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  Life   Health  17 Mar 2017

Life, Health, 17 Mar 2017

Cholesterol drug cuts heart risks, spurs new debate on cost

Statins such as Lipitor and Crestor are cheap and lower LDL or bad cholesterol, but some people can't tolerate or get enough help from them

17 Mar 2017 8:20 PM

A new sex toy gives women real electric shocks for pleasure

It uses a new technology that has electro-stimulation to make the muscles contract

17 Mar 2017 4:23 PM

Absence of specific protein in brain may cause OCD: study

The absence causes the overshooting reaction of the downstream components leading persistent intrusive thoughts

17 Mar 2017 1:42 PM

Millennials most unhappy with their work-life balance

The pressure to go above and beyond what should be normally expected is very real which is why most are unhappy

17 Mar 2017 12:36 PM

New blood test can indicate autism years in advance

Big data techniques applied to biomedical data found different patterns in metabolites relevant to two connected cellular pathways.

17 Mar 2017 12:33 PM


Conjoined twin sisters born in Palestine share one heart

The girls are joined at the waist and share the same circulatory system

17 Mar 2017 11:03 AM

Dementia risk cut by one cup of tea daily

A simple and inexpensive lifestyle measure such as daily tea drinking can reduce a person's risk of developing neurocognitive disorders.

17 Mar 2017 10:11 AM

One serving of broccoli a day prevents prostate cancer

This may relate to more than just cancer prevention. It would be significant if we could develop ways to slow the progress of cancer

17 Mar 2017 9:35 AM

Urban lifestyle makes asthma in children worse

19 percent of hospitalizations were estimated to be attributable to black ethnicity; four percent were attributable to living in poor area.

17 Mar 2017 9:19 AM

Brain talk: Spot Alzheimer’s a decade early

Changes in speech style occur several years before serious mental health decline happens.

17 Mar 2017 2:41 AM