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  Life   Health  06 Dec 2016

Life, Health, 06 Dec 2016

Missing 1-2 hours of sleep doubles crash risk: study

A driver who has slept for less than five hours has a crash risk comparable to someone driving drunk.

06 Dec 2016 9:13 PM

Caesarean births are impacting human evolution

An increasing number of mothers now need surgery to deliver a baby due to their narrow pelvis size.

06 Dec 2016 7:21 PM

Starvation may shorten lifespan of future generations

Even moderate caloric restriction can shorten the human lifespan.

06 Dec 2016 6:54 PM

Chemotherapy may cause women to grow new eggs

A therapy commonly used to target Hodgkin's lymphoma appears to increase the number of non-growing eggs in women's ovaries.

06 Dec 2016 6:37 PM

Men tend to overeat in social events: study

Eating more than friends is seen as a show of virility and strength, a new study has found.

06 Dec 2016 5:38 PM


Doctors say misuse of drugs high among patients

About 5 percent of doctors also identified overuse of dietary supplements including vitamin D, niacin, fish oil, calcium and folic acid.

06 Dec 2016 9:27 AM

Even one cigarette a day may kill you early

Tobacco smoking poses a major public health challenge and claims about five million lives each year worldwide.

06 Dec 2016 9:09 AM

Repeated dieting might cause weight gain

By contrast, people who don't diet will learn that food supplies are reliable and they do not need to store so much fat.

06 Dec 2016 8:49 AM