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  Life   Health  10 May 2018

Life, Health, 10 May 2018

Church and religion take back seat as a secular Ireland votes on abortion

Ireland was once one of Europe’s most socially conservative and staunchly Catholic countries.

10 May 2018 8:55 PM

Statin patients and their hearts

Some patients experience a heart attack or need coronary revascularisation to open blocked heart arteries while taking statins.

10 May 2018 8:50 PM

Mass vaccinations can't prevent Ebola outbreaks

Here is what a new study has found.

10 May 2018 8:41 PM

Study reveals depression in older adults linked to memory problems

It may be possible that treatment may also reduce thinking and memory problems.

10 May 2018 6:22 PM

This technique can improve stroke patients' walking speed

The evidence doesn't show improvement in balance and other key outcomes in stroke patients undergoing rTMS.

10 May 2018 6:13 PM


World Lupus Day: Here's everything you need to know

Lupus was disease that caused Selena Gomez’s kidneys to fail and in 2017 she received kidney donation from actress friend Francia Raisa.

10 May 2018 5:26 PM

Pointers to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder

Psychotherapy approaches addressed the underlying dysfunctions of fear extinction and emotion regulation.

10 May 2018 5:18 PM

Lab-on-a-chip device may help repair eye damage: study

Retinal degeneration is a leading cause of blindness that, with other eye diseases will affect 196 million people worldwide in 2020.

10 May 2018 5:13 PM

Confusion caused by minimalist tattoo almost results in surgical mishap

The tattoo is being used to educate surgeons about how a well prepared surgery can be derailed by a tattoo.

10 May 2018 2:17 PM

Laughter NOT the best medicine: Study reveals comics have shorter life expectancy

Comedians and improv artists may ignore warning signs or symptoms of various diseases.

10 May 2018 2:15 PM


Lesbian, bisexual (LB) women at greater risk of diabetes

Lesbian and bisexual women developed type 2 diabetes at younger ages than heterosexual women.

10 May 2018 1:56 PM

Surgeons remove massive tumour from face of woman who was left unable to speak

She was only able to leave the house with a scarf since she was too embarrassed and scared of cruel strangers.

10 May 2018 1:46 PM

New ear for woman grown in her forearm after she lost it in a road accident

She was thrown out of the car in the mishap which left her spine fractured in many places and the left ear completely destroyed.

10 May 2018 1:29 PM

Eating potatoes helps you lose weight faster

According to researchers, the foods fill dieters up quicker so they have fewer cravings for snacks and junk food and end up eating less.

10 May 2018 11:10 AM

Study finds eating fast food linked to infertility in women

Women who rarely or never ate fast food have 8 pc risk of infertility, while those who do have double the risk.

10 May 2018 8:49 AM


Cancer warnings to be served up with coffee in California

Many California coffee sellers, including Starbucks, already post signs with such warnings.

10 May 2018 8:14 AM