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  Life   Health  23 Dec 2016

Life, Health, 23 Dec 2016

Scuba diving may damage your teeth

The frequency is higher when more time spent at shallower depths where the pressure fluctuations are the greatest

23 Dec 2016 8:54 PM

Smoking while pregnant may harm child's kidney

children whose mothers smoked while pregnant were more likely to show signs of kidney damage

23 Dec 2016 8:24 PM

Heart-related deaths spike around Christmas

Many patients hold back in seeking medical care because it is the holiday season

23 Dec 2016 7:35 PM

Tumor removed from woman's head in Bengaluru

The Iraqi woman came to Indian after her doctors said that the chances of her surviving the operation were very low

23 Dec 2016 6:14 PM

Women can orgasm more with social control

The difficulty in achieving an orgasm can be done by finding the right partner

23 Dec 2016 6:13 PM


Being overweight may cause changes to DNA

The scientists examined the blood samples of over 10,000 women and men from Europe.

23 Dec 2016 4:59 PM

New tattoo ink may improve skin cancer treatment

The tattoo ink helps make the marks disappear after the treatment

23 Dec 2016 4:13 PM

Doctors help man beat universally lethal disease

The disease is known to kill unless treated and kills quickly, hence Burger and the medical team were racing against time.

23 Dec 2016 2:51 PM

People who care for others may live longer: study

Childless older adults who provided others with emotional support lived longer than most other people

23 Dec 2016 2:15 PM

Good bacteria in gut restored by extra vitamin D

The main cause of metabolic syndrome appears to be a diet high in fat or carbohydrate.

23 Dec 2016 9:05 AM


WHO says new Ebola vaccine may be 100% effective

First identified in 1976 in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Ebola virus erupted periodically in outbreaks.

23 Dec 2016 8:46 AM

Ebola vaccine coming soon?

The vaccine, called rVSV-ZEBOV, was studied in a trial involving 11,841 people in Guinea during 2015.

23 Dec 2016 3:53 AM