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  Life   Health  20 Nov 2017

Life, Health, 20 Nov 2017

Occupational accidents kill nearly 48000 people every year: study

The British Safety Council is a not-for-profit workplace health, safety and environmental management organisation.

20 Nov 2017 8:17 PM

Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew

The rate of reunions has trickled significantly in recent years as elderly survivors have passed away.

20 Nov 2017 7:38 PM

Thai man gets surgery to remove huge tumour that got him dubbed man with two heads

While he only earned Rs 172 a day working as a garbage collector, a picture of him posted on social media by a passer-by fetched donations.

20 Nov 2017 7:29 PM

Men should be concerned about a curved penis as it may be linked to cancer

A curved penis may signal towards Peyronie's disease which is a condition that is linked to various cancers.

20 Nov 2017 6:35 PM

Drinking alcohol not bad for nursing mothers: Study

To all those women who crave for a glass of wine when they wish to unwind, here's some great news. 

20 Nov 2017 5:46 PM


'First brain training that reduces dementia risk identified'

The cognitive training, called speed of processing, showed benefits up to 10 years after participants underwent the programme.

20 Nov 2017 5:20 PM

One-fifth of cancer survivors suffer from PTSD: study

To these patients, seeking help for the emotional issues they face is akin to admitting weakness.

20 Nov 2017 4:44 PM

Accident at work leaves welder with 3 cm piece of metal hanging out of his eye

He avoided being blinded as the wire just missed the eye and was lodged in the skin on the corner of the eye.

20 Nov 2017 3:31 PM

FDA approves first drug in US with digital ingestion tracking

The product has been approved for the treatment of conditions like schizophrenia.

20 Nov 2017 3:12 PM

Vitamin D boosts a woman's chances of conceiving: Study

Vitamin D boosts a woman's chances of conceiving: Study

20 Nov 2017 2:50 PM


Diabetes patients 'often' experience mental health issues, suggests study

The new research shows how isolation can come from managing an invisible condition.

20 Nov 2017 10:59 AM

Here's how you can help prevent dementia

Dementia is one of the most dangerous and distressing conditions anyone can face in their lives.

20 Nov 2017 10:52 AM

Eat more green leafy vegetables, fruits to live longer: Study

According to the study, people who eat more fruits and vegetables are 42 per cent less likely to develop the condition than those who don't.

20 Nov 2017 10:44 AM

Scientist tries to make himself superhuman by editing own DNA

Josiah Zayner becomes first known person to have edited his DNA after removing protein inhibiting muscle growth.

20 Nov 2017 10:14 AM

Breast cancer reccurence risk lasts for years post treatment, says study

According to researchers, extending hormone-based therapy beyond five years continues to suppress and reduce recurrence and mortality.

20 Nov 2017 8:36 AM


Spanking may up risk of behaviour problems in kids, says study

Research shows children who are spanked at age five showed greater increases in behaviour problems by age six and also by age eight.

20 Nov 2017 8:08 AM

Vision for a better tomorrow

Early detection and treatment are the only two sure-shot ways to cure visual impairment and defects in children.

20 Nov 2017 12:11 AM