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  Life   Health  13 Sep 2017

Life, Health, 13 Sep 2017

World terribly lagging behind on targets to curb TB, HIV and obesity

The review was published ahead of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly opening in New York Tuesday.

13 Sep 2017 8:48 PM

Olive oil compound may help keep diabetes at bay

The compound detoxifies another signalling molecule called amylin that over-produces and forms harmful aggregates in type 2 diabetes.

13 Sep 2017 8:31 PM

Swelling in the stomach caused by rare disorder makes 5-year-old boy look pregnant

The disorder caused kidneys to leak filling up his stomach with fluids and made the boy look as if he was about to blow up.

13 Sep 2017 6:32 PM

Study finds children from older dads, on average, go on to have fewer children

Study of 1.4 million people was led by a team at a German university which found that older fathers could affect child’s fertility later.

13 Sep 2017 5:44 PM

Running groups can help you to quit smoking

Physical activity can be a successful smoking-cessation aid, researchers find.

13 Sep 2017 5:35 PM


Fictional depiction of autistic people reinforces stereotypes

Learn more about what researchers discovered.

13 Sep 2017 5:18 PM

Sri Lanka to export cannabis from first plantation

Country's health minister said the market currently depends on handouts from courts which seize illegally grown or smuggled drugs.

13 Sep 2017 4:56 PM

Human bone naturally developed in a lab can be an alternative to graft surgery

They used stem cells from the patient's bone marrow and caused them to create a bone through vibrations.

13 Sep 2017 4:13 PM

Britons among most depressed people in the Western world

Here's what researchers found.

13 Sep 2017 3:10 PM

Drastically reduce asthma symptoms with diet and exercise

The goal of a new study was to determine if non-obese asthma patients benefited from a healthier routine.

13 Sep 2017 1:52 PM


Tattoos may cause toxic impurities to seep inside body

According to research, toxic impurities that make up ink in tattoos can travel inside body in form of nanoparticles and affect lymph nodes.

13 Sep 2017 9:04 AM