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  Life   Health  08 Feb 2018

Life, Health, 08 Feb 2018

What causes erectile dysfunction

Find out more.

08 Feb 2018 7:12 PM

Detox diets can be dangerous, health experts warn

Find out why.

08 Feb 2018 6:44 PM

Positive attitude towards ageing works wonders

The study examined whether culture-based age beliefs influence the risk of developing dementia among older people.

08 Feb 2018 5:49 PM

Diet may help prevent spread of deadly breast cancer: study

Foods rich in asparagine include dairy, whey, beef, poultry, eggs, fish, seafood, asparagus, potatoes, legumes, nuts, seeds, whole grains.

08 Feb 2018 5:31 PM

Vaping may boost pneumonia risk: Study

Although it is possible that vaping might increase susceptibility to pneumonia, the effect is likely to be lower than from smoking itself.

08 Feb 2018 4:43 PM


New blood test to identify people at heart disease risk

The study found that the patients with the longest clot lysis time had a 40 per cent increased risk of recurrent myocardial infarction.

08 Feb 2018 1:59 PM

Restorative yoga could aid weight loss

Find out why.

08 Feb 2018 1:21 PM

Air pollution may lead to unethical behaviour: study

The findings published in the journal Psychological Science suggest that this association may be due to increased anxiety.

08 Feb 2018 12:34 PM

Over-the-counter painkillers may influence emotions: study

Painkillers also affected the ability to process information. 

08 Feb 2018 12:12 PM


Find out what just one cigarette does to your body

From stomach ache to ear infection, we list the effects of smoking on human body.

08 Feb 2018 11:45 AM

40 of Queen’s Windsor swan flock succumb to bird flu

Team of volunteers in biohazard suits collect bodies to prevent spread of disease.

08 Feb 2018 10:27 AM

Gilead triple HIV drug finds US FDA approval

However, rival ViiV Healthcare, quickly filed a lawsuit alleging that Gilead was infringing patents on ViiV’s dolutegravir.

08 Feb 2018 9:54 AM

Study shows vaping may boost pneumonia risk

Researchers notice sharp increase in the amount of bacteria sticking to airway cells after e-cigarette exposure.

08 Feb 2018 9:36 AM

Doctors create way to kill liver cancer cells

According to researchers at the University of Delaware, this research could accelerate the development of new treatments for liver cancer.

08 Feb 2018 8:17 AM


Breast cancer survivors may die of heart disease, doctors warn

Chemotherapy can weaken heart muscle, some newer medicines can increase risk of heart failure, radiation can cause heart rhythm disorders.

08 Feb 2018 8:11 AM

Common drug for PTSD doesn’t stem nightmares, sleep problems in veterans

Recipients show no significant reduction in recurrent nightmares or easier sleep compared to veterans receiving placebo.

08 Feb 2018 8:01 AM

Tread with caution in hospitals

It’s a fact of life: People checking into hospital face risks.

08 Feb 2018 2:16 AM