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Life, Health, 02 Jul 2018

Everything you need to know about iron deficiency – the underrated health hazard

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies prevalent in our country.

02 Jul 2018 8:53 PM

'Doctors continue to bear the brunt of social aggression'

Psychologists contend that this could be part of a larger trend in society, of giving vent to innate prejudices, bigotry, patriarchy.

02 Jul 2018 8:27 PM

High sodium diet may increase mortality risk: Study

Sodium is notoriously hard to measure.

02 Jul 2018 5:45 PM

Depression may be more severe in elderly people

It’s also possible that the aging brain has less plasticity, or ability to rebound from mental illness.

02 Jul 2018 5:22 PM

Cyclists in tight shorts 'put fertility at risk'; says study

Men who wear skintight cycling shorts could be harming their chances of getting their partner pregnant, experts have warned.

02 Jul 2018 4:26 PM


Exercise may help childhood cancer survivors live longer

In cancer survivors, cancer treatment causes what we consider to be an accelerated aging process.

02 Jul 2018 4:17 PM

Scientists create ‘artificial ovary’ to help women left infertile from cancer therapy

Researchers extracted patients’ immature eggs and grew them in biological “scaffolding” created in a lab.

02 Jul 2018 4:12 PM

Not all cancer drugs work

DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism that plays a key role in switching genes "on" or "off".

02 Jul 2018 4:11 PM

Scientists create artificial ovary for women left unable to have children

Young girls who haven’t undergone puberty may become sterile even before ovaries can produce eggs due to chemotherapy drugs.

02 Jul 2018 4:09 PM

Work stress may be deadly for men with heart disease and diabetes

People with chronic health problems like heart disease and diabetes tend to experience more depression.

02 Jul 2018 4:05 PM


Eating walnuts may halve type 2 diabetes risk: Study

The average intake among walnut consumers was approximately 1.5 tablespoons per day.

02 Jul 2018 3:33 PM

This gene holds key to human immunity

"Even though the human genome was first fully sequenced in 2003, there are still thousands of genes that we know very little about.

02 Jul 2018 3:05 PM

Man without limbs, lips gets shoulder skin grafted, new lips tattooed on face

Alex Lewis, had skin from his shoulder grafted around his mouth after he lost part of his face to a vicious flesh-eating infection.

02 Jul 2018 2:06 PM

Diabetics may find relief from painful injections thanks to new insulin pill

The pill may help overcome pain and needle phobia some diabetics face.

02 Jul 2018 12:20 PM

Gonorrhoea symptoms more prominent in men than women

WHO estimates that 78 million people worldwide are infected with gonorrhea each year.

02 Jul 2018 11:46 AM


Taking photos can impair memory of events: Study

Researchers warn people should be mindful about deciding when they should take photos.

02 Jul 2018 9:17 AM

Kids using discreet 'vaping' devices to smoke in school: Study

The gadget called JUUL is little bigger than a pack of gum.

02 Jul 2018 9:06 AM

'Slow but sure' progress toward less toxic tools to fight cancer

An immunotherapy treatment is highly effective in a minority of patients.

02 Jul 2018 8:57 AM

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer: Related?

Proper treatment for diabetes and regular follow-ups are necessary. Patients must make changes to their lifestyle & diet. They should Also exercise.

02 Jul 2018 12:08 AM