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  Life   Health  25 Oct 2017

Life, Health, 25 Oct 2017

Researchers say proton therapy can help treat elderly cancer patients

Standard X-ray radiation therapy techniques include 3-D conformal radiation and intensity-modulated radiation therapy.

25 Oct 2017 8:31 PM

Babies at higher risk of anxiety due to mothers drinking during pregnancy

After entering adulthood, the effects were opposite, with ethanol-exposed male rats showing reduced anxiety.

25 Oct 2017 8:24 PM

Dentist comes face to face with maggots between patient's teeth in disturbing footage

The unnamed patient is thought to be suffering from oral myiasis where parasites invade a cavity.

25 Oct 2017 7:19 PM

Poor sleep may lead to weight gain: study

Researchers from University of Leeds in the UK studied 1,615 adults who reported how long they slept and kept records of food intake.

25 Oct 2017 6:23 PM

Doctors in Delhi perform rare toe-to-hand transfer surgery on boy who lost both his hands

The 10-year-old lost both his arms after they were amputated following an accident while he was taking a bath.

25 Oct 2017 6:14 PM


Ground-breaking discovery shows Alzheimer's in dolphins

The study was headed by Professor Simon Lovestone from the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

25 Oct 2017 5:51 PM

Anti-stroke drugs also protect against dementia: study

The strong link with dementia suggests blood thinners are responsible for lowering risk, but clinical trials would be needed.

25 Oct 2017 2:16 PM

Proper food choices near schools are important for health of teeth

Study concludes school food environments play a leading role in the appearance of cavities in kids aged eight to 10.

25 Oct 2017 8:47 AM

Scientists discover five new malaria vaccine targets

Finding shows that future malaria vaccines may be most effective if they target multiple parasite factors.

25 Oct 2017 8:39 AM