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Life, Health, 02 Nov 2018

5 tips to reduce back pain this festive season

It is important to exercise caution to prevent an aching back during this busy period.

02 Nov 2018 6:03 PM

Contact lens that can treat eye injuries developed in Australia

The new treatment could also become useful as a part of the first-line therapy in the management of acute eye injuries.

02 Nov 2018 4:42 PM

New antibiotic to combat drug-resistant TB found in soil, study finds

Rates of rifamycin resistance are steadily rising, which presents a major problem to doctors attempting to treat TB.

02 Nov 2018 2:40 PM

Coconut oil compounds more effective than insect repellents, says study

Study identified specific coconut oil fatty acids that have strong repellency and long-lasting effectiveness against multiple insects.

02 Nov 2018 2:25 PM

Inflammation can lead to sleep disorders: Study

Scientists found a link between what causes inflammation and what controls the body's clock.

02 Nov 2018 1:25 PM


Doctor removes woman's kidney during surgery after mistaking it for a tumour

The reason for this was that Dr Vasquez hadn’t seen scans that showed Pacheco as having a pelvic kidney due to a birth defect.

02 Nov 2018 12:52 PM

Becoming more sensitive to pain increases risk of persistent knee pain

Researchers say therapy aimed at prevention or improvement of pain sensitisation may be a novel approach to preventing persistent knee pain.

02 Nov 2018 12:36 PM

Coffee lovers! Your hot brew has higher antioxidant levels

Drinking it in moderation could be good for your health.

02 Nov 2018 12:23 PM

Adding cottonseed oil to your diet can lower cholesterol, finds study

Here is what a new study has found.

02 Nov 2018 11:34 AM


Use of antidepressants higher among men who get surgery and radiation for prostate cancer

Prostate cancer patients often fit the demographic profile (white, older age, and male) of someone at risk for depression.

02 Nov 2018 10:35 AM