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  Life   Health  29 Jan 2018

Life, Health, 29 Jan 2018

Some teens more likely to undergo abortion: study

Research shows there is an association between mothers and daughters in the timing of a first pregnancy ending in a live birth.

29 Jan 2018 6:43 PM

Four natural ways to lower blood pressure

Most people with high blood pressure will not experience any symptoms. It is often known as the "silent killer" for this reason.

29 Jan 2018 4:49 PM

Bowels falling out of body due to botched caesarean leaves woman in agony

While she agrees that scars do open up, she claims that she felt her bowel moving around inside as it pushed its way out of the opening.

29 Jan 2018 4:30 PM

Condition making body to swell double its size causes girl to get both kidneys removed

She has also been put on a dialysis on which she may remain all her life unless a transplant match is found for her.

29 Jan 2018 4:19 PM

Roche wins FDA's breakthrough therapy label for autism drug

Balovaptan may improve social interaction and communication in people with ASD.

29 Jan 2018 4:07 PM


High blood sugar may lead to cognitive decline: study

Cognitive function was assessed at baseline and reassessed every two years.

29 Jan 2018 3:46 PM

How Sanofi's setback could lead to better dengue vaccines

Next-generation vaccines by Japan’s Takeda and the U.S. National Institutes of Health are now in late-stage testing.

29 Jan 2018 3:42 PM

A newbie coffee on the block

Greenlandic Coffee is a mixture of whiskey, Kahlua, and Grand Marnier with a dash of whipped cream.

29 Jan 2018 3:39 PM

Second-hand plastic toys could pose health risks to kids

Scientists from the University of Plymouth in the UK analysed 200 used plastic toys which they found in homes, nurseries and charity shops.

29 Jan 2018 3:26 PM

Heavy smoking tied to higher diabetes risk for black adults

Smoking can also make it hard for people to lose weight or avoid weight gain.

29 Jan 2018 3:03 PM


Frail older adults likely to experience delirium after surgery

This study highlights how common delirium is among older adults.

29 Jan 2018 2:15 PM

Image shows damage caused by sun exposure to truck driver's skin after 28 years

UVA rays are responsible for 95 percent radiation reaching the earth’s surface and it also leads to development of skin cancer.

29 Jan 2018 1:45 PM

Beat heart disease with these foods

Here is what an expert reveals.

29 Jan 2018 1:43 PM

Heavy periods could soon be a thing of the past

The fact that preliminary results suggest no interference with fertility makes it even more promising.

29 Jan 2018 1:38 PM

Find out ways to make yourself smarter

From connecting dots, to evaluating work, ability to learn and retain new things is one of the most important skills person can develop.

29 Jan 2018 10:33 AM


Stroke survivors can eat their way to better memory, says study

Findings are significant because stroke survivors are twice as likely to develop dementia compared to the general population.

29 Jan 2018 9:01 AM

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms worsens in menopausal women, says study

Physical function is an important aspect of study in patients with rheumatoid arthritis as it impacts their quality of life.

29 Jan 2018 8:10 AM

A tricky lung disease

The progression of ILD varies from disease to disease and from person to person

29 Jan 2018 1:21 AM