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  Life   Health  26 Jul 2018

Life, Health, 26 Jul 2018

UK doctors get green light to prescribe cannabis

Home Secretary Sajid Javid decided to relax rules about circumstances in which medicinal cannabis can be given to patients.

26 Jul 2018 8:38 PM

Lowering blood pressure cut risk of memory decline: Study

It found that people whose blood pressure was lowered to below 120 had a 19 percent lower rate of new cases of mild cognitive impairment.

26 Jul 2018 7:17 PM

Mediterranean diet might help ease psoriasis

The study found no association between diet and the onset of psoriasis.

26 Jul 2018 7:06 PM

Opioids tied to bad sex life and lack of desire

When people do take opioids, they should work with their doctor to make the medication dose as low as possible to reduce pain sensations.

26 Jul 2018 6:26 PM

Long work week may up diabetes risk for women

Exercise breaks, or getting lots of activity outside work, or other lifestyle decisions might potentially help.

26 Jul 2018 6:20 PM


Childhood abuse linked to endometriosis risk

“It may be a stress response to the trauma that activates these systems and causes a woman to be more sensitive to pain.

26 Jul 2018 6:12 PM

Tickborne diseases likely to increase: Study

The full findings are present in the journal- New England Journal of Medicine.

26 Jul 2018 6:06 PM

Hormone that prevents chemotherapy side-effects identified

Because follistatin is a hormone already found in the human body, there is much less potential for toxicity.

26 Jul 2018 5:35 PM

Narcolepsy makes man spend thousands on toiletries without even being aware of it

Although Mark is worried about it since he doesn’t have any money to spend like that, the society’s apathy doesn’t help.

26 Jul 2018 4:28 PM

Multiple pregnancies make women's cells age faster

Cellular ageing was accelerated by between 0.5 and 2 years for each additional pregnancy.

26 Jul 2018 2:38 PM


Boys have more tightly knit band of friends than girls: Study

Males tended to cluster together more in each mixed-sex school in the survey.

26 Jul 2018 12:57 PM

Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer's disease

Study participants were given one of five doses of BAN2401.

26 Jul 2018 12:37 PM

Biomarkers to prevent stillbirth detected

Focusing on chemicals within the body gives scientists a clearer view of the potential causes and reasons.

26 Jul 2018 12:10 PM

'Traffic jams' can occur in your brain

A new study discovers it can be damaging.

26 Jul 2018 12:03 PM

Multiple pregnancies might make women's cells age faster

A new study's findings were reached by looking at two separate markers of cellular aging telomere length and epigenetic age in young women.

26 Jul 2018 11:58 AM