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  Life   Health  20 May 2018

Life, Health, 20 May 2018

Fasting every other day can trigger increase in diabetes risk

Despite weight loss, intermittent fasting diets may actually damage the pancreas and affect insulin function.

20 May 2018 7:39 PM

Bacteria that can turn plants into chemicals created by scientists

Lignin is the component of plant cell walls that gives them their incredible strength.

20 May 2018 5:03 PM

New study investigates Finasteride's link to prostate cancer

Here is what a new study has found.

20 May 2018 4:40 PM

Moisturizing bath washes may not help kids with eczema

There’s less consensus in the medical community about whether children should also use emollient bath additives.

20 May 2018 3:16 PM

This antioxidant could improve heart health

Atazanavir is a HIV protease inhibitor, and is designed to stop HIV from processing itself.

20 May 2018 3:02 PM


Reducing exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals to tackle obesity

Obesogens can promote fat accumulation through increasing the number and size of fat cells or by increasing appetite.

20 May 2018 2:56 PM

Smoking pot in early teens ups drug abuse risk later

Those who started drinking at 17 also were at higher risk of having an alcohol problem at 28.

20 May 2018 2:19 PM

College students in India check smartphones over 150 times a day: Study

Study finds 80% of the students own a mobile phone and most of them prefer smartphones.

20 May 2018 12:33 PM