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  Life   Health  02 Aug 2018

Life, Health, 02 Aug 2018

Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

There’s no clear gender difference in gaining weight after smoking cessation.

02 Aug 2018 8:15 PM

Flaxseed oil improves heart health

Find out about the health benefits.

02 Aug 2018 6:50 PM

Superbugs now also becoming resistant to alcohol disinfectants

VRE bugs can cause urinary tract, wound and bloodstream infections that are notoriously difficult to treat.

02 Aug 2018 5:00 PM

Study finds LGBQ teens more prone to diabetes

Obesity and sedentary activity may be higher among LGBQ youth.

02 Aug 2018 4:47 PM

Regular sauna users may have fewer chronic diseases

Regular sauna bathing helps reduce blood pressure, inflammation, oxidative stress, circulation of bad cholesterol.

02 Aug 2018 4:29 PM

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Serving food on smaller plates won't aid weight loss as people identify portion sizes

The notion is based on the Delbouef illusion which states that portions served on small plates appear larger to people.

02 Aug 2018 4:27 PM

Depressed parents may take kids to the doctor more often

Parents with depression may be more worried about their child’s symptoms and take them to the emergency department more frequently.

02 Aug 2018 4:24 PM

Infants exposed to baby talk words develop better language skills

The more baby talk words that infants are exposed to, the quicker they grasp the language.

02 Aug 2018 4:17 PM

How smoking affects breastfeeding habits

New study finds the more smokers there were in the home, the shorter the breastfeeding duration.

02 Aug 2018 3:20 PM

Here are 3 steps to help lose weight fast

Without iron willpower, then hunger usually causes one to give up plans quickly. Here is simple 3-step plan to lose weight fast.

02 Aug 2018 2:55 PM

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Sharing parenting roles leads to healthier infants

Both parents may pass on good bacteria to their young through close contact.

02 Aug 2018 2:20 PM

Does obesity play role in how flu spreads

Obesity can alter the body's immune response and lead to chronic inflammation.

02 Aug 2018 1:57 PM

Lung cancer mortality rate among women may spike by 40%

Meanwhile, the global age-standardized breast cancer mortality rate is projected to decrease by 9%.

02 Aug 2018 1:22 PM

Chronic infections can outsmart the immune system

Find out how.

02 Aug 2018 12:49 PM

Refreezing ice-cream after it has melted may cause food poisoning

The sugary, milky liquid is a perfect setting for bacteria like listeria and poses a risk when you consume it again after refreezing.

02 Aug 2018 12:44 PM

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Using technology to quit smoking makes it easier

Tobacco smoking is responsible for a large number of deaths.

02 Aug 2018 11:52 AM

Low protein diet can help cure cancer: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

02 Aug 2018 11:38 AM

Teetotallers, like big drinkers, more prone to dementia, says study

Long-term teetotallers were roughly 50 per cent more likely to suffer Alzheimers or another form of neurodegenerative disease.

02 Aug 2018 10:21 AM

Career choices may hamper fertility, says study

Study highlights difficulty faced by many young university-educated women, in balancing aspirations of study, career and parenthood.

02 Aug 2018 8:45 AM

Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in eastern province

Ebola is believed to be spread over long distances by bats and can turn up in bush meat sold at food markets throughout Congo.

02 Aug 2018 8:24 AM

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