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  Life   Health  23 Jul 2018

Life, Health, 23 Jul 2018

Drug-filled nano-submarines may help attack tumours more effectively

These nanocarriers are loaded with a pharmacologically-active agent, allowing them to function as transport containers.

23 Jul 2018 4:37 PM

Perfectionism at a young age may be sign of OCD in children

OCD is a chronic mental health disorder that often involves uncontrollable, recurring thoughts, or obsessions.

23 Jul 2018 4:26 PM

'New health calculator can help predict heart disease risk'

A lot of people are interested in healthy living, but often we don't have that discussion in the doctor's office.

23 Jul 2018 1:54 PM

New algorithm determines ideal caffeine dosage and timing for alertness

According to a recent study, a newly developed algorithm may be the key to optimizing alertness with caffeine.

23 Jul 2018 1:31 PM

Efforts needed to address 'financial toxicity' of cancer treatment

Many patients face financial devastation particularly as they progress into survivorship.

23 Jul 2018 12:55 PM


Cause of prostate cancer progression uncovered

More than 1.1 million new cases diagnosed and 300,000 deaths annually worldwide.

23 Jul 2018 12:40 PM

Using medicine derived from cannabis for a long time can impair memory

While the benefits of cannabis have been identified, doctors have warned for years that it can cause mental health issues.

23 Jul 2018 12:31 PM

Supplemental oxygen eliminates rise in morning blood pressure

Supplemental oxygen prevented the rise in systolic and diastolic blood pressure, and the increase in oxygen desaturations.

23 Jul 2018 12:23 PM

Indoor plants can be engineered to monitor home health

They can do a lot more than just sit there and look pretty. They could alert us to the presence of hazards in our environment.

23 Jul 2018 10:04 AM

Ultrasound applied to brain may help patients with dementia

Ultrasound waves, applied to the whole brain, improve cognitive dysfunction in mice with conditions simulating vascular dementia.

23 Jul 2018 9:43 AM


The declining health of an ageing brain

Mental health issues among the elderly are largely written off as signs of old age.

23 Jul 2018 12:16 AM