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  Life   Health  22 Mar 2018

Life, Health, 22 Mar 2018

Opioids no better than NSAIDs for chronic back or arthritis pain

This study shows that extra risk doesn’t come with any extra benefit.

22 Mar 2018 8:10 PM

Anxiety may trigger smartphone addiction: study

The study also found that people who are closed off or less open with their emotions are more likely to have problems with smartphone use.

22 Mar 2018 7:35 PM

Grilled, roasted meat may up high BP risk: study

The disease underlies heart disease and causes the arteries to become narrowed.

22 Mar 2018 6:12 PM

Childhood `toxic stress’ leads to parenting challenges later on

One reason may be that mothers who experience more adversity in childhood have more health risks during pregnancy.

22 Mar 2018 3:04 PM

Drugs prescribed to kids are often inappropriate

A large proportion of these preventive, or prophylactic prescriptions also were for broad-spectrum antibiotics.

22 Mar 2018 2:21 PM


Tai chi beneficial for managing chronic pain

Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that causes widespread body pain.

22 Mar 2018 2:15 PM

A new ray of hope for breast cancer patients!

The findings from this study are published in the publication Molecular Therapy: Nucleic Acids. 

22 Mar 2018 2:09 PM

Shoe inserts may not help plantar heel pain

If they choose orthotics, patients should look for the cheapest option.

22 Mar 2018 1:42 PM

New anti-cancer protein discovered

The incidence of liver cancer, also known as hepatocellular carcinoma, is steadily increasing, researchers said.

22 Mar 2018 1:16 PM

'This wearable brain scanner allows patients to move freely'

Not only can this new, light-weight, magnetoencephalography (MEG) system be worn, but it is also more sensitive.

22 Mar 2018 1:08 PM


Here's the kind of personality which may make a person fat

New research shows impulsive personality increases BMI and here are ways to change that.

22 Mar 2018 10:57 AM

US infant mortality high even for full-term babies

Previous research has found babies more likely to die in the U.S. than in other developed nations.

22 Mar 2018 9:30 AM

New tech helps studying gut microbes in patients

Here is what a new study has found.

22 Mar 2018 8:57 AM

Study finds freezing this nerve can help in 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.

22 Mar 2018 8:21 AM

Study finds gluten-free diet may still allow harmful levels of exposure

In people with celiac disease, having even microscopic amounts of gluten triggers autoimmune response that harms lining of small intestine.

22 Mar 2018 8:15 AM


Scientists develop brain scanner in a helmet

Results from tests of scanner showed patients were able to stretch, nod, drink, play table tennis while brain activity was being recorded.

22 Mar 2018 8:07 AM