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  Life   Health  22 Dec 2016

Life, Health, 22 Dec 2016

Social inferiority causes craving for fatty foods

Often feelings of inferiority that cause economically challenged people to eat unhealthy foods.

22 Dec 2016 7:39 PM

Historic surgery attaches hand from donor to patient

It is the first graft in the world of an upper limb onto an adult with this congenital defect.

22 Dec 2016 7:19 PM

Straining eyes while studying may result in poor eyesight

Straining the eyes while looking at the book causes a headache

22 Dec 2016 4:44 PM

Masturbation may ease depression on Christmas

Self-pleasure releases endorphins which help boost the immune system

22 Dec 2016 4:21 PM

Puberty lessons, free sanitary pads aid girls' education

Many girls don't know about periods before they encounter their first one. They are totally unprepared because they receive no information.

22 Dec 2016 2:47 PM


Three genes tell how people are obese yet healthy

Higher levels of fat in the blood supply increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes and can lead to fatty deposits around the heart and liver.

22 Dec 2016 2:34 PM

41-day-old UK baby becomes youngest lung donor

Theo Ormondi's parents donated his lungs to two other patients in need

22 Dec 2016 1:32 PM

Young children can choke to death on whole grapes

Grapes are larger than an infant's airway and hence can cause a lot of problems

22 Dec 2016 10:50 AM

Sunlight can boost your immune system

Sunlight makes hydrogen peroxide in T cells, which makes the cells move and build a better immunity system

22 Dec 2016 10:27 AM

Running on hard surfaces likely to cause injuries

Running on concrete surfaces is a repetitive strain on the body, starting from the feet all the way to your lower back

22 Dec 2016 9:35 AM


How to stick to fitness resolutions in the new year

Those who want to lead a healthier life in 2017 must start preparing now.

22 Dec 2016 12:14 AM

Healthy start

Drinking water from a copper vessel is recommended as it helps your body maintain its temperature according to outside weather.

22 Dec 2016 12:12 AM