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  Life   Health  24 Aug 2017

Life, Health, 24 Aug 2017

Addiction can be brought down by cutting nicotine content in cigarettes

Evidence in relatively healthy and socially stable smokers indicates that reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes reduces addictiveness.

24 Aug 2017 2:29 PM

Firefighter's mangled hand heals after it was sewed into his stomach

The man's hand was left crushed by a roller after which doctors opted for the Pedicled Abdominal Flap procedure.

24 Aug 2017 12:21 PM

HIV/AIDS no longer the leading cause of death in Africa

Data released by WHO says HIV deaths decreased, while there is increase in deaths of patients with lower respiratory tract infections.

24 Aug 2017 11:10 AM

Now, a faster and more accurate test for liver cancer

Researchers develop rapid portable screening test for liver cancer that cuts wait time for results to two minutes.

24 Aug 2017 9:43 AM


Brain activity tied to blood pressure during stress, says study

Researchers find particular pattern of brain activity during stressful situations tied to larger-than-expected increase in blood pressure.

24 Aug 2017 8:15 AM

Steroids ineffective for chest pains in non-asthmatic patients, says new study

Researchers find no reduction in duration of cough, the main symptom of chest infections between two and four days after treatment.

24 Aug 2017 7:58 AM

Genetic testing can foretell cardiovascular diseases

According to researchers, genomic sequencing solves the dual purpose of confirming diagnosis and expanding treatment options in patients.

24 Aug 2017 7:49 AM