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  Life   Health  25 Apr 2018

Life, Health, 25 Apr 2018

Youth majorly affected by drug overdose, says study

Factors associated with increased overdose risk were disorders involving the use of alcohol, cocaine or amphetamines.

25 Apr 2018 9:04 PM

Skipping breakfast may cause weight gain, obesity

Infrequent breakfast consumption is associated with indices of central obesity and weight gain.

25 Apr 2018 8:34 PM

Adults not as safe from pneumonia as previously thought

Since pneumonia is a major cause of death for older adults, it is important for healthcare providers to understand the links.

25 Apr 2018 5:19 PM

Here is why healthily obese people would want to slim down

Metabolic syndrome includes those risk factors - high blood pressure, high blood sugar, unhealthy cholesterol levels and abdominal fat.

25 Apr 2018 4:57 PM

A daily dose of baking soda can do wonders!

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.

25 Apr 2018 4:52 PM


Exercise may lower risk of depression: study

The evidence is clear that people that are more active have a lesser risk of developing depression.

25 Apr 2018 4:26 PM

7-year-old becomes youngest in UK to have 5 organ transplants in 10-hour surgery

Jay Crouch received two new kidneys, a liver, a small intestine and a pancreas from a single donor in a mammoth 10-hour operation.

25 Apr 2018 4:11 PM

All you need to know about malaria

Also find out about the symptoms.

25 Apr 2018 3:27 PM

Dark chocolate can boost mood, reduce stress

Here is what a new study has found.

25 Apr 2018 11:50 AM

Moss is the latest health trend

A new complex carbohydrate found in moss could possibly be exploited for health or other uses.

25 Apr 2018 11:30 AM


New potential breast cancer drug identified

The first-in-class molecule shuts down oestrogen-sensitive breast cancer in a new way, researchers said.

25 Apr 2018 11:00 AM

Study finds hearing loss tied to higher risk of accidental injuries

Compared to people who describe hearing as “excellent,” people who report trouble hearing are 60 pc more likely to have accidental injury.

25 Apr 2018 7:47 AM