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Life, Health, 19 Feb 2018

Poor guidance delays kid's first trip to dentist

Here is what the experts have to say.

19 Feb 2018 7:55 PM

Scientists find anti-cancer properties in three rice varieties

Gathwan, Maharaji and Laicha are found to have the ability to fight cancer.

19 Feb 2018 7:09 PM

Here's how sitting can give you 9 types of cancer

The expert who is helping to re-write the exercise guidelines warned that sitting for hours on end is linked to nine more cancers.

19 Feb 2018 6:49 PM

Here’s how witnessing violence harms children's mental health

Researchers say incidents like deadly school shooting in Florida could make children question if something similar could happen to them.

19 Feb 2018 6:12 PM

Excess calcium in brain may lead to Parkinson's disease

Understanding the role of alpha-synuclein in physiological or pathological processes may aid in the development of new treatments.

19 Feb 2018 6:02 PM


Stress changes a man's sperm raising risk of depression and PTSD in children

The body releases three hormones when under stress which send it into fight or flight mode.

19 Feb 2018 5:17 PM

Scientists create first human-sheep hybrids

Research could pave way for organs to be grown in animals for transplant even providing a cure for diabetes.

19 Feb 2018 4:14 PM

Obesity may reduce your chances of conception

Find out how weight gain causes fertility issues.

19 Feb 2018 4:13 PM

This protein aids cancer growth: Study

University of Illinois researchers have conducted the study.

19 Feb 2018 3:51 PM


WHO: Women being pushed into unnecessary C-sections

World Health Organisation issues warning, women are not being given enough time to give birth naturally.

19 Feb 2018 2:30 PM

How this drug could repair binge drinking brain damage

Here is what a new study has found.

19 Feb 2018 2:03 PM

Exercising with music may alter brainwaves

The study says the brain mechanisms behind these effects appear to be linked to a boost in beta frequencies in some regions of the cortex. 

19 Feb 2018 1:10 PM

Scientists develop tests to indicate autism in children

Children with autism could be given appropriate treatment much earlier in their lives.

19 Feb 2018 1:00 PM

Paper-based DNA test 'SHERLOCK' can rapidly diagnose diseases

The researchers, including those from Harvard University in the US, previously showcased SHERLOCK's utility for a range of applications. 

19 Feb 2018 12:05 PM


Breast MRIs may lead to more biopsies that catch fewer cancers

The goal of screening is to detect tumours before they can be felt in a physical breast exam.

19 Feb 2018 11:06 AM

Hyderabad receives two beating hearts after surgery complications

Seven-hour long operation saw the 56-year-old becoming one of only 150 people worldwide to have undergone such an operation.

19 Feb 2018 10:43 AM

Eye and balance exercises may ease multiple sclerosis symptoms

Multiple sclerosis can lead to fatigue, pain, vision loss and impaired coordination and motor skills.

19 Feb 2018 10:29 AM

Delhi walkathon organised to promote 'Healthy Knees for All'

Organised by Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, event also saw participation from senior citizens.

19 Feb 2018 10:26 AM

In-person license renewal may reduce crashes involving people with dementia

When an older adult has dementia, families have to balance between the safety of letting them on the road and lack of independence.

19 Feb 2018 10:20 AM