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  Life   Health  31 Aug 2018

Life, Health, 31 Aug 2018

Research shows cuddles can really help pain of needles for babies

The reason why a combination of methods works better is likely due to the fact that they have different mechanism of action.

31 Aug 2018 7:01 PM

Obesity can be prevented with help from Amazonian fruit

The researchers believe the anti-obesity effect of camu camu could be explained by an increase in resting metabolism.

31 Aug 2018 6:42 PM

Sushi eater has to get his hand amputated after catching bacterial infection by eating raw fish

The man, from South Korea, had huge blisters and bruises on his hand as a result of bacterial infection caught from eating raw seafood.

31 Aug 2018 5:16 PM

Cancer survivor gives birth after rare surgery to stitch cervix back together

The surgery took away so much of her cervix that it was impossible for her to become pregnant.

31 Aug 2018 4:33 PM

Here's how six cups of coffee a day can help you to live longer

One cup a day reduced risk of dying early by 8 per cent, while 2 to 5 cups reduced risk by 12 per cent, while 6cups reduced risk by 16 pc.

31 Aug 2018 3:00 PM


Boys born with undescended testicles are more likely to develop cancer as adults

Boys born with testicles in abdomens rather than scrotums are 2.4 times more like to suffer from testicular cancer as adults.

31 Aug 2018 1:59 PM

Depressed children likely to have skill deficits

Mental health professionals need to work with teachers and parents to identify depressive symptoms early.

31 Aug 2018 1:33 PM

Say no to negative energy with these spiritual plants

So, say goodbye to negativity and embrace the positive life!

31 Aug 2018 12:55 PM

Infection that killed 1 and left 11 with mutilated genitals linked to diabetes drug

The infection occurs when body tissue is dead or dying as the bacteria enters through a cut and infects the scrotum or the penis.

31 Aug 2018 12:44 PM

Boys report more violence in teen dating

More research is needed to understand why boys are reporting more dating violence.

31 Aug 2018 12:08 PM


Home monitoring of BP helps treating hypertension faster

Home BP monitoring is associated with significant reductions in systolic and diastolic BP.

31 Aug 2018 10:15 AM

Scientists discover non-addictive painkiller

New chemical compound is found to be safe and non-addictive.

31 Aug 2018 9:41 AM

Here's why Mediterranean diet is good for older people

Results clearly indicate that the Mediterranean diet is an authentic life-saving shield.

31 Aug 2018 9:28 AM

How insulin boosts immune system

Here is what a new study has found.

31 Aug 2018 9:09 AM