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  Life   Health  23 Sep 2017

Life, Health, 23 Sep 2017

Weight-loss surgery doubles risk of iron deficiency

The procedure involves stapling off the upper portion of the stomach thus restricting the amount of food a person can eat at one time.

23 Sep 2017 7:03 PM

New fingerprint test to detect cocaine use within seconds

The traces can still be detected even after hand washing.

23 Sep 2017 1:40 PM

Calm people sleep better than those who go to bed angry

Angry people are believed to keep themselves awake by dwelling on their frustrations.

23 Sep 2017 1:27 PM

Eating purple potatoes slashes risk of colon cancer

According to studies, other colourful fruits and vegetables, such as broccoli and red grapes, could bring the same beneficial effects.

23 Sep 2017 11:28 AM

Epilepsy drugs may damage children’s bones

Research also finds anti-epileptic drugs may cause reductions in bone mineral density and lower limb muscle force.

23 Sep 2017 8:42 AM

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Depressed? Smartphone apps may help

According to research, smartphone apps significantly reduce people's depressive symptoms, can be useful for managing condition.

23 Sep 2017 8:24 AM

Body weight determines how we assess food, says study

Research also highlights ways in which underweight people pay greater attention to natural food and overweight people to processed food.

23 Sep 2017 8:03 AM

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