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Life, Health, 22 Feb 2018

Revelation of glucagon's role in diabetic heart disease

Here is what a new study has found.

22 Feb 2018 8:04 PM

College football players prone to future breathing problems: Study

University of North Carolina researchers conducted the study.

22 Feb 2018 7:55 PM

E-cigarette vapours loaded with toxic metals

Vaping is now popular especially among teens, young adults and former smokers.

22 Feb 2018 7:46 PM

Limbs printed at Jordan lab bring hope for disabled children and people wounded in war

A team of medics and technicians use the technique to help people born with genetic deformations as well as war wounded.

22 Feb 2018 7:30 PM

New tech could provide better care for kidney disease patients

Accumulation in the lungs can lead to complications like heart failure and high blood pressure.

22 Feb 2018 7:29 PM


Watching too much TV ups risk of deadly blood clots: Study

Watching TV itself isn’t likely bad, but we tend to snack and sit still for prolonged periods while watching.

22 Feb 2018 5:55 PM

Chinese toddler ends up with chopstick stuck in his brain while running around with it

Doctors who examined him found that the chopstick had penetrated deep inside the skull and was in his brain.

22 Feb 2018 4:59 PM

Biggest brain tumour which left man blind removed by doctors in Mumbai

Pal required 11 units of blood and had to spend three days on life support after the procedure.

22 Feb 2018 4:41 PM

Here's why washing new clothes before you wear them is crucial

You never know what you could develop.

22 Feb 2018 3:53 PM

Find out how to stop snoring while sleeping

More than 45 per cent of healthy adults snore while sleeping.

22 Feb 2018 3:48 PM


Surgery, anaesthesia may affect memory

According to a new study, patients may score slightly lower on certain memory tests after having surgery and anaesthesia.

22 Feb 2018 3:04 PM

Protein rich diet may reduce Alzheimer's risk: study

We also know that developing cardiovascular disease increases your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

22 Feb 2018 2:29 PM

Wine may be good for oral health: study

Some health benefits of polyphenols have been attributed to the fact that these compounds are antioxidants.

22 Feb 2018 12:14 PM

Vegan who claimed her diet 'cured' her from cancer, dies from disease

Mari Lopez who claimed her plant-based diet 'cured' her cancer and lesbianism has died from the disease.

22 Feb 2018 11:29 AM

After-effects not necessarily reduced with robotic prostate surgery

For many men, especially relatively healthy cancer patients which hasn’t spread beyond the prostate, surgery might not be needed at all.

22 Feb 2018 10:10 AM


TV trauma cases don’t look much like real life

Only 6 percent of TV patients got transferred to a long-term care facility, compared with 22 percent of actual patients.

22 Feb 2018 10:01 AM

Vaccinating pregnant mothers is safe for babies

Infants are much less likely to get influenza or whooping cough when their mothers were vaccinated during pregnancy.

22 Feb 2018 9:50 AM

Study finds drinking coffee is liked to longer life

Those who drink twice or thrice a day may have a lower chance of dying from certain illnesses than those who abstain it.

22 Feb 2018 9:12 AM

Study finds eating carbs not linked to risk of PMS

Only one sugar, maltose, was linked to a 45 per cent increased risk for PMS among women who ate a lot of it.

22 Feb 2018 8:29 AM

Precision cancer therapy works in 75 per cent of patients, says study

Larotrectinib, taken orally once or twice a day, interferes with an on-switch for cancer growth caused by an acquired genetic defect.

22 Feb 2018 8:16 AM