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  Life   Health  12 Oct 2017

Life, Health, 12 Oct 2017

Experimental Ebola vaccines found safe, effective

Find out more.

12 Oct 2017 8:51 PM

Prostate cancer patients unclear on differences among treatments

Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in Western Europe.

12 Oct 2017 8:05 PM

Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years: WHO report

This means that nearly 8 percent of boys and nearly 6 percent of girls worldwide were obese in 2016.

12 Oct 2017 7:39 PM

Study finds sugary drinks reduces women's success with IVF

Here is what researchers found.

12 Oct 2017 6:27 PM

Research suggests moss can soothe a sore throat better than lemon and honey

Mucilage in moss can coat a sore throat and soothe it, while other minerals also have protective properties for the mucous membrane.

12 Oct 2017 6:08 PM


Find out about the problems and insights for safe driving for people with diabetes

While judgment and quick reaction time are essential for safe driving, diabetes is one condition that may affect person’s ability to drive.

12 Oct 2017 4:24 PM

Woman gives birth while being moved to another hospital due to wildfires

Nicole was being taken to another hospital as smoke had entered their room and labour had already been induced.

12 Oct 2017 4:07 PM

Gel to fight rheumatoid arthritis developed

These type of hydrogels could be useful for other diseases.

12 Oct 2017 3:59 PM

Women more susceptible to Alzheimer's because of menopause: Study

With over 850 million women entering or having already entered menopause, this is a problem that needs to be addressed immediately.

12 Oct 2017 3:19 PM


Baby girl born with intestines on the outside wrapped in cling film to protect her

The rare condition affecting 1 in 3000 children prevented the child's abdominal wall from developing before birth.

12 Oct 2017 1:43 PM

Omega-6 fats may help prevent type 2 diabetes: study

Omega-6 polyunsaturated fats are found in foods such as soybean and sunflower oils and nuts.

12 Oct 2017 1:26 PM

Arthritis prevalence rising among Indians: Analysis

The data is based on more than 6.4 million samples received for Arthritis (bone health) testing over the last 3.5 years since January 2014.

12 Oct 2017 12:34 PM

Beware of under-cooked poultry, it could give you urinary tract infection

According to scientists, nearly 25 percent of poultry samples they examined from retail stores contain bacteria.

12 Oct 2017 11:37 AM

Traumatic experiences increase risk of heart diseases in women

The risk increases after women go through menopause.

12 Oct 2017 10:48 AM


Caesarean born babies more likely to be obese, says study

New study finds children born via caesarean are more likely to have unbalanced amount of good and bad bacteria in their gut.

12 Oct 2017 10:18 AM

Old age delays perception of falls, says study

Researchers say findings will help shape development of wearable fall prevention technology.

12 Oct 2017 8:33 AM

Ebola vaccines show promise against hemorrhagic fever in new study

Report in New England Journal of Medicine is first full account of a large-scale effort to test what could be first vaccine against Ebola.

12 Oct 2017 8:18 AM

Women with low egg reserves may not be infertile, says study

Study showed women with low ovarian reserve were as likely to conceive within 12 months as those who did not have limited egg supply.

12 Oct 2017 8:05 AM

When looks can kill

The recent deaths of bodybuilders Rich Piana and Dallas McCarver raise questions about steroid abuse that’s quite rampant in showbiz.

12 Oct 2017 12:22 AM