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  Life   Health  12 Nov 2016

Life, Health, 12 Nov 2016

US scientists fear 'brain drain' in Trump presidency

A survey of over 1,600 professionals, from industry and academia, showed that Trump's presidency is expected negatively impact research.

12 Nov 2016 6:21 PM

70 million women suppress hunger with smokeless tobacco: report

The report said that using smokeless tobacco during pregnancy results in 70 per cent higher risk of anaemia in pregnant women.

12 Nov 2016 1:47 PM

Sleep deficiency, skipping breakfast may increase obesity risk

The research highlights the possibility that prompt intervention could curb the growth in childhood obesity.

12 Nov 2016 1:37 PM

Flu shots help children fight asthma

People with asthma may experience more frequent and severe asthma attacks if they get the flu.

12 Nov 2016 1:35 PM

Students allergic to food items feel unsafe at college

They are willing to work with school officials to create more education around what administrators and other students need to know.

12 Nov 2016 1:14 PM


Infant death rate due to pneumonia declines

Estimates for 2015 suggest that 5.9 million children worldwide died before reaching the age of five, including 2.7 million newborns.

12 Nov 2016 11:16 AM

Hand-held 'breathalyser' may be used to diagnose diabetes

Many studies have shown that elevated levels of acetone are strongly linked to diabetes.

12 Nov 2016 11:12 AM

Here are ways you might be damaging your bones, muscles unknowingly

There are certain lifestyle choices that can accelerate bone loss and muscles damage.

12 Nov 2016 10:38 AM

The fitness trends to watch out for in 2017

In their 11th annual survey, the ACSM found that wearable tracking devices like the Fitbit will be the most pervasive trend in exercise.

12 Nov 2016 1:33 AM