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  Life   Health  10 Mar 2018

Life, Health, 10 Mar 2018

Stored blood may be unsafe for severely injured patients: study

For severely injured patients who have massive bleeding, older blood was associated with dysfunction in blood flow.

10 Mar 2018 6:40 PM

Regular exercise slows down ageing: study

Researchers assessed the health of older adults who had exercised most of their adult lives to see if this could slow down ageing.

10 Mar 2018 6:29 PM

Stress can be contagious: study

We readily communicate our stress to others, sometimes without even knowing it.

10 Mar 2018 6:21 PM

New links between heart attacks, inflammatory bowel disease found

Inflammation has long been recognised as playing a key role in the development of heart disease.

10 Mar 2018 5:37 PM

New drugs could help prevent hearing loss

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 360 million people worldwide, including 32 million children, suffer from hearing loss.

10 Mar 2018 4:34 PM


Study finds female bosses who wear more makeup perceived as worse leaders

Members of both sexes perceive ladies as better leaders if they are bare faced.

10 Mar 2018 4:14 PM

Insomnia may be genetic: study

Chronic insomnia goes hand in hand with various long-term health issues such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

10 Mar 2018 2:18 PM

Saliva prevents traveller's diarrhoea: study

When examined under the microscope, significantly fewer bacteria were able to attach to the tissue in the presence of histatin-5.

10 Mar 2018 2:06 PM

Couple from Germany left paralysed after eating canned beans

Married couple left paralysed for five months in intensive care after eating green beans from a can.

10 Mar 2018 1:38 PM

Genes that make elephants resistant to cancer also found in humans

The study says that since all vertebrates evolved from a common ancestor, humans also have these anti-cancer genes.

10 Mar 2018 12:51 PM


High-fibre diet may help treat type 2 diabetes, says study

Study provides evidence that eating more of the right dietary fibres may rebalance the gut microbiota.

10 Mar 2018 10:35 AM

Study says women with asthma may struggle to conceive

Several studies have linked asthma to reproduction-related problems in women.

10 Mar 2018 8:30 AM

Women are choosing comfort over high heels, finds study

Sales of high heels dropped 12 per cent in 2017, while sneakers market saw boom of 37 per cent to $2.3 billion.

10 Mar 2018 8:14 AM

Twitter, Facebook becoming unpopular, says report

The Origin's survey has revealed that over 50 per cent of users between the ages of 18 and 24 had been "seeking relief from social media".

10 Mar 2018 8:00 AM