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  Life   Health  31 Oct 2017

Life, Health, 31 Oct 2017

Cash incentives help smokers quit, study finds

Those who had not quit by six months were given a chance to keep trying in exchange for a payment.

31 Oct 2017 3:46 PM

Nutrients to burn fat and build muscles

Lose weight the right way.

31 Oct 2017 3:37 PM

Pesticide exposure could be linked to infertility: Study

Here's what researchers discovered.

31 Oct 2017 3:19 PM

Ageing is mathematically impossible to beat

One way to do that might be to use competition between cells to eliminate poorly functioning “sluggish” cells linked to ageing.

31 Oct 2017 2:47 PM

639 nails recovered from man's stomach

The man had swallowed the nails over a period of time.

31 Oct 2017 2:42 PM


Facts about how breast cancer develops

Here are some of the myths about the deadly disease.

31 Oct 2017 1:47 PM

Find out how a good night's sleep might help you get pregnant

According to a new study, women who have severe difficulties resting had only a 48% chance of conceiving.

31 Oct 2017 1:38 PM

Fitness classes are better than solo workouts, says study

According to experts, exercising with friends lowers stress and improves quality of life significantly more than working out alone.

31 Oct 2017 1:05 PM

Paracetamol in pregnancy ups child's risk of ADHD

Children exposed to long-term use of acetaminophen use during pregnancy were more than two times more likely to have ADHD.

31 Oct 2017 12:47 PM


Cancer risk slashed by use of aspirin, says study

According to researchers, aspirin, which protects against heart attacks, strokes is though to block enzymes which help cancer tumours grow.

31 Oct 2017 12:08 PM

India tops list of new TB cases in 2016: WHO

India was followed by Indonesia, China, Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria and South Africa.

31 Oct 2017 10:08 AM

A non-invasive option for Parkinson's tremor cure

Further research is needed to better define the potential role of focused ultrasound in managing Parkinson's disease.

31 Oct 2017 9:39 AM

High injury risks among competitive divers

The emphasis on body type for better performance and optimal appearance also puts divers at higher risk for eating disorders.

31 Oct 2017 9:26 AM

Soy may be new weapon against breast cancer

Here is what researchers found.

31 Oct 2017 9:19 AM