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Life, Health, 01 Nov 2017

Prolonged antacid use may double stomach cancer risk: study

Long-term intake of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux conditions such as heartburn and ulcers may double the risk of stomach cancer.

01 Nov 2017 5:25 PM

Smoking may lead to inflammatory bowel disease: study

Find out what researchers want people to know.

01 Nov 2017 3:07 PM

Find out if spicy foods can curb salt cravings or lower blood pressure

A high-salt diet has long been linked to higher odds of developing high blood pressure and heart disease.

01 Nov 2017 2:42 PM

Time off for good behaviour: Japan firm rewards non-smokers

Japan lags behind other developed nations in terms of smoke-free policies and the social pressure to quit is less intense.

01 Nov 2017 2:10 PM

Scientists discover new test that can predict miscarriage just one week into pregnancy

Test, carried out in first 12 weeks of pregnancy, can also predict if woman is expected to give birth prematurely or develop pre-eclampsia.

01 Nov 2017 1:47 PM


Breast milk can reduce risk of cot death, new study reveals

Find out what researchers have learned.

01 Nov 2017 12:46 PM

Eating alone can impact your health: Study

New study finds those who eat alone are at high risk of a metabolic syndrome.

01 Nov 2017 11:18 AM

Study explains air pollution's damaging risk factors

Read on to find out more.

01 Nov 2017 9:27 AM

Study shows genetic risk factors for asthma, hay fever and eczema

Asthma, hay fever and eczema are allergic diseases that affect different parts of the body.

01 Nov 2017 9:14 AM

Eating fish during pregnancy may cut risk of asthma in babies

Researchers made their conclusion after examining two studies.

01 Nov 2017 9:06 AM