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  Life   Health  21 Jul 2018

Life, Health, 21 Jul 2018

Can video games help obese children lose weight?

When you don't intervene with kids who are overweight, often their health risk factors and health behaviors worsen over time.

21 Jul 2018 7:14 PM

Daily exercise may cut heart attack risk even in polluted areas: Study

Moderate cycling for four or more hours per week cut risk for recurrent heart attack by 31 per cent.

21 Jul 2018 6:30 PM

'Invisible' stool blood tied to increased risk of premature death'

Having blood in stool may be an early warning for a number of diseases, and could indicate the need for lifestyle change.

21 Jul 2018 3:15 PM

Mixing alcohol and drugs poses bigger unsafe sex risk for women

Men and women reported similar rates of unprotected sex, but men drank and used marijuana more often alone and in combination.

21 Jul 2018 3:08 PM

Study finds smartphone radiation may adversely affect memory in adolescents

A unique feature of this study is the use of objectively collected mobile phone user data from mobile phone operators.

21 Jul 2018 2:39 PM


Diet soda may keep colon cancer from recurring: Study

Artificially sweetened drinks have a checkered reputation in the public because of health risks that have never really been documented.

21 Jul 2018 2:34 PM

Dehydration can lower cognitive abilities: Study

Older people can dry out more easily because they often lose their sensation of thirst and their kidneys are less able to concentrate urine.

21 Jul 2018 2:29 PM

Mum's USD 19K nose job left her with discoloured 'beak', she used leeches to cure it

Shari Manchon noticed the tip of her nose felt 'frozen', and had turned a deep shade of purple-black within few days of getting nose job.

21 Jul 2018 12:52 PM

Being in a bad mood could make you more productive

Researchers found being in a good mood may hamper time-keeping and organisational skills.

21 Jul 2018 10:43 AM