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  Life   Health  03 Jun 2018

Life, Health, 03 Jun 2018

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds

Some study leaders consult for breast cancer drugmakers or for the company that makes the gene test.

03 Jun 2018 5:55 PM

Got indigestion? These cows could solve your milk problem

Selling Guernsey A2 milk and cheese is a way to make extra income.

03 Jun 2018 5:38 PM

Smartphone app can detect autism symptoms in kids

Autism screening in young children is presently done in clinical settings, rather than the child's natural environment.

03 Jun 2018 4:10 PM

New material can help tooth enamel regenerate

This structural organisation is critical for the outstanding physical properties exhibited by natural dental enamel.

03 Jun 2018 3:37 PM

An entire generation is at risk of going deaf as people listen to loud music on phones

The number of people under 30 having permanent hearing damage has been increasing for the past decade in the UK.

03 Jun 2018 3:35 PM


Dieting may point to risky behaviours in teenage girls

We should focus on health broadly rather than weight as an indicator of health.

03 Jun 2018 3:16 PM

Walking faster may add years to your life

Separating the effect of one specific aspect of physical activity and understanding its association with risk of early death is complex.

03 Jun 2018 2:40 PM

Brain area key to spiritual experiences identified

Spiritual experiences are robust states that may have profound impacts on people's lives.

03 Jun 2018 12:36 PM

Novel drug can fight genetic obesity

Diets and surgery can help them lose weight, but the long-term effect is poor.

03 Jun 2018 12:15 PM

Secret to fruit flies' longevity may lie in gut

The flies fed with the symbiotic lived up to 66 days old - 26 days more than the ones without the supplement.

03 Jun 2018 11:45 AM


Gene sequencing study finds new cancers linked with Lynch syndrome

Lynch syndrome is typically associated with an increased risk of colorectal and endometrial cancers.

03 Jun 2018 9:53 AM

New blood test shows promise in early detection of lung cancer

The research studied the ability of three different prototype sequencing tests to detect cancer in blood samples.

03 Jun 2018 9:42 AM

Weight change linked with bone strength

Older adults who are losing weight should be aware of the potential negative effects on the skeleton.

03 Jun 2018 8:41 AM

No, nail treatments do not affect patient's oxygen levels

Experimental data indicate the nail treatments specified do not contribute significantly to a difference in blood oxygen readings.

03 Jun 2018 8:32 AM