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  Life   Health  23 Nov 2017

Life, Health, 23 Nov 2017

Hand, wrist injuries in high school sports often severe

Here is what a new study has found.

23 Nov 2017 7:48 PM

Doctors save man with burns on 95 percent of his body with skin transplant from twin

Receiving a transplant from an identical twin eliminates risk of the recipient's body rejecting "foreign" material from an unrelated donor.

23 Nov 2017 7:29 PM

Study reveals how connections in brain are linked to intelligence

It also identified brain regions that are more strongly de-coupled from the rest of the network in more intelligent people.

23 Nov 2017 7:16 PM

Exercising for 20 minutes everyday can boost memory

At the other end of our lifespan, as we reach our senior years, we might expect to see even greater benefits in individuals.

23 Nov 2017 6:22 PM


Woman moved to hospital after pain caused by 3-cm-long fish bone piercing her throat

Doctors had to perform an exploratory surgery to remove the bone following which the symptoms went away.

23 Nov 2017 4:31 PM

Here's why you need to protect your ears when using public transport

Canadian researchers explain the surprising impact it has on our health

23 Nov 2017 3:38 PM

Mouthwash use may raise diabetes risk: study

Helpful bacteria in the mouth can protect against diabetes and obesity.

23 Nov 2017 3:36 PM

CDC discovers new meningitis vaccine manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline could prevent 91% of strains

This life-threatening illness can infect the bloodstream and the lining that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.

23 Nov 2017 3:31 PM


Smart person's secret? A well-connected brain

Are smart people's brains wired differently to those of less intelligent persons?

23 Nov 2017 1:04 PM

Find out how different alcoholic drinks affect your mood

Study finds that wine makes us feel more relaxed and amorous while vodka boosts energy.

23 Nov 2017 10:36 AM

Three coffees a day linked to more health than harm: study

There is more benefit to drinking coffee than harm.

23 Nov 2017 10:12 AM

Opening the door to a good night's sleep

Just opening windows and doors before hitting the sack can help you get a good night's sleep, according to a recent study.

23 Nov 2017 9:57 AM

You can actually sweat your way to a better memory

Turns out, working up a sweat isn't just good for making you happier and calmer; it's also the secret to a better memory.

23 Nov 2017 9:52 AM


Shocking: Man goes blind in one eye after vigorous sex

Experts say man came to eye clinic reporting an obstruction in vision of left eye, which he noticed that particular morning.

23 Nov 2017 9:51 AM

Human form of 'mad cow' disease detectable in skin: study

The World Health Organization says that there have been 224 cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease from October 1996 to March 2011.

23 Nov 2017 9:37 AM

Find out why you should lose extra kilos before conceiving

According to a recent study, going into your pregnancy overweight means you could be putting your baby's health at risk.

23 Nov 2017 8:26 AM

Autistics children may benefit in posture from video games

Balance challenges are more common among people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared to the broader population.

23 Nov 2017 8:09 AM

Cigars as harmful as cigarettes

Researchers find that the level of nicotine found in small cigar smoke is similar to or greater than cigarette smoke.

23 Nov 2017 7:58 AM