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  Life   Health  12 Oct 2018

Life, Health, 12 Oct 2018

Chewing gum can help deliver vitamins

The researchers used an identical gum product without vitamin supplements as a placebo in the study.

12 Oct 2018 6:45 PM

Novel DNA vaccine against Ebola safe, effective, say scientists

Researchers designed optimised synthetic DNA vaccine candidates targeting a virus surface protein called glycoprotein.

12 Oct 2018 6:18 PM

Colour-changing contact lens can monitor eye treatments

According to study the lens could control and indicate the sustained release of many ophthalmic drugs.

12 Oct 2018 5:35 PM

Young women facing constant harassment, abuse worldwide: Report

While such behaviour is condoned by society, bystanders and authorities rarely take action.

12 Oct 2018 4:50 PM

Toddler loses eye to rare cancer after mum noticed she couldn't see while playing

The youngster had been going blind in her left eye for months, however, nobody had noticed.

12 Oct 2018 3:52 PM


C-section use nearly doubled globally since 2000: report

The surgery is not without risk for mother and child, and is associated with complications in future births, researchers said.

12 Oct 2018 3:14 PM

People with more siblings, less likely to get cancer

Living in groups has been key to the survival of the human race for many reasons, many of which are obvious, many are unclear.

12 Oct 2018 2:24 PM

Eating fatty cheese, yogurt and butter could lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes

People who consumed fat-rich dairy, such as cheese, cream and yogurt less likely than those who did not to be diagnosed with the disease.

12 Oct 2018 1:27 PM

Parenting affects social behaviours in children, says study

Less parental warmth and harsher environment at home tend to determine how aggressive children become.

12 Oct 2018 9:34 AM

Here’s the link between diet and depression

Level of the fatty acid associated with depression and found in many takeaway foods was higher in people with ready access to fast food.

12 Oct 2018 8:22 AM