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Study finds night owls to be at high risk of heart disease, diabetes

Researchers have uncovered a growing body of evidence indicating an increased risk of ill health in people with an evening preference.

03 Dec 2018 8:55 AM

Here's why patients lie to their doctors

Study found 60 to 80 pc of people have not been forthcoming with their doctors about information that could be relevant to their health.

03 Dec 2018 8:39 AM

Risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes higher among people who stay up late

An individual's chronotype leads to people having a natural preference towards waking early or going to bed late.

02 Dec 2018 8:13 PM

Around 80 per cent people lie to doctors as they don't want to be lectured or judged

People don’t want to be judged and pigeonholed as someone making bad decisions.

02 Dec 2018 6:38 PM

Fructose link to diabetes may be different for sodas than fruit

Fruit and fruit juices as part of a diet with a healthy amount of calories appeared to have a slightly beneficial effect on blood sugar.

01 Dec 2018 2:15 PM

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Pregnancy losses increase risk of heart disease, says study

Study stated that women who experience pregnancy loss and do not go on to have children are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease.

01 Dec 2018 1:04 PM

Smoking bans tied to lower blood pressure in non-smokers

Results suggest that smoke-free policies help to protect non-smokers from these effects.

01 Dec 2018 12:49 PM

World AIDS Day: Here are a few things you need to know

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus while AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

01 Dec 2018 10:32 AM

Snoring linked to cardiac issues in women, says study

Researchers stated that Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and snoring may lead to earlier impairment of cardiac function in women than in men.

01 Dec 2018 9:05 AM

Here's how parasites cause sleeping sickness in people

Study found parasites release enzymes which break down proteins in blood into smaller molecules, causing sleeping sickness.

01 Dec 2018 8:54 AM

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Brain stimulation may relieve depression symptoms

Researchers found that most stimulation locations produced no effect on volunteers' mood.

01 Dec 2018 8:46 AM

Babies kicking in the womb map their own bodies

The babies' brainwaves were measured using electroencephalography (EEG), and were recorded continuously during sleep.

30 Nov 2018 8:56 PM

Mouth fillers at 'Botox party' cause woman's lips to swell twice their normal size

Three days later her lips were injected with dissolving agent and after three months her mouth is back to the normal size.

30 Nov 2018 5:27 PM

Pregnancy losses increase risk of heart disease, says study

Study stated that women who experience pregnancy loss and do not go on to have children are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease.

30 Nov 2018 2:26 PM

Weight cycling could raise mortality risk

Here is what a new study has found.

30 Nov 2018 1:29 PM

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Here are 5 sexual health tips every woman needs to know

There are many signs and symptoms related to periods, menopause or sex that many women are just not aware of.

30 Nov 2018 10:51 AM

Congo's Ebola outbreak now 2nd largest in history, says WHO

WHO emergencies chief Dr. Peter Salama late Thursday called it 'a sad toll'.

30 Nov 2018 9:01 AM

Link found between stigma, cognitive performance in people with HIV

Researchers found that HIV-related stigma had direct effects on cognitive test performance and anxiety.

30 Nov 2018 8:45 AM

Expressing negative emotions in front of kids may help regulate their emotions

Researchers found out that that emotional suppression made kids more sensitive to their mothers.

30 Nov 2018 8:36 AM

Woman's baby bump turns out to be 25 kg stone cyst

Keely needed a five-hour long operation to remove the growth, and shed a third of her body weight in the process.

29 Nov 2018 8:48 PM

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