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Health and Wellbeing

Sex addiction is classified as mental illness for first time

Compulsive sexual behaviour disorder is persistent pattern of failure to control intense, repetitive sexual impulses.

07 Jul 2018 8:42 AM

Game-changer brain ‘pacemaker’ reduces seizures

A device the size of a £2 coin has now been used to interrupt the fits reducing seizures.

18 Jun 2018 3:28 PM

Here’s what your toes say about your personality

Foot readers claim that they’re able to get a glimpse of a person’s character simply by taking a look at their foot.

14 Jun 2018 3:09 PM

Less than 6 or more than 10 hours of sleep raises the risk of health problems

Too much or too little sleep raises people’s risk of high blood pressure and inflammation.

13 Jun 2018 2:54 PM

Good news for germaphobes! Airplane germs are ‘no worse’ than those at home

The community of bacteria in an aircraft at 30,000 feet has much in common with homes and offices.

13 Jun 2018 1:17 PM


Now millions of heart failure patients can be saved with breakthrough therapy

Majority of this stem-cell therapy takes place at home replacing other costly treatments like open heart surgery.

12 Jun 2018 1:30 PM

World TB Day - Effects on adults and children

TB in children is a critical issue and it continues to be neglected.

24 Mar 2018 3:46 PM

World Tuberculosis Day: One in 10 Indian women affected by TB

Usually the TB bacteria affects the lungs, and if left unnoticed, it can also spread throughout the body and cause secondary infections.

24 Mar 2018 8:52 AM

Colouring books may help reduce stress: study

Here is what a new study has found.

15 Dec 2017 7:14 PM

Fitness guru reveals the 1 workout to do when you don’t feel like it

You don't even have to leave your home to get it done.

14 Nov 2017 2:41 PM


Brisk walking associated with 60-70% lower risk of death in women: Study

This study supports current guidelines for physical activity.

07 Nov 2017 11:49 AM

Snack or meal: Feeling full depends on how you look at food, study finds

Marketing food as ‘snacks', is fuelling the obesity crisis.

30 Oct 2017 12:33 PM

Self-harm higher in teenage girls than boys

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20 Oct 2017 9:56 AM

Experts urge parents not to drink alcohol in front of their parents

Here what a new research has found.

19 Oct 2017 5:43 PM


Here's how sleep is linked to integrity of sperm DNA

The results showed volunteers with more than nine hours of sleep per day had 41 percent lower High DNA Stainability.

17 Oct 2017 9:40 AM

Expert reveals best exercises for your body

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16 Oct 2017 8:06 PM

After medical errors, patients want doctors to hear them out

Patients and families had some surprising advice for doctors and hospitals.

16 Oct 2017 3:18 PM

Expert reveals how the right food can change your mood

Find out what they are.

15 Oct 2017 6:39 PM

Adequate calcium cuts risk of osteoporosis after menopause

It is uncertain whether excessive intake can cause harm.

13 Oct 2017 1:58 PM