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  Life   Health  06 Apr 2018

Life, Health, 06 Apr 2018

Smartphones may be useful for measuring symptoms of Parkinson's disease

The app asks patients to complete five tasks that assess speech, finger tapping, gait, balance and reaction time.

06 Apr 2018 8:56 PM

Britain tries to tackle obesity by introducing sugar tax on soft drinks

The government hopes the tax will raise 163240 million per year, which it will spend on sports facilities and breakfast clubs.

06 Apr 2018 8:46 PM

First woman with bionic arm feels with prosthetic fingers thanks to new technology

This way she can feel objects and know how hard she has to hold it for a firm grip.

06 Apr 2018 4:59 PM

Researchers study impact of long-term exposures to outdoor air pollution

The study strengthens the evidence on the link between long-term exposure to outdoor pollution and asthma in adults.

06 Apr 2018 3:28 PM

This woman can go into shock and die if she eats anything other than rice and veggies

Rare condition, striking around one in 150,000 people means she can go into life-threatening anaphylactic shock if she eats anything else.

06 Apr 2018 2:44 PM


Find out how you can stop falling asleep when bored

Expert says low-stress, safe environment like a lecture hall or cinema may prompt certain people to fall asleep.

06 Apr 2018 2:10 PM

Find out which is the best position for sleeping

According to researchers, how you lie down at night could affect a whole lot more than just your slumber.

06 Apr 2018 12:42 PM

Woman's face uncontrollably swells up due to sun poisoning

Find out more about the dangers.

06 Apr 2018 11:52 AM

Found out about foods to get healthy skin this summer

From sweet potatoes, sprouts to dark chocolate, here are food items which benefit the skin during summers.

06 Apr 2018 11:26 AM

'Quit-line number' on tobacco product packages from September

The decision comes after the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare notified a new set of health warnings for all tobacco product packs.

06 Apr 2018 9:05 AM


Excessive use of gadgets severely impacts relationships: Study

Many people today depend on devices to stay connected with their friends and family.

06 Apr 2018 8:53 AM

Dairy products intake ensures higher bone strength among men

Here is what a new study has found.

06 Apr 2018 8:43 AM