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  Life   05 Jun 2018

Life, 05 Jun 2018

Man tries to cure constipation by pushing eggplant in his butt, ends up at hospital

He finally decided to seek medical assistance two days after the incident and visited the hospital.

05 Jun 2018 8:06 PM

Attention! Your screen time is affecting your health

Surveys included sleep characteristics: two insomnia symptoms, habitual weeknight sleep duration; and depressive symptoms.

05 Jun 2018 6:55 PM

Reason behind erratic behaviour of bosses

There's also good news.

05 Jun 2018 6:37 PM

Six common types of disgust that protect us from disease revealed for the first time

Our long coevolution with disease has “wired in” this intuitive sense of what can cause infection.

05 Jun 2018 6:35 PM

Water allergy caused by childbirth leaves woman with rashes when she showers

Doctors suspect that being diagnosed with post-partum depression and the pregnancy affected Cherelle’s hormones causing the condition.

05 Jun 2018 6:31 PM


Meghan Markle will accompany Queen in her first solo royal outing

Duchess of Sussex will be joining 92-year-old monarch to open Storyhouse Theatre and attend a lunch in city next Thursday.

05 Jun 2018 4:56 PM

Teen with cerebral palsy stuns mom by walking at graduation

The teen says she simply wanted to surprise her family and was stunned by the crowd's reaction.

05 Jun 2018 4:32 PM

Maharashtra cop undergoing sex change operation to be treated as male constable

Salve received a letter from the state Home department last month allowing her to go on leave to undergo the surgery.

05 Jun 2018 4:23 PM

Eating junk food in night leads to poor sleep

Sleep deprivation can lead to junk food cravings at night

05 Jun 2018 4:18 PM

Many people with mild brain injuries don't get follow-up care

We now know that resting too much after a mild TBI or being too active right after the injury can make symptoms worse.

05 Jun 2018 4:15 PM


Automatic texting helps ease stress of chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

Texting also played a role in helping patients feel like they were in control of their treatment.

05 Jun 2018 4:10 PM

Mysterious dinosaur skeleton sells for more than Rs 13 cr at auction in Paris

Some of the proceeds from the auction will go to two charities working with endangered species, including cheetahs and ocean wildlife.

05 Jun 2018 3:49 PM

Climate change may be responsible for lightning-ignited fires

Climate change is amplifying climate-fire teleconnections.

05 Jun 2018 3:47 PM

Decreased output at work? Poor sleep is to be blamed

This is further evidence that sleep is not wasted time -- it's wisely invested time!

05 Jun 2018 3:32 PM

'Human blood cells converted into functional neurons'

Generating induced pluripotent stem cells from large numbers of patients is expensive and laborious. 

05 Jun 2018 3:27 PM


In war-torn Syria, 'cat man' starts rare animal clinic

Some stay under observation at his clinic for weeks, but not all get the treatment they need.

05 Jun 2018 3:13 PM

Bluebird myeloma treatment delays cancer progression: Trial

Two CAR-T therapies were the first to be approved for other blood cancers.

05 Jun 2018 2:56 PM

Boulder-size asteroid disintegrated harmlessly over Africa

All three asteroids were discovered through the Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Arizona.

05 Jun 2018 2:45 PM

Exercise can reduce genetic effects of obesity in older women

Researchers say exercise can mitigate the genetic effects of obesity.

05 Jun 2018 2:43 PM

Study finds rare advance for tough-to-beat pancreatic cancer

Experts say it could be practice-changing for a small group of patients whose pancreatic cancer is diagnosed early.

05 Jun 2018 2:38 PM