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  Life   Health  15 Aug 2018

Life, Health, 15 Aug 2018

Here's how stress hormone prevents Leukemia

This explains why the immune system fails to prevent leukemia from taking hold.

15 Aug 2018 6:34 PM

Fight cold with exercise!

Exercise could help people exposed to extreme temperatures protect themselves from the cold.

15 Aug 2018 6:29 PM

Research finds jungle plant that can make people feel similar to a near death experience

Experiences of volunteers who took DMT were compared with those of people who had near death experiences.

15 Aug 2018 5:45 PM

Doctors may not explain pros, cons of lung cancer screening

Overdiagnosis is a critical outcome to consider when making decisions about participating in lung cancer screening or not.

15 Aug 2018 4:49 PM

Woman has one of shortest labours ever, gives birth to baby in nine minutes

While a normal labour lasts hours, the woman did not even realise she was giving birth until the baby boy arrived on her bathroom floor.

15 Aug 2018 4:09 PM


Not all women eligible for breast cancer gene tests are getting them

Testing is important because the results may affect treatment.

15 Aug 2018 1:46 PM

Russian mum with heart-shaped womb defies all odds to give birth to twins

Doctors had warned her for years that she would struggle to have children, but she defied all odds to become pregnant with twins.

15 Aug 2018 12:45 PM

Here’s the reason your penis is shaped like it is

Experts believe the penis evolved to become a ‘tool’ with a ridge to remove semen of love rivals.

15 Aug 2018 11:54 AM

Getting too little sleep may 'age' the heart

Heart age is defined as the predicted age of a person’s vascular system based on their cardiovascular risk profile.

15 Aug 2018 10:55 AM

E-cigarette vapour disables protective cells in lungs

The vaping process itself can damage vital immune system cells.

15 Aug 2018 10:27 AM


Mixing energy drinks and alcohol has ill effects

Many people mix energy drinks with alcohol to neutralize the sedative nature of alcohol.

15 Aug 2018 9:59 AM

Healthy fat cells may uncouple obesity from diabetes

Here is what a new study has found.

15 Aug 2018 9:43 AM

Blood test can help detect this rare cancer

Find out how.

15 Aug 2018 9:19 AM

This mysterious enzyme can stop internal bleeding

The study is the first to show that it is the key to one method of platelet production.

15 Aug 2018 9:03 AM