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  Life   Health  20 Feb 2018

Life, Health, 20 Feb 2018

Elderly people may live longer with 'no-sweat' exercise few hours a week: study

To improve health and reduce the risk of dying, workouts must be strenuous and more long-lasting.

20 Feb 2018 6:54 PM

Pakistan is the riskiest country for newborns according to UNICEF

The report said that after Pakistan, the Central African Republic is the next riskiest country for newborns, and Afghanistan is the third.

20 Feb 2018 6:39 PM

Waist-thigh ratio can be marker for diabetes: Researchers

Here is what a new study has found.

20 Feb 2018 4:56 PM

Can of Coke a day reduces chances of becoming pregnant by 20 per cent

Researchers found both male and female consumption of sugary drinks was associated with an average 20 per cent reduced fecundability.

20 Feb 2018 4:54 PM

Self-esteem important in treating mental health

Here is what a new study has found.

20 Feb 2018 3:30 PM


Here are the 4 kinds of drinkers

Researchers developed a motivational model of alcohol use to help treat heavy drinkers.

20 Feb 2018 2:55 PM

Immediate rest after embryo transfer has negative outcomes

The process of treatment takes over two weeks to confirm pregnancy

20 Feb 2018 1:14 PM

Reading crime novels helps relieve symptoms of depression, says study

While not exactly a cure, experts believe that reading is effective and could reduce reliance on antidepressants in many cases.

20 Feb 2018 12:53 PM

More babies dying of suffocation, often in bed

Parents should also be aware that bed sharing is most dangerous for newborns less than 4 months old, preemies and underweight infants.

20 Feb 2018 12:22 PM

Find out how extreme heat can cause death

Most at risk are elderly, people living in socioeconomic disadvantage, workers, and athletes who play outdoors.

20 Feb 2018 11:21 AM


Find out why women have colder hands and men have bigger noses

University researchers reveal how science proves members of both sexes are actually different from each other.

20 Feb 2018 10:25 AM

Japanese 'baby factory' man wins custody of 13 kids born to Thai surrogates

Mitsutoki Shigeta caused a "baby factory" scandal in 2014 after Thai police said DNA linked him to 9 infants found in a Bangkok apartment.

20 Feb 2018 10:14 AM

Acne diagnoses increases depression risk, says study

Dermatologists treating acne should keep eye on patients’ mood symptoms, and make psychological referral if depression is present.

20 Feb 2018 10:04 AM

Obesity may lower your chances of conception

Women who are obese are also at a greater risk for pregnancy complications like having a C-section.

20 Feb 2018 9:58 AM

Preterm underweight babies more likely to have low IQs, says study

Overall, intelligence quotient (IQ) tests show on average, preterm youth underperform by equivalent of about 13 points.

20 Feb 2018 9:53 AM


No-sweat exercise may prolong life for the elderly: study

A half-an-hour of moderate-to-vigorous activity reduced the risk by even more - 33 per cent.

20 Feb 2018 9:44 AM