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  Life   Health  16 Dec 2016

Life, Health, 16 Dec 2016

Manipulating brain activity can boost confidence

Recent advances in neuroscience have highlighted the plasticity of the brain, indicating it is malleable even later in life

16 Dec 2016 9:07 PM

Smartphones may help combat antimicrobial resistance

UCLA in the US developed a simple and inexpensive smartphone attachment that can conduct automated antimicrobial susceptibility testing

16 Dec 2016 5:27 PM

New UK sugar tax could reduce obesity and diabetes

A new study says that increasing the tax will reduce the consumption of sugary drinks

16 Dec 2016 2:23 PM

Internet use in class may lower your grades: study

Students spent the most time on social media, reading emails, shopping for items such as clothes and watching videos

16 Dec 2016 12:52 PM

Health apps not always helpful despite top ratings

Nearly all the apps in the study let people enter information into their phone about their health that day.

16 Dec 2016 9:07 AM


Women handle cold and coughs better

It turns out that men might actually be weaker when it comes to defending themselves against coughs and colds.

16 Dec 2016 12:08 AM