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Life, Health, 06 Nov 2017

Antacids may up kidney disease risk: study

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which reduce gastric acid production, are one of the most commonly prescribed medications worldwide.

06 Nov 2017 7:54 PM

Vitamin D boosts recovery from burn injury

The effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation to improve outcomes in burn patients would need to be verified in clinical trials.

06 Nov 2017 6:56 PM

Here are some methods to control your hunger after a workout

Get started with these helpful tips.

06 Nov 2017 6:38 PM

Metal carried by dinosaur-killing asteroid could kill cancer cells, cure disease

The precious metal platinum is already used in more than 50 per cent of cancer chemotherapies.

06 Nov 2017 4:20 PM

PCOS increases risk of mental health disorders in women

Here is what researchers discovered.

06 Nov 2017 4:15 PM


How geckos regrow their tails may help treat spinal injuries

Humans, on the other hand, respond to a spinal cord injury by making scar tissue rather than new tissue.

06 Nov 2017 3:24 PM

Online networks can help smokers quit: study

About 11% of those who only read others posts - quit smoking; and only 8% of study participants that never visited quit smoking.

06 Nov 2017 2:23 PM

Why you should not store eggs in the fridge door

Find out where the right spot is.

06 Nov 2017 2:19 PM

There may be toxic levels of lead in drinking glasses, says study

Researchers find lead and cadmium on surface of glasses and rims, with 1,000 times higher concentrations.

06 Nov 2017 2:04 PM

Chemotherapy could damage fertility of patients' children: Study

New study sheds light on how patients' children are affected by the treatment.

06 Nov 2017 1:29 PM


Scientists warn hair, soap build-up could put you at risk of deadly bacteria

Find out how quickly it can spread and become fatal.

06 Nov 2017 12:16 PM

Brain chemicals that help avoid unwanted thoughts identified

Research may pave way for treating patients of PTSD, depression or schizophrenia.

06 Nov 2017 8:39 AM

Genes linked to pancreatic cancer identified

The team found that patients who had three or four of the altered genes had worse disease-free survival.

06 Nov 2017 8:17 AM

Babies too can estimate probabilities, finds new study

According to researchers, six months seems to be the minimum age at which infants start to deal with probability information.

06 Nov 2017 8:03 AM

Let’s talk about pelvic physical therapy

Loss of bladder control can interfere with your life. But this condition can be curbed with pelvic physical therapy.

06 Nov 2017 12:52 AM