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  Life   Health  21 Feb 2018

Life, Health, 21 Feb 2018

Serious knee injuries increasing in kids and teens

Here is what a new study found.

21 Feb 2018 8:39 PM

Stigma can cause depression in multiple sclerosis patients

People living with MS who reported higher levels of stigma.

21 Feb 2018 7:28 PM

Risk of dementia higher in people with congenital heart disease

CHD is a lifelong condition.

21 Feb 2018 6:58 PM

New trick to reduce hospital readmission rates

Here is what a new study has found.

21 Feb 2018 6:46 PM

Hormone therapy may reduce stooped posture for women

Beyond its adverse aesthetic effects, hyperkyphosis is associated with the poor physical function.

21 Feb 2018 6:34 PM


How humans got bigger brains decoded

The conventional wisdom was that our large brains had evolved because of a series of step-like increases.

21 Feb 2018 5:29 PM

Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

Gene analyses identified variations linked with how the body processes fats or carbohydrates.

21 Feb 2018 4:59 PM

How pigeons can help fight human diseases

Here is what researchers suggest.

21 Feb 2018 4:49 PM

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The study involved nearly 500 kids ages 4 to 17 with allergies so severe that they had reactions to as little as a tenth of a peanut.

21 Feb 2018 3:52 PM

Dementia clearly linked to chronic boozing: study

Heavy drinking should be recognised as a major risk factor for all types of dementia.

21 Feb 2018 3:21 PM


Excess calcium in human brain ups risk of Parkinson's, says study

Study finds calcium can mediate the interaction between small membranous structures inside nerve endings important for neuronal signalling.

21 Feb 2018 10:15 AM

Here’s a protein that helps in cancer growth

Researchers at the University of Illinois have been able to study precisely how Ras proteins interact with cell membrane surfaces.

21 Feb 2018 10:04 AM

Self-esteem important in treating mental health, says study

Youth with psychiatric disorders receiving inpatient services report lower self-concept compared to those receiving outpatient services.

21 Feb 2018 9:58 AM