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Life, Health, 27 Sep 2018

Doctors warn against trend of using turpentine as a 'cure-all' which can kill people

Apart from causing people to aspirate, drinking a tablespoon of turpentine can even kill people.

27 Sep 2018 8:32 PM

An aspirin daily makes cancer patients 25 per cent more likely to survive disease

Scientists found cancer patients already taking low dose of aspirin were up to 25 pc more likely to be alive at any time after diagnosis.

27 Sep 2018 3:55 PM

HIV trials show new treatment could suppress virus for six months

The infusion offers hope of an alternative to the daily regimen of drugs that people living with HIV have to take to stay alive.

27 Sep 2018 2:23 PM

Increased BMI maybe harmful for mental health

New study explored the impact of physical health, such as body weight, heart health and blood pressure.

27 Sep 2018 1:03 PM

New drug may help treat Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease is a complex neurodegenerative disorder.

27 Sep 2018 12:20 PM


Healthy lifestyle in childhood ensures balance of gut bacteria

Diet has been shown to influence gut microbiota diversity in adults but little is known about the impact of other lifestyle factors.

27 Sep 2018 11:40 AM

Using hormonal contraceptives could reduce ovarian cancer risk

Here is what a new study has found.

27 Sep 2018 11:17 AM

What causes traveller’s diarrhoea

A major cause of this is a bacteria called Enterotoxigenic E. coli, or ETEC.

27 Sep 2018 10:49 AM

8 everyday habits affecting eye health

Researchers warned there had been a threefold increase in the number of cases of a rare eye infection that can cause blindness since 2011.

27 Sep 2018 10:15 AM