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  Life   Health  13 Jun 2018

Life, Health, 13 Jun 2018

5 signs of male depression

Men between the age of 40 and 44 are the most at risk, with this age group recording the highest number of deaths in 2015.

13 Jun 2018 7:02 PM

Strict diet of soup and milkshakes can reverse diabetes, says breakthrough study

Remarkable claim came after research showed patients with type 2 diabetes who lose just over 10 kilos in weight go into remission.

13 Jun 2018 4:46 PM

Health claims behind sex robots remain unproven

If research does demonstrate therapeutic benefits, doctors may be able to prescribe sexbots for harm reduction.

13 Jun 2018 4:15 PM

Honey: A saviour in case your kid swallows button batteries

Honey or Carafate (a cherry-flavoured duodenal ulcer prescription), can help reduce the esophageal damage.

13 Jun 2018 3:46 PM

Building blocks help build children's personalities

It's not just block play, it is intentionally using block play to facilitate the development of these skills.

13 Jun 2018 3:40 PM


Many US adults take medicines that can cause depression

Patients who do develop depression as a drug side effect can often switch to different prescriptions.

13 Jun 2018 3:22 PM

Men with serious heart condition are more likely to die compared to women

Research like this helps give us clues about why some people's hearts may be better protected than others.

13 Jun 2018 3:13 PM

Less than 6 or more than 10 hours of sleep raises the risk of health problems

Too much or too little sleep raises people’s risk of high blood pressure and inflammation.

13 Jun 2018 2:54 PM

'Protection for child actors is a must'

Children often miss school over shooting schedules, moreover these shoots last for hours.

13 Jun 2018 2:45 PM

Why too much or too little sleep is bad for health

Sleeping more than ten hours per day was associated with metabolic syndrome and increased levels of triglycerides in men.

13 Jun 2018 1:40 PM


Hypertension linked to dementia: Study

MRI can be used to detect very early signatures of neurological damage.

13 Jun 2018 1:23 PM

Good news for germaphobes! Airplane germs are ‘no worse’ than those at home

The community of bacteria in an aircraft at 30,000 feet has much in common with homes and offices.

13 Jun 2018 1:17 PM

Diabetes, smoking linked to deposits in brain region tied to memory

The deposits were not associated with lower cognitive function

13 Jun 2018 9:48 AM

'We are still at war' with Ebola: WHO chief

In contrast to past Ebola outbreaks health workers have moved quickly to halt Congo’s latest epidemic.

13 Jun 2018 9:28 AM

Being fit can turn back your brain's clock

Here is what a new study has found.

13 Jun 2018 9:20 AM