

Researchers from the Sheffield Hallam University explored treatment options.

09 Nov 2017 12:10 PM

A 3-D approach to fighting cancer with cancer

Researchers devised a process that can grow hundreds of cultured cell masses from just a few tumour cells derived from a patient.

09 Nov 2017 11:44 AM

Endurance training can help your sore muscles

While there is medication available to cope with the condition, researchers say it only does half the job.

09 Nov 2017 11:21 AM

Alcohol ups risk of 7 types of cancer, finds study

Drinking is especially closely associated with increased risks for oesophageal, mouth, liver, colorectal and breast cancers.

09 Nov 2017 10:33 AM

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Here's how alcohol affects a man's fertility

According to research, both men and women should cut out booze if they want to conceive.

09 Nov 2017 9:49 AM

Boy saved through experimental gene therapy on skin

The boy, was admitted to hospital in June 2015 with the devastating effects of a genetic disease called Junctional epidermolysis bullosa.

09 Nov 2017 8:33 AM

Night time wounds heal twice as slowly, say scientists

Burns that happened at night took an average of 60 percent longer to heal than burns that occurred during the day, the scientists find.

09 Nov 2017 8:21 AM

Exercise lowers risk of premature death in people with type 1 diabetes

Compared to people who spent little time exercising, participants who reported devoting most time were less likely to die.

09 Nov 2017 8:14 AM

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