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  Life   Health  06 Sep 2018

Life, Health, 06 Sep 2018

Burnout may be reason behind doctors prescribing wrong medicines

Patient satisfaction is three times more likely to be lower when doctors are physically, emotionally and mentally exhausted.

06 Sep 2018 7:03 PM

Girl who kept biting nails left without a thumb after she develops rare cancer

When she finally saw a doctor, the psychology student found that she had caused trauma to her nail bed which led to a rare form of cancer.

06 Sep 2018 5:14 PM

Children who grow up in places surrounded by trees do better at school

This makes it more crucial for architects and governments to put emphasis on green spaces towns and cities.

06 Sep 2018 4:53 PM

Here's what your child is looking up online

Children were more likely to watch video content and listen to music, than spend time on social media.

06 Sep 2018 3:45 PM

Study reveals causes of malnutrition in elderly people

Malnutrition has an array of consequences.

06 Sep 2018 3:09 PM


Nerve stimulation may improve sexual response in women

Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) can be tough to diagnose and even more difficult to treat.

06 Sep 2018 1:55 PM

Marijuana can relieve your pain: Study

Pain is a complex experience that involves both the senses and emotions.

06 Sep 2018 1:23 PM

Routine testing for prostate cancer harmful, suggest experts

Find out why the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test remains controversial.

06 Sep 2018 12:58 PM

Walking tied to lower risk of heart failure in older women

Findings show higher amounts of self-reported physical activity associated with significantly lower risks of developing heart failure.

06 Sep 2018 10:29 AM

Quarter of adults too inactive, putting health at risk

There has been no improvement in global levels of physical activity since 2001, according to the study.

06 Sep 2018 9:09 AM


Toxic metals tied to increased heart disease risk

Findings reinforce fact that environmental exposures are equally important for cardiovascular risk, and should not be ignored.

06 Sep 2018 8:46 AM