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  Life   Health  17 Mar 2018

Life, Health, 17 Mar 2018

Study says self-employed people are happiest

According to a new survey, self-employed people are happier and more engaged with their jobs than those working in any other profession.

17 Mar 2018 7:37 PM

Experimental obesity drug may prevent kidney stones, says study

The finding opens the possibility of developing drugs which may help prevent kidney stones in at-risk individuals.

17 Mar 2018 7:12 PM

Study says smart software can diagnose prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer, with around 1.1 million diagnoses ever year.

17 Mar 2018 6:32 PM

5 reasons why plastics are bad for everyone

Since plastic has so much negative effects, many cities and countries from around the world have already put plastic bag bans in place.

17 Mar 2018 3:38 PM

Maharashtra to ban plastic from March 18, says environment minister

Ban would cover the production, use, storage, sale, distribution, import and transportation of plastic, the minister informed the House.

17 Mar 2018 3:16 PM


Study says women who ride bicycles have better sex lives

Study should help quell fears instilled in female cyclists after several studies suggested cycling could cause sexual, urinary dysfunction.

17 Mar 2018 2:37 PM

University education makes students more agreeable: study

University education has positive effects on extraversion, reversing downward sloping population trend in outward orientation as people age.

17 Mar 2018 2:36 PM

Male-to-female transgender surgery can give better life

The study shows that 80 percent of male-to-female patients perceived themselves as women post-surgery.

17 Mar 2018 12:20 PM

OCD patients lack adaptive coping skills: study

The individuals with OCD were found to possess more maladaptive coping skills than all others, including those suffering from depression.

17 Mar 2018 12:12 PM

Are chemical peels a safe treatment option for darker skins?

The side effects on darker skin tones lasted an average of 4.5 weeks.

17 Mar 2018 12:04 PM


Slightly elevated blood sugar tied to heart and kidney problems

People with slightly elevated blood sugar should take steps to get it down to a healthy level.

17 Mar 2018 11:59 AM

Indian women more prone to cancer than men

More than 90% of all female cancers are not inherited, so genomic screening is not a cost effective option.

17 Mar 2018 10:57 AM

Exercise improves asthma in obese adults

There is a tendency by doctors to rely on pharmacological treatment and neglect non-pharmacological interventions.

17 Mar 2018 10:16 AM

Many transgender patients pay cash for gender-affirming surgery

After 2012, the proportion of patients paying cash for surgery not covered by insurance decreased minutely each year.

17 Mar 2018 10:08 AM

Employee health plans charge smokers extra but don’t help them quit

Smokers are charged higher premiums by employers, this entitles them to programs that will help them quit smoking at the same time.

17 Mar 2018 10:00 AM


Probiotics during pregnancy tied to lower eczema risk for kids

There was already some evidence that probiotic exposure in early life may reduce risk of eczema in an infant.

17 Mar 2018 9:55 AM