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  Life   Health  21 Mar 2018

Life, Health, 21 Mar 2018

Study of gut microbes can be aided by new technology

Artificial intelligence algorithms have the potential to change the everyday medical practices.

21 Mar 2018 8:08 PM

Research links happiness to specific areas in the brain

They found that those who scored highly on the scale typically also benefited from this unique neurological structuring.

21 Mar 2018 8:02 PM

Sedentary lifestyle can increase risk of urinary tract symptoms

The results support the importance of both reducing sitting time and promoting physical activity for preventing LUTS.

21 Mar 2018 8:02 PM

Extra limb of baby boy born with three legs removed after surgery that lasted 10 hours

The amputation was delayed since the boy’s family wasn’t in a good financial condition.

21 Mar 2018 7:20 PM

Here's the real reason why a baby moves frequently inside the womb

It was also found that not enough movement in the womb may leave a child with brittle bones and abnormal joints.

21 Mar 2018 6:14 PM


Freezing this nerve can kindle weight loss

This nerve, located at the base of the esophagus, is one of several mechanisms that tell the brain that the stomach is empty.

21 Mar 2018 4:24 PM

High meat intake may up liver disease risk: study

Low carb diets can be very rich in animal protein, especially meat.

21 Mar 2018 4:17 PM

14 simple ways to increase happiness, according to science

From de-cluttering the desk to getting lots of sleep, science reveals 14 simple ways people can feel more content.

21 Mar 2018 3:59 PM

How praise can motivate autistic adults to exercise more

Relying on technology to deliver praise statements or provide other support also saves time.

21 Mar 2018 1:40 PM

Acupuncture can help relieve menopausal symptoms

The findings have been published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.

21 Mar 2018 1:36 PM


Study finds obesity robs the tongue of taste buds in mice

Scientists say if the findings pan out, they could lead to new ways to treat obesity.

21 Mar 2018 1:30 PM

Fall injuries in very elderly rising, outcomes may be slightly better

This will become an increasingly important medical problem during the next 20 to 30 years.

21 Mar 2018 1:21 PM

Doctors endorse counseling of some kids, young adults to prevent skin cancer

Counseling should include advice on sunscreen use, protective clothing, hats and sunglasses to protect against harmful UV rays.

21 Mar 2018 12:32 PM

Guns tied to high suicide risk for teens with self-harm history

When youth did use guns to harm themselves, however, they were more than 35 times more likely to kill themselves .

21 Mar 2018 11:48 AM

Children risk serious injuries on golf carts

About half the injuries were severe or moderate.

21 Mar 2018 11:16 AM


Parenting strategies to reduce disruptive behaviour in children

Severely disruptive behaviour was defined as openly uncooperative and hostile behaviour.

21 Mar 2018 10:27 AM

For every lakh kids in Delhi, 32 affected by type 1 diabetes

Doctors are keen on busting the common myths on Type 1 diabetes

21 Mar 2018 9:34 AM

Hidden calories can sabotage your diet

Even a salad can go from a diet meal to a full-blown diet disaster.

21 Mar 2018 9:18 AM

Here’s how music can help heal military personnel

Researchers believe it's important for music therapists and treatment centers to share program evaluations and successes.

21 Mar 2018 8:28 AM