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  Life   Health  05 Oct 2017

Life, Health, 05 Oct 2017

EU watchdog OKs cancer drugs without evidence they work: Study

Given the toxicity and expense of cancer drugs, patients should be exposed only when they can expect an improvement in their life.

05 Oct 2017 8:41 PM

Why women develop heart disease later than men decoded

Earlier studies found that heart attacks were worse for males than for females of similar age.

05 Oct 2017 8:32 PM

Research suggests parents may be responsible for picky eating habits in children

Parents can now breathe easy, it's the genetic makeup that's responsible for your children’s fussy eating.

05 Oct 2017 7:18 PM

Asthmatic mothers-to-be more likely to give birth to underweight babies

Here is what researchers found.

05 Oct 2017 6:03 PM

Giant python chopped and eaten by villagers after attacking man in Indonesia

Sutarja said the 37-year-old Nababan, who sometimes liked to eat snake, tried to catch the giant python and stuff it in a gunny sack.

05 Oct 2017 5:21 PM


Sweet tooth? You are at higher risk of developing heart disease

This raises concern for the future health of the younger population.

05 Oct 2017 5:01 PM

Doctors remove masses of metal from stomach of man who ate needles due to psychosis

The man was moved to the emergency room 5 times in 5 years and objects like spoons, needles, coins and pebbles were removed.

05 Oct 2017 4:06 PM

Improve your brain health in 1 week by running

Here is what a new study has found.

05 Oct 2017 3:18 PM

Sleep is key to improving health mentally and physically

Find also out how poor sleep can lead to dementia.

05 Oct 2017 2:19 PM

Zumba classes may help better our quality of life, says new study

According to study, positive impact of the dance routine can last for up to two months.

05 Oct 2017 1:57 PM


Doctors find dead foetus of twin in stomach of boy who complained of pain and bloating

Doctors thought it was a tumour when the boy complained of a hard mass in his abdoment but scans showed something else.

05 Oct 2017 12:33 PM

Smoking cannabis linked to violence in people, says study

Researchers confirm for first time that using the drug may lead to rise in crimes.

05 Oct 2017 12:06 PM

Women with high blood pressure in their 40s at increased risk of dementia: study

The findings may help better further understand how changes in blood pressure affects the risk of dementia.

05 Oct 2017 12:03 PM

Drop in HIV cases as controversial PrEP prophylactic drug spreads

According to study, it is the first time that cases in high-risk group have decreased since epidemic started in the 1980s.

05 Oct 2017 10:21 AM

Working night shifts increases risk of abdominal obesity, says study

Researchers suggest modifying working schedules to avoid prolonged exposure to long-term night shifts might help reduce risk of obesity.

05 Oct 2017 8:11 AM


Meditation may help prevent heart disease, say experts

Meditation may be associated with decreased levels of stress, anxiety and depression, and improved sleep and overall wellbeing

05 Oct 2017 8:01 AM

Kerala man's severed penis gete reattached after complicated surgery

The genital was successfully re-fixed after a complex eight-hour long surgery at Aster Malabar Institute of Medical Science.

05 Oct 2017 7:40 AM