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  Life   Health  09 Feb 2018

Life, Health, 09 Feb 2018

Tiny snail found growing inside puss filled abscess on 11-year-old's elbow

The boy was inoculated with a snail’s egg when he hurt his elbow while playing in a pool.

09 Feb 2018 6:13 PM

Study shows undernourished kids more likely to suffer from hearing loss

Hearing loss is 4th leading cause of disability worldwide, and 80 per cent of affected individuals live in low-and middle-income countries.

09 Feb 2018 2:26 PM

Preserving fertility in women with cancer

Read on to find out more.

09 Feb 2018 1:08 PM

Here's why you feel hungrier as you lose weight

A new study has found factors to consider.

09 Feb 2018 12:54 PM

WHO-approved vaccine carrier to prevent in-transit vaccine freezing commercially available

When health workers suspect temperature damage, the vaccine or medication is often discarded.

09 Feb 2018 12:35 PM


This marker could help find heart attack patients most at risk

A new study's findings provide exciting clues as to why some patients are at higher risk after heart attack.

09 Feb 2018 11:56 AM

This protein can up survival during flu

Here is what a new study has found.

09 Feb 2018 11:39 AM

Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

The findings suggest that nutritional interventions in South Asia could help prevent hearing loss.

09 Feb 2018 11:15 AM

Human eggs fully grown in lab for first time, raises hopes of infertility treatment

Major breakthrough offers hope to women in danger of being left infertile from treatments such as chemotherapy

09 Feb 2018 10:05 AM


Taking high amounts of ibuprofen leads to heart attacks

About 15 per cent of adults taking ibuprofen or other NSAIDs like aspirin, naproxen and diclofenac exceeded maximum recommended daily dose.

09 Feb 2018 9:09 AM

Find out the causes and solutions for erectile dysfunction

In present times, it is not merely a medical condition but a word which has become synonymous to the 'lack of power' in an individual.

09 Feb 2018 8:29 AM

Free pass for public transport for older adults lowers risk of depression, say experts

Study finds increased eligibility for free bus pass led to 12 per cent decline in depression symptoms among elderly.

09 Feb 2018 8:11 AM

Study finds African-Americans disproportionately endangered by HIV/AIDS

Less than 41 per cent of blacks had sustained viral suppression, according to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

09 Feb 2018 7:56 AM