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  Life   Health  19 Oct 2018

Life, Health, 19 Oct 2018

Research shows wounds may heal slowly due to e-cigarette vaping

The adverse effects of traditional cigarette smoking on wound healing has been well established in the surgical field.

19 Oct 2018 8:02 PM

Women are more likely to be affected by side-effects of chemotherapy than men

Even as the number of patients experiencing reduction in size of tumour was higher in men, there wasn’t much difference in survival rates.

19 Oct 2018 5:58 PM

Eating more oily fish can reduce risk of health issues in old age by a quarter

This comes as the rising number of people living into old age has also seen chronic diseases increase among the population.

19 Oct 2018 4:36 PM

Citrus fruits help prevent cancer, heart disease, dementia and wrinkles

According to scientists, vitamin C can help slow down ageing and protect body against high blood pressure.

19 Oct 2018 4:20 PM

Schoolboy turns into 'demon from The Exorcist' because of brain disorder

Hewlett refuses to eat properly, has a fear of buttons so severe it makes him throw up, and hasn't brushed his teeth for ten months.

19 Oct 2018 1:25 PM


Regular yoga practice can improve sperm DNA quality, says study

Adoption of yoga has shown to lower OS, reduce DNA fragmentation, and thus improve genomic integrity and normalise sperm transcripts.

19 Oct 2018 12:08 PM

Does weight loss before surgery provide benefits?

Here is what a new study has found.

19 Oct 2018 12:07 PM

Autistic children more likely to become obese: Study

Researchers suggest monitoring these children for excess weight gain at an early age.

19 Oct 2018 11:01 AM

Health benefits of social media

Study found older adults who experienced pain were less likely to participate in social activities that require face-to-face interactions

19 Oct 2018 10:16 AM

Breast milk found to reduce antibiotic-resistant bacteria in babies

Bacteria resistant to antibiotics are among the greatest global threats to human health.

19 Oct 2018 9:36 AM


Why combination of probiotics and antibiotics is good for wounds

There is a lot of bacteria that is resistant to antibiotics.

19 Oct 2018 8:55 AM